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Buy, Store & Serve Safe Food

This section provides food safety information about:

 

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What You Need to Know about Safe Food Handling 
Learn 4 Steps to Food Safety
 

The food supply in the United States is among the safest in the world. However, when certain disease-causing bacteria or pathogens contaminate food, they can cause foodborne illness, often called “food poisoning.”

 

 

Contact FDA

1-888-SAFEFOOD
1-888-723-3366
10 AM- 4 PM EST
Outreach and Information Center

Inquiries: Submit Your Question

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration

5100 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740

Industry and Consumer Assistance

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