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Getting Information about Food Safety

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Provides information about meat and poultry inspection, tips for safe handling of food, food safety publications and newsletters, and who to call if you have a problem with food products. Call the toll-free Meat and Poultry Hotline and speak with experts in the field of food safety.

Food Recovery/Gleaning Information

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Provides information about community-based and national efforts to encourage gleaning and food recovery and to support private efforts to rescue food that otherwise might be wasted.

Tips for International Travelers

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Provides information on what agricultural items you can and can't bring back from overseas. Many are prohibited entry because they might harbor dangerous foreign animal or plant pests and diseases. Provides information on the requirements for importing and exporting a variety of plants, animals, and plant and animal products.

Food Assistance Information

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Provides information about food assistance programs to help needy persons get access to a more nutritious diet. Find out who is eligible and how to apply for food assistance through programs including food stamps, supplemental food for women, infants, and children (WIC), school lunch/breakfast, and other child nutrition and family assistance programs.

Nutrition Information

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Provides information about good nutrition and improving the eating habits of the nation's children.

Enjoy our National Forests

USDA Forest Service
Provides descriptions of National Forests and information about recreational, educational and volunteer opportunities.

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