Food Safety Hotline

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Who can I call for questions about meat safety?

Food Safety Hotline

If you have a question regarding meat/poultry food safety, there is a hotline you can contact.

Call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1(800)535-4555. If you reside in Washington, D.C. call (202)720-3333 instead.

Calls are answered by home economists and registered dietitians from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday-Friday year round. Callers also have the option to select from a menu of recorded food safety messages 24-hours a day.

   

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