- Your Gateway to Federal Food Safety information

Center for Disease Control & Prevention - Food Safety

Ohio Department of Agriculture - Division of Food Safety
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      * Cottage Foods

USDA Food Safety Education

The Ohio State University Fruit & Vegetable Safety Team

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Food Safety Questions:  Call the Meat & Poultry Hotline & Ask USDA
If you have a question about meat, poultry, or egg products, call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline toll free at 1-888-MPHOTLINE (1-888-674-6854)
  - The Hotline is open year-round Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET (English or Spanish)
  - Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.  Check out the FSIS Web site at
  - Send e-mail questions to
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