Food Poisoning
Food Poisoning
 
 
 
LINKS TO OTHER RESOURCES
Visit the following websites for information on food safety, food poisoning, government agencies and offices, and consumer groups:
How can I find out if a particular food has been recalled?
FDA and USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services (FISIS) Recall Listing:
http://www.recalls.gov/food.html
 
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Where can I find additional information about food safety and food poisoning?
Government Food Safety Information:
http://www.foodsafety.gov/

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service:
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/

National Center for Infectious Diseases (CDC):
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/food/index.htm

Foodborne Illness Consumer Information (FDA):
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~mow/foodborn.html

Partnership for Food Safety Education:
http://www.fightbac.org/foodborne.cfm?section=4
Where can I find a listing of state and local public health agencies?
 
List of state and local public health agencies and offices:
http://www.foodsafety.gov/~fsg/fsggov.html

List of state home pages, departments of health by state, departments of agriculture by state: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/State_Departments_of_Public_Health/index.asp

How can I contact my legislator to let him or her know that we need stronger laws to protect consumers and our food supply?
Write to Your Legislator:
http://www.congress.org/congressorg/home/

Center for Science in the Public Interest – advocates for improved nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science:
http://www.cspinet.org

Consumers Union – non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports:
http://www.consumersunion.org
Are there consumer groups that can provide me with additional food safety information and support?
Contact:
S.T.O.P. – Safe Tables Our Priority
http://www.safetables.org

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
http://www.foodallergy.org

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If you or a family member has suffered from food poisoning, and you have a question about your legal rights, you can request a free case evaluation from our firm by clicking on free case evaluation. You may also contact us toll free at 1-877-934-6274.
 
The information contained on this page has been gathered from the websites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration and other sources in the public domain.
 
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