Nutrition & Food Safety Links/Resources

Ball Canning Hotline: 1-800-240-3340
Butterball Turkey Talk-Line: 1-800-BUTTERBALL (1-800-288-8372)
Food & Drug Administration Outreach and Information Center: 1-888-SAFEFOOD
Poison Help Hotline: 1-800-222-1222
US Department of Agriculture's Meat and Poultry Hotline: 1-800-535-4555 TTY 1-800-256-7072
 American Dietetic Association:
  • General nutrition information and resources. Find a Registered Dietitian.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

  • Links to CDC’s Food Safety Office.  1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
World Health Organization:
  • Links to the Department of Food Safety and Foodborne Diseases (FOS) which works to decrease worldwide foodborne diseases.

United States Department of Agriculture: and Consumer Product hotline: 1-800-638-2772

  • Online and telephone federal information resources for consumers.
 Federal Trade Commission:
  • Information on a wide range of consumer topics.
 American Dietetic Association:
  • Information for consumers about home food safety.
 United States Department of Agriculture:
  • Information for consumers about healthy eating, exercise and steps to a healthier you.
 American Diabetes Association:
  • Information regarding nutrition, lifestyle, medication and research for diabetes.
American Heart Association:
  • Information regarding heart disease, the  warning signs of heart disease, children’s heart health and more.

American Cancer Society:

  • Information regarding cancer prevention and treatment, cancer research and what you can do to help.

National Cancer Institute:

  • Information regarding different types of cancer and cancer research studies. 

National Osteoporosis Foundation:

  • Information regarding osteoporosis, prevention of osteoporosis, doctors, research and more.

National Kidney Foundation:

  • Information regarding kidney disease, transplantation and hemodialysis

American Liver Foundation:

  • Information regarding liver disease and liver wellness.

Family Access Medical Insurance Security Plan:

  • Covering children with affordable health insurance

Virginia Department of Health:

  • Tips and information affecting the public health of woman, men, infants, children, adolescents, as well as  chronic diseases etc. 

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