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Louisiana Local Department of Health and Agriculture Contact Information

Louisiana 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.

Louisiana Health Department

Main Office: Louisiana Department of Health

628 N. 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 342-9500

Louisiana local department of health contacts

The following  areas have websites, and some have Facebook pages, that provide information regarding their department and its services:

Select an area of the map for parish health unit locations.

 

Region 5 Region 8 Region 7 Region 6 Region 4 Region 2 Region 9 Region 3 Region 1 Regional Map - Click a number to get regional information

 

 

 

Louisiana COVID Coronavirus Information

Louisiana's state vaccine plan is underway, covering frontline healthcare workers and nursing home and long-term care residents and staff. Vaccines will be available to the general public in spring or summer of 2021. Click Here for Vaccine Finder.

Louisiana Environmental Health

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.



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