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Food Safety for Moms to Be: Resources

Food Safety for Moms-To-Be Here you'll find contact information and a list of food safety and health-related Web links organized into helpful categories.

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Contact Information

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Food Information Line at: 1-888-SAFE FOOD. Call with questions concerning dairy foods and shell eggs, produce, seafood, and processed foods (not made with meat and poultry products).

    The FDA's Food Information Line provides answers to questions on food safety, nutrition, dietary supplements, food labeling, cosmetics, food additives and food biotechnology. To speak with an FDA Information Specialist, call between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. More than 200 hours of recorded messages are available 24 hours a day.

    All services available in English only.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture Meat and Poultry Hotline at: 1-888-MPHotline. The TTY number for the hearing impaired is: 1-800-256-7072. Call with questions concerning meat, poultry, and egg products.

Web Links


Pregnancy & Foodborne Illness


Food Safety


Foodborne Outbreaks/Recalls


General Health


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Food and Drug Administration

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