FDA Food Code: provides
the basis for many state and local food regulations; download it
Word formats, or view it on the Web.
Food Code Adoption: a
reference table from the FDA identifying state-by-state adoption
of the Food Code
Food Safety - General
FoodSafe Archives: searchable
archives of an electronic discussion group sponsored by the
USDA; a wealth of food safety detail, fact, and opinion
Iowa State University Extension Food Safety
Project: provides food safety lessons, reference to common
pathogens, news, legislative information, and more.
Food Keeper: This searchable
resource from the Food Marketing Institute offers details about
storage times and conditions for storing foods.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC): Foodborneillness
facts and figures
FDA Bad Bug Book: a
complete reference to foodborne pathogens
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
Joint Institute for Food Safety Research (JIFSAN): established
between the FDA and the University of Maryland to research food
State Health Departments: gateway to the websites of many state health departments
USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS)
FDA HACCP Backgrounder: the
FDA HACCP Guidelines: an
informative annex to the Food Code
FDA/CFSAN HACCP Principles Guide: This
version from the FDA is an excellent step-by-step guide for
retail foodservice operators.
Institute of Food Technologists: scientific society representing food scientists and
technologists. Offers newsletters, seminars, and other resources
related to food safety.
International Food Safety Council: restaurant and foodservice industry coalition committed to
education about safe food preparation and handling.
International HACCP Alliance:
based at Texas A&M University; focuses on safety of meat and
Manufacturers' Agents for the Food Service Industry (MAFSI): association for independent manufacturers' representative
agencies and the manufacturers they represent in the foodservice
equipment, supplies and furniture industry.
National Environmental Health Association: national professional society of environmental health
practitioners (Registered Environmental Health Specialists/
National Restaurant Association: the
leading business association for the restaurant industry.
National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST):
agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Technology
Administration; works with industry to develop and apply
technology, measurements, and standards
National Sanitation Foundation (NSF):
non-profit organization that evaluates and certifies products
for safety. The NSF Mark is placed on millions of consumer,
commercial and industrial products annually and is trusted by
users, regulators and manufacturers alike.