Holiday Food Safety Questions?

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As you’re getting ready to prepare your holiday feast, you may have questions about food safety when cooking that Thanksgiving turkey or ham.

The USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline is a great resource for questions about meat, poultry, or egg products! The hotline is open year-round Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ET. The hotline is closed on Federal government holidays, however, they are open for special hours on Thanksgiving Day from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. There are also recorded food safety messages that are available 24 hours a day!

You can reach the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline toll free at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854)! You may also visit the link below for more information on the hotline!

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline