Array Funk ACES Library Extension Resources
Resource Guide to the Food Sciences

Government Sites

Agricultural Research Service
"The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the principal in-house research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture "

Bad Bug Book

CDC - Centers for Disease Control

CDC Travel Information

EDI -- Emerging Infectious Diseases (Online Journal)

Food borne and Diarrheal Diseases. CDC, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

NCID-National Center for Infectious Diseases-Online Publications

Summary of Notifiable Diseases

CFSAN-Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Community Food Security Assessment Toolkit

From the Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. "This report provides a toolkit of standardized measurement tools for assessing various aspects of community food security. It includes a general guide to community assessment and focused materials for examining six basic assessment components related to community food security."

Economic Research Service-U.S. Department of Agriculture
"ERS provides economic analyses to support a competitive agricultural system, a safe food supply, a healthy, well-nourished population, harmony between agriculture and the environment, and enhanced quality of life for rural Americans."

Federal Consumer Information Center

Food Composition Data from the USDA

"The USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 15 provides data on 6,220 foods for up to 117 nutrients and food components. You can either view the data here or download the data files and documentation in several different formats for use later on your computer. A search tool is also provided so you can look up the nutrient content of different foods directly from this home page."

FDA-Food and Drug Administration

Food and Nutrition Information Center

The FNIC is located at the National Agricultural Library, and is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Agricultural Research Service. Its mission, since 1971, has been "to collect and disseminate information about food and human nutrition."
"Gateway to Government Food Safety Information"

Food Surveys Research Group
The mission of FSRG is "to monitor and assess food consumption and related behavior of the U.S. population by conducting surveys and providing the resulting information for food and nutrition-related programs and public policy decisions."

Frequently Asked Questions about Phytonutrients

Library of Congress

NIH-National Institute of Health

Nutrient Data from the USDA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

USDA-United States Department of Agriculture

USPTO-Unites States Patent and Trademark Office

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