Seasonal Oregon Statewide Hotline for Food Safety and Food Preservation Inquiries

Dates for 2016:    July 11 through October 14 

Hotline open:                        M - F, 9:00am to 4:00pm  (Pacific Time)

Telephone Number:              1-800-354-7319

The hotline is a cooperative program of Oregon State University Extension Service.

Hotline questions are answered by volunteer Certified OSU Master Food Preservers.  If calls arrive outside of the standard operation times, please leave a voicemail for some to respond to the next business day call back. 

Additional operations schedule for holiday food calls:

  • November 16-23, 28 & 29, 2016

Hotline Schedule (updated August 5, 2016)