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Resources FOODSAFETY.GOV: The "One-Stop-Shop" for Food Safety Information
The newly redesigned FoodSafety.gov is the gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies (USDA and HHS). Have questions about other aspects of food safety?

U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)
The FDA is charged with protecting consumers against impure, unsafe, and fraudulently labeled products. FDA, through its Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), regulates foods other than the meat, poultry, and egg products regulated by FSIS. FDA is also responsible for the safety of drugs, medical devices, biologics, animal feed and drugs, cosmetics, and radiation emitting devices.

Contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…
…to ask about all domestic and imported food except meat, poultry and processed egg products.

Use These Resources to Contact FDA FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE (FSIS)
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.

Contact the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)…
…to ask about domestic and imported meat, poultry, and processed egg products.

Use These Resources to Contact FSIS CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
CDC leads federal efforts to gather data on foodborne illnesses, investigate foodborne illnesses and outbreaks, and monitor the effectiveness of prevention and control efforts in reducing foodborne illnesses. CDC also plays a key role in building state and local health department epidemiology, laboratory, and environmental health capacity to support foodborne disease surveillance and outbreak response.

Contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…
…to ask about foodborne pathogens and outbreaks of foodborne illness.

Use These Resources to Contact CDC

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