These web sites and phone numbers offer advice or answer questions about food safety. When using information from these resources, be guided by recommendations from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance dietitians:
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service
Food Safety from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fight Bac! Partnership for Food Safety Education
USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline
Call (800) 535-4555, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time, year-round; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Automated service available 24 hours a day. Information about safe handling of meat and poultry.
U.S. FDA Seafood Hotline
Call (800) 332-4010, Monday through Friday, 12 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Information about safe handling of seafood.