Information On The Internet: Food Science Research Guide

Internet Gateways and General Guides

Government Agencies

Cooperative Extension

Organizations and Food Science Departments


Food Science Departments

Research Grants and Projects

Other Databases and Trade Catalogs

  • FAOSTAT. Food Quality Control. ( Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.
    The FAOSTAT collection of statistical databases provides access to production, trade, and other international agricultural statistics. The Food Quality section allows one to search Codex Alimentarius: Pesticide Residues in Food and Codex Alimentarius: Veterinary Drug Residues in Food.
  • National Food Safety Database (
    "The goal of the National Food Safety Database project is to develop an efficient management system of US food safety databases that are used by the Cooperative Extension Service (CES), consumers, industry, and other public health organizations. The end result of such a management program is a highly informative, efficient and accurate website which will provide one-stop shopping for food safety information."
  • Thomas Register of American Manufacturers.
    An online version of the printed trade catalog. Complete the free membership form to search for manufacturers of industrial products and services.
    (Note: the print version of the Thomas Register is located in the Business Alcove in the D. H. Hill Reference area (call number T12.T6).)

Full Text Resources

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