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FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Contact Information

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Outreach and Information Center
5100 Paint Branch Parkway, HFS-009
College Park, MD 20740-3835

1-888-723-3366 (Voice - Toll-free), Outreach and Information Center
1-800-877-8339 (TTY),

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The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) is one of five product-oriented centers of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The mission of CFSAN is to promote and protect the public health and economic interest by ensuring that the food supply is safe, nutritious, wholesome, and honest and that cosmetics are safe and properly labeled. In order to accomplish its mission CFSAN ensures that consumers are fully informed about the food and cosmetic products they buy; protects the public health through scientific research in food and nutrition; ensures accurate labeling of food; and educates consumers about diet and nutrition.


Publications are available on Food Safety, Nutrition, Food Labeling, Dietary Supplements, Additives, Pesticides, and Contaminants, and Safe Seafood Purchasing, Handling & Storage.


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5.5.11. Added FDA to "Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition" & updated FDA as parent org - DK 7.26.11: Added TTY # - AR


Date Entered: 10/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/10/2013
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:51:06 PM
Health Referral Number: HR2504
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