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Food Safety - Background Knowledge - EBOOKS
Food Safety - Gov't/Other Websites
Gateway to federal food safety information
Food Safety Research Information Office
The Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) supports the research community by collecting, organizing & disseminating food safety information in accordance with the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998.
The Center for Disease Control - Food Safety
Each year, 1 in 6 Americans get sick from eating contaminated food. CDC tracks foodborne illnesses and collaborates with state and local health departments and other federal agencies to investigate foodborne outbreaks. CDC’s work provides information to improve food safety.
World Health Organization - Food Safety
Food safety is essential to good nutrition and health, which are vital to sustainable development. WHO estimates that every year, 1 in 10 people fall ill and 125,000 children under 5 years of age die from foodborne diseases
Food Safety - National Agricultural Law Center
Excellent overview and extensive list of online legal sources and research citations on food safety issues.
Safe Food International
SFI works with consumer organizations worldwide to ensure a safer food supply through national programs and to deter the use of food as a target of intentional contamination. Can search by country.
Food Emergency Response Network
integrates the nation's food-testing laboratories at the local, state, and federal levels into a network that is able to respond to emergencies involving biological, chemical, or radiological contamination of food
Films On Demand - Food Safety
Food Safety and Disease Prevention
Despite the best efforts of experts and organizations, food-borne illness outbreaks still occur. This video examines the risks facing consumers while highlighting culinary and food-handling methods for addressing those risks.
Food Borne Illness
No one wants a burger with a side of salmonella or a taco topped with E. coli, but that’s what you can get when food isn’t prepared correctly. This video describes common—and serious—food-borne illnesses: how they’re spread, and how they can be prevented through careful food handling and proper food preparation.