Commonly Asked Questions (FAQs)



These FAQs provide basic information and related resources for common food and nutrition questions. For personalized dietary advice, please talk to a qualified health care professional.




Where can I get information on food labeling?





Where can I find healthy recipes for different ethnicities?


  • Nutrition.gov collects recipes for a variety of ethnicities including Native American, Latino, and African American on the Ethnic Cooking webpage.



I've just moved to a new area and would like to find out if there is a farmers market nearby.





Years ago I received information from USDA on canning fruits and vegetables and would like to know how to get updated information.





Does USDA have recipes for people on a budget?





How can I avoid foodborne illness and food poisoning?





How long should I keep leftover food?