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Food Safety Resources

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:

Web Sites

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service
www.fsis.usda.gov

Food Safety from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
www.fda.gov/Food

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov

Fight Bac! Partnership for Food Safety Education
www.fightbac.org

USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
www.cfia-acia.agr.ca

Other Resources

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline
www.foodsafety.gov
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.