The USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline has expanded their hours to better serve consumers across the U.S.
To speak to a food safety expert, the hotline hours are now 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST. The hotline also has a 24-hour online service called “Ask Karen” that answers thousands of questions via email or live-chat. This service is available in English or Spanish.
Contact the hotline at 1-888-674-6854 for your food safety questions.
The USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline has been answering food safety questions since 1985.