University of Illinois Extension

Holiday Hotlines

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline

The USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline can personally answer your food safety questions on weekdays year-round at 1-888-674-6854.

Butterball Turkey Talk-Line Butterball Turkey Talk-Line

Home economists and nutritionists answer questions at 1-800-288-8372 and offer assistance on turkey cooking-November 1-December 21.

HoneySuckle White Help Line HoneySuckle White Help Line

Automated assistance to questions at 1-800-810-6325 about turkey. Anytime through December 31.