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

Government Sites

Agricultural Research Service
http://www.ars.usda.gov/
"The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the principal in-house research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture "

Bad Bug Book
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~mow/intro.html

CDC - Centers for Disease Control
http://www.cdc.gov/


CDC Travel Information
http://www.cdc.gov/travel/index.htm

EDI -- Emerging Infectious Diseases (Online Journal)
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/

Food borne and Diarrheal Diseases. CDC, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/foodborne/index.htm

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/

NCID-National Center for Infectious Diseases-Online Publications
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/publicat.htm

Summary of Notifiable Diseases
http://www.cdc.gov/epo/dphsi/annsum/

CFSAN-Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/

Community Food Security Assessment Toolkit
http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/efan02013/

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
http://www.ers.usda.gov/
"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
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/results.tpl?id1=15&startat=1&--woSECTIONSdatarq=15&--SECTIONSword=ww

Food Composition Data from the USDA
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Data/index.html

"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
http://www.fda.gov/

Food and Nutrition Information Center
http://www.nalusda.gov/fnic/

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."

FoodSafety.gov
http://www.foodsafety.gov
"Gateway to Government Food Safety Information"

Food Surveys Research Group
http://www.barc.usda.gov/bhnrc/foodsurvey/Fsrg.html
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
http://www.barc.usda.gov/bhnrc/pl/pl_faq.html

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/

NIH-National Institute of Health
http://www.nih.gov/

Nutrient Data from the USDA
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
http://www.osha.gov/

USDA-United States Department of Agriculture
http://www.usda.gov/

USPTO-Unites States Patent and Trademark Office
http://patents.uspto.gov/


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