Food Safety

Bacteria and Foodborne Illness
Information on the causes, prevention and treatment of foodborne illnesses, from the National Institutes of Health.
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/bacteria/

Center for Food Safety
The Center for Food Safety provides leadership in legal, scientific and grassroots efforts to address the increasing concerns about the impacts of our food production system on human health, animal welfare and the environment.
www.centerforfoodsafety.org

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
This site contains recent news and food safety programs from the Food and Drug Administration.
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/list.html

Fight Bac!
A public-private coalition dedicated to educating the public about safe food handling to help reduce foodborne illness.
www.fightbac.org

Food and Drug Administration
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
www.fda.gov 

Food Safety and Inspection Service
A government agency dedicated to protecting the public from foodborne illness.
www.fsis.usda.gov  

Gateway to Government Food Safety Info
This site contains news, safety alerts and consumer advice.
www.foodsafety.gov

Health Topic: Foodborne Illnesses
A comprehensive listing of foodborne illnesses, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
http://www.cdc.gov/health/old%20AZ%20files/old_foodill.htm

International Association for Food Protection
IAFP provides food safety professionals worldwide with a forum to exchange information on protecting the food supply.
www.foodprotection.org

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