Food Safety: A Team Approach
Provides an overview of the responsibilities of the different government agencies responsible for monitoring the safety of the food supply and links to the agencies web sites.
Food and Nutrition Web sites
Provides a list of selected non-government web sites related to food and nutrition topics.
On The History Of FDA
Provides an extensive bibliography of public affairs on the history of FDA and the regulation of foods in the US.
Provides tips and links for finding information on the web as well as advice to help you determine the reliability of different web sites.
A Guide to Finding Reliable Information
Advice from the World Health Organization to help internet users obtain reliable, independent, and comparable information on the internet.
Milestones in U.S. Food and Drug Law History
Provides a chronological summary of key FDA events.
The Long Struggle for the 1906 Law
Provides the story of the events that led to the enhancement of the 1906 Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act.
The "C" in the Food Drug & Cosmetic Act
Shows biographies of FDA commissioners and their predecessors.
Overview of the Food and Drug Administration
Provides an overview of the agency, which regulates food, drugs and medical devices.
Overview of Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Provides an overview of the FDA organization whose responsibility for ensuring that food is safe, nutritious and wholesome, and cosmetics are safe; and that they are honestly, accurately and informatively labeled.
How Laws Are Made
Provides a brief overview from the House of Representatives on how federal laws are made.
Food Law and Regulation
Provides access to the full text of federal government regulations and laws.
Selected Sources on the History of FDA
A bibliography of interpretive secondary sources with ample reference to additional literature
What is the Scientific
Process and Ideas for Science Projects
Provides an explanation of the scientific process and suggests ideas for agricultural science projects.
Requesting Information From FDA
Provides guidance on how to request information from FDA.
Records from FDA
Provides guidance on how to use the Freedom of Information Act to request FDA records.
How an Outbreak Investigation is Conducted
Provides an overview of the procedures followed in conducting an investigation of an infectious disease outbreak.
Provides Food Safety advice in a question and answer format.
How to Report Illness and Product Problems
Provides links to the government agencies that follow-up on problems with food products.
Making Your Voice Heard
Provides guidance for how you can comment on FDA regulations.
Food Safety Careers
Learn about a variety of food safety careers through interviews with 16 food science professionals.