Frequently 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?

  • 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?