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California Local Department of Health and Agriculture Contact Information

California State Department of Health Contact Information

Most questions regarding food production, handling, sales and serving, including cottage food laws and regulations are handled by the state's local health department or department of agriculture, and sometimes by a city or county business registration office.

California Health Department

  • California Department of Public Health
    General Information: (916) 558-1784
    For relay services for the hearing impaired or speech impaired, please call:
    MCI from TDD 1-800-735-2929 or MCI from voice telephone 1-800-735-2922.
    Sprint from TDD 1-888-877-5378 or Sprint from voice telephone 1-888-877-5379
    Mailing address:
    PO Box 997377, MS 0500
    Sacramento, CA 95899.

California local department of health contacts

[Alameda] [Alpine] [Amador] [Berkeley City] [Butte] [Calaveras] [Colusa] [Contra Costa] [Del Norte] [El Dorado] [Fresno] [Glenn] [Humboldt] [Imperial] [Inyo] [Kern] [Kings] [Lake] [Lassen] [Long Beach City] [Los Angeles] [Madera] [Marin] [Mariposa] [Mendocino] [Merced] [Modoc] [Mono] [Monterey] [Napa] [Nevada] [Orange] [Pasadena City] [Placer] [Plumas] [Riverside] [Sacramento] [San Benito] [San Bernardino] [San Diego] [San Francisco] [San Joaquin] [San Luis Obispo] [San Mateo] [Santa Barbara] [Santa Clara] [Santa Cruz] [Shasta] [Sierra] [Siskiyou] [Solano] [Sonoma] [Stanislaus] [Sutter] [Tehama] [Trinity] [Tulare] [Tuolumne] [Ventura] [Yolo] [Yuba]

California Department of Agriculture

  • Main website
  • 916-654-0466 (Sacramento) General Information
  • 916-654-0462 (Sacramento) Public Affairs
  • If you are using a TTY/TDD (Text Telephone) dial 1-800-735-2929
  • If you are using a TRS (Telephone Relay Service) dial 1-800-735-2922
  • FAX: 916-657-4240 (Sacramento)
  • Address: California Department of Food and Agriculture
    1220 N Street
    Sacramento, California, U.S.A. 95814
  • Hours: Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm | Voice Mail Hours: 5:00pm - 8:00am
  • Website Accessibility Information

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website

FDA Labeling and Nutrition

Nutrition Facts Label, Label Claims, Menu and Vending Machine Labeling, Gluten-Free Labeling

FDA Ingredients and Packaging

Food & Color Additives, GRAS, Food Allergens, Food Contact Substances, New Plant Varieties

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a tool, the AskUSDA site providing information from across USDA all in one place. Just type key words or phrases into the search box. Your search will provide the top 10 results from across USDA. For the best search results, keep in mind that including "and" in the search box will exclude articles that don't include all searched words. Including "or" in the search box will include articles with any of the searched words.

If you have specific USDA questions that you cannot find answers to on the site, call (202) 720-2791 or email USDA at [email protected].

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

If you are looking for the national US Department of Health, that's the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and here is the mailing address and phone number:

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Toll Free Call Center: 1-877-696-6775
Note: Please be aware that mail sent to their Washington D.C. area offices takes an additional 3-4 days to process due to security precautions.