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AnswerLine: Answering consumer questions for over 40 years

By Jessica Barnes, communications specialist

AnswerLine offers information and resources for consumers with home and family questions in Minnesota and other states in the Midwest. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staffs and manages this program. They are the welcoming 'front door' to Extension.

Professional consumer and family scientists answer questions about:
  • Child development
  • Cleaning
  • Consumer management
  • Food preparation
  • Food preservation
  • Food safety
  • Home environment
  • Household equipment 
  • Laundry
  • Nutrition
  • Textiles
The AnswerLine team is available 9:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. to answer questions for callers from Minnesota. Call 1-800-854-1678, email or comment on their Facebook page.

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