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The Food Danger Zone

Bacteria multiply rapidly between 40 and 140°F. To keep food out of this "Danger Zone," keep cold food cold and hot food hot.

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USDA Disaster Resource Center

Find information about specific disasters, and emergencies. Learn how to prepare, recover, and build long-term resilience, and find Federal assistance during disaster events.

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Food Safety Recalls

FSIS monitors recalls of meat and poultry products produced by Federally inspected establishments. This page has information about those recalls that are still in progress as well as any public health alerts issued.

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New farmers, start here.

Agriculture is full of exciting and rewarding opportunities. Farming is a tough job, but at the heart of it all, you'll see a vibrant community contributing to the future of our nation's health and food security.

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USDA Organic

Whether you're already certified organic, considering transitioning all or part of your operation, or working with organic producers, we have resources for you.

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Get to know our Agency

We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management. See a complete list of our agencies and offices.

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