The Food Safety Information Handbook

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Web sites listed in this chapter are stand-alone sites that either belong to an organization whose main presence is through its Web site or to an organization that has as its main focus, something other than food safety. Readers should also look at the organizations in chapter 10, as they all have Web sites not listed in this chapter. Web sites are divided into the following categories (sites that offer a wide variety of food safety information are listed under General Food Safety):

Food Allergy

Food Biotechnology

Food Preservation

Food Professionals’ Web Sites

General Food Safety




Risk Assessment

Water Quality

The databases range from very broad to very specific. Those just beginning their research or those with access to a well-connected public or school library could begin with the general reference and resource databases. These typically have full-text items of interest from news sources, popular magazines, encyclopedias, and other general references. The bibliographic databases tend to draw materials from technical, peer-reviewed journals. They offer citations of books, journal articles, reports, and proceedings, but generally do not have the full-text of these works. Libraries are able to obtain these items through interlibrary loan. The more specialized databases are for those wishing to broaden their knowledge within specific subject areas. The databases are divided into:


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