FOOD-RELATED WORLDWIDE LINKS
(REGULATIONS, SAFETY, HACCP, MICROBIOLOGY, PROCESSES, FOODBORNE ILLNESS)

General
European Union
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
Worldwide National Governmental Food Departments and Agencies (or equivalents)
United Nations
USA
Rest of the World

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General

Codex: Food Hygiene
www.fao.org/waicent/faoinfo/economic/esn/CODEX/STANDARD/standard.htm

Detection methods-foodborne pathogens
http://www.FoodHACCP.com/index3.html

EU microbiological criteria
www.europa.eu.int/comm/dg24/health/sc/scv/out26_en.html

FDA Bad Bug Book
vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~mow/intro.html

Food and agricultural import regulations and standards
www.fas.usda.gov/itp/ofsts/fairs-country.html

Food irradiation
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodborne/fbindex/035.htm

Food safety education (USA)
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodborne/foodborn.htm

International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF)
www.dfst.csiro.au/icmsf.htm

Microbial growth media and detection kits (OXOID Ltd.)
www.oxoid.co.uk

Public Health Laboratory Service
http://www.phls.co.uk/advice/topic.htm

Risk Analysis software (Palisade Europe)
www.palisade-europe.com

Risk assessment and risk communication
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodborne/risk.htm

Training videos and audio / visual request forms
http://www.fda.gov/ora/training/tapes2000.htm
http://www.fda.gov/ora/training/images/formav.jpg
 

European Union

DG VI – Agriculture
europa.eu.int/comm/dg06/index_en.htm

DG XIV – Fisheries
europa.eu.int/comm/dg14/dg14.htm

European Union
www.europa.eu.int

EU public health and food issues agency
europa.eu.int/comm/food/fs/intro/index_en.html

Finland: Maa- ja Metsätalousministeriö
www.mmm.fi./

France: Ministry of Agriculture
www.agriculture.gouv.fr

Germany: Bundes.Ernah., Landw. Forsten
www.bml.de

Greece: Hellenic Republic Ministry of Agriculture
www.minagric.gr

Ireland: Dept. of Agriculture and Food
www.irlgov.ie/daff

Ireland: Food Safety Authority
www.fsai.ie/

Italy: Istituto Nazionale di Economia Agraria
www.inea.it

Netherlands: Dutch Ministry / Dutch Food Authority.
www.overheid.nl/guest/sites (select <ministries>)
www.vwa.nl

Portugal: Minist. Equip.Plane. Admin.
www.min-plan.pt

Russia: Ministry of Agriculture and Food
www.aris.ru/N/WIN_R/PARTNER

Scotland
www.scotland.gov.uk/food/
 

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Principles and Application Guidelines,
National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF)
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~comm/nacmcfp.html

Generic HACCP models (USA)
www.fsis.usda.gov/OA/haccp/models.htm

Generic HACCP models (Canada)
www.cfia-acia.agr.ca/english/ppc/haccp/haccp.html

General HACCP (various foods)
vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/haccp.html

HACCP resources (USDA)
www.nal.usda.gov/foodborne/haccp/resource/resource.html

HACCP-TQM in retail
www.hi-tm.com

International HACCP Alliance
aceis.agr.ca

NACMCF HACCP plan
www.fst.vt.edu/haccp97

Seafood HACCP
seafood.ucdavis.edu/haccp/compendium/compend.htm
 

Worldwide National Governmental Food Departments and Agencies (or equivalents)

Australia: Department of Agric., Fish. and Forestry
www.affa.gov.au

Australia & New Zealand Food Authority
www.anzfa.gov.au

Belgium: Centre for Agricultural Research (CLO)
www.clo.fgov.be

Canada: Food Inspection Agency (being restructured)
www.cfia-acia.agr.ca/english/overvew2.html

Denmark: Fødevareministeriet
www.fvm.dk

England: Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
www.maff.gov.uk
 

United Nations

Codex Alimentarius Commission
www.fao.org/es/esn/codex/Default.htm

Codex Standards
www.fao.org/es/esn/codex/STANDARD/standard.htm

Food and Agriculture Organization
www.fao.org
 

USA

USDA FSIS regulations
www.fsis.usda.gov/oppde/rdad/publications.htm

USDA National Agricultural Library on line – Agricola
www.nal.usda.gov/ag98

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov

Department of Agriculture
www.usda.gov

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
vm.cfsan.fda.gov/list.html

Food Code (FDA)
vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/foodcode.html

Food Safety and Inspection Service
www.fsis.usda.gov

National Agricultural Library USDA/FDA Foodborne Illness
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic

World Health Organization
www.who.int/fsf/
 

Rest of the World

India: Ministry of Food Processing
www.allindia.com/gov/ministry/fpi/policy.htm

Japan: Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
www.maff.go.jp/eindex.html

Korea: Food and Drug Administration
www.kfda.go.kr/english/index.html