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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA  30333
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Web Address: www.cdc.gov
 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC works with state and local health officials and the public to achieve better health for all people. The CDC creates the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health—by promoting health, preventing disease, injury, and disability, and being prepared for new health threats.


Fight Bac: Partnership for Food Safety Education
2345 Crystal Drive
Suite 800
Arlington, VA  22202
Phone: (202) 220-0651
Fax: (202) 220-0873
Email: info@fightbac.org
Web Address: www.fightbac.org
 

The Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) is a group that works with industry associations, consumer groups, the U.S. government, and professional societies in food science, nutrition, and health to educate the public about safe food handling. The organization offers a "Fight Bac" campaign that teaches the four steps—clean, separate, cook, and chill—that can reduce the risk of food-borne illness. The PFSE website contains food safety brochures, press releases, and other materials for educators and consumers. The site also provides tips on working within your community to promote food safety and has a special section for children.


International Food Information Council Foundation
1100 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 430
Washington, DC  20036
Phone: (202) 296-6540
Email: info@foodinsight.org
Web Address: www.foodinsight.org
 

The International Food Information Council Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides science-based information on food safety, nutrition, and health to nutrition and health professionals, educators, government officials, and journalists. It also offers brochures and other information on food issues to consumers.


National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health
NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations
6610 Rockledge Drive, MSC 6612
Bethesda, MD  20892-6612
Phone: 1-866-284-4107 toll-free
Phone: (301) 496-5717
Fax: (301) 402-3573
TDD: 1-800-877-8339
Web Address: www.niaid.nih.gov
 

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases conducts research and provides consumer information on infectious and immune-system-related diseases.


Safe Tables Our Priority (STOP)
3149 Dundee Road #276
Northbrook, Illinois  60062
Phone: 1-847-831-3032
Email: mail@safetables.org
Web Address: www.safetables.org
 

Safe Tables Our Priority (STOP) is a nonprofit organization that works to inform the public and lobby for government action to eliminate or reduce all food-borne illnesses.


Society of Organization Template Testers
PO Box SOTT
2601 North Bogus Basin Road
Room 219A
Boise, ID 83702
USA
Phone: 208-387-6768
208-345-1161
Fax: none
Email: messig@healthwise.org
Web Address: www.healthwise.org
 

The Society of Organization Template Testers is dedicated to creating, testing, and disseminating information about organization templates.


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 1-888-SAFE-FOOD (1-888-723-3366) for questions about food (except for meat, poultry, and eggs)
1-888-674-6854 (USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline, for questions about meat, poultry, and eggs)
(240) 276-9300 (FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, for questions about pet food)

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