Food Safety Resources and Sites
For the General Population
American Dietetic Association Home Food Safety http://homefoodsafety.org/ Provides home food safety statistics, information about foodborne illness, and safe food handling tips.
Association for Dressings & Sauces http://www.dressings-sauces.org Information about food safety, nutrition, and recipes for sauces and dressings.
Butterball® http://www.butterball.com Information about proper handling and cooking of turkeys.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/
Food Borne Illnesses http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~mow/foodborn.html#path Information about food borne illnesses, pathogens and food safety programs.
Food Borne Pathogen Information Page http://www.about-ecoli.com/resources.htm Includes information about E. coli, Hepatitis, Listeria, Salmonella, and Shigella.
Food Safe Program of UC Davis http://ucfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu/Consumer_Advice/safety Kitchen food safety, food storage, food-specific advice, Spanish resources, groups at risk for foodborne illness, what to do in emergencies, food additives and preservatives, biotechnology.
Food Safety http://www.foodsafety.gov A gateway to government food safety information.
Food Safety and Inspection Service http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/index.asp Provides Facts Sheets on safe food handling.
Food Safety for Childcare Providers http://www.childcarefoodsafety.com/ Provides food safety information specifically targeted toward childcare providers.
Food Safety Project http://www.extension.iastate.edu/foodsafety Food safety procedures, food borne illness information, and steps for a safe kitchen.
Food Safety Site of the University of Nebraska http://foodsafety.unl.edu Information about food borne pathogens, safe food handling, and HACCP.
Institute of Food Technologists http://foodsafety.unl.edu Current information regarding food safety, biotechnology, and new food products.
International Food Information Council (IFIC) http://www.ificinfo.health.org Information on food safety and nutrition.
Main Bovine Spongioform Encephalopahty (BSE)Page http://www.bseinfo.org Information about BSE.
National Food Processors Association http://www.safefood.org Information about the safety and nutritional value of processed foods.
National Pesticide Telecommunications Network http://nptn.orst.edu Directory of pesticide information including food safety and pesticide use.
Office of Pesticide Programs http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/consumer.htm Information about pesticides and their effect on foods and health.
USDA/FDA Foodborne Illness Education Information Center http://foodsafety.nal.usda.gov
Colorado State University Cooperative Extension http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/FOODNUT/09372.html
Food Safety.gov http://www.foodsafety.gov/~fsg/women.html Provides food safety information for the expecting mother as well as links to other helpful sites.
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Listeriosis_and_Pregnancy_What_is_Your_Risk/index.asp Discusses the risk of listeriosis during pregnancy and provides safe food handling tips.
WIC WORKS http://www.nal.usda.gov/wicworks/Topics/Food_Safety.html Information about food safety during pregnancy.
Canning Guide http://www.homecanning.com Information on safe canning methods, equipment needed, and recipes.
National Center for Home Food Preservation http://www.uga.edu/nchfp/ Provides current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation.