USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline
Phone (888) 674-6854 -- USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline (Toll Free)
Hours Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (ET)
Food Safety and Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250-3700
The toll-free telephone service helps prevent foodborne illness by answering questions about the safe storage, handling, and preparation of meat, poultry, and egg products.