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Culinary Arts and Food Service

National Restaurant Association
The NRA Web site provides information on government agencies affecting the restaurant industry and the latest training and certification updates.

FDA Food Code
The Food Code is a model for regulating retail and food service industries.

Daydots makes stickers that facilitate efficient food rotation. The Web site provides safety tips, ordering information, and industry news.

Food Establishment Plan Review Guide
The document on this site serves as a guide to the plan review process for regulators and owner/operators.

Food Online
This Web site provides information for professionals and vendors in the foodservice equipment industry.

American Culinary Federation
This site features information about ACF in addition to information regarding ACF certifications.

International Association of Culinary Professionals
The IACP provides information for culinary professionals.

Institute of Food Technologists
This Web site offers information on IFT policies and publications, education and industry news, and meeting and convention locations.

National Association of College and University Food Services
NACUFS is a trade association for foodservice professionals at institutions of higher learning in the United States and Canada. Their Web site includes educational materials as well as tours of members’ foodservice operations.

International Dairy Foods Association
The IDFA site offers information on industry events and publications. It links to the Milk Industry Foundation (MIF), the National Cheese Institute (NCI), and the International Ice Cream Association (IICA).

This Web site created for the foodservice community offers industry news, employment resources, food safety information, educational resources, and more.

Gojo manufacturers hand sanitizers and other skin care products.

This company supplies disposable gloves, aprons, and dispensers.

This Web site offers information on all the equipment manufactured by Hobart, including mixers and slicers, as well as cooking, bakery, refrigeration, weighing, and wrapping equipment.

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Food Safety

United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service
The USDA’s FSIS site offers the latest food-safety news, educational materials, and more.

The Bad Bug Book
This on-line handbook provides information about food borne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. It ties together in one place information from the FDA, the CDC, the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service, and the National Institutes of Health.

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
This CFSAN site from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) offers food-safety information from food borne illness to food labeling.

USDA Food Borne Illness Education Information Center
This USDA Web site offers resources to support industry and foodservice professionals in implementing the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) programs.

International Association of Food Protection
IAFP provides information on the latest scientific, technical, and practical developments in food safety and sanitation. Their Web site includes booklets and links to other food-safety sites.

International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Food
The ICMSF site provides timely, science-based guidance to government and industry on appraising and controlling microbiological food safety.

Fight Bac!
The Web site for the Partnership for Food Safety Education, a coalition of government, industry, and consumer groups, offers information on the prevention of food borne illness.

FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs
This page includes information provided to Food and Drug Administration investigators and inspectors to assist them in their daily activities.

National Shellfish Sanitation Program Manual of Operation
This Web site provides an outline of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition’s National Shellfish Sanitation Program Manual of Operation, which ensures safe molluscan shellfish.

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Food Science

This site provides information about the American Institute of Baking. The AIB provides services such as food safety audits, training, and program certifications.

American Egg Board
This site features information about eggs, as well as recipes and other information.

American Society for Microbiology
The ASM site includes publications, archives, and links to other microbiology sites.

Cooper-Atkins supplies instruments for measuring time, temperature, and humidity. Their Web site features product and ordering information.

The American Meat Institute site offers news and information regarding the meat industry.

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
The Web site offers allergy alerts and other information about food allergies.

Food Marketing Institute
The FMI conducts programs in research, education, industry relations, and public affairs. The Web site provides food-safety information and more.

This site for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association includes information on nutrition and food safety, links to related sites, etc.

National Environmental Health Association
The NEHA site features information, resources, and publications; it also offers information on credentialing for environmental health professionals.

National Food Processors Association
NFPA is a scientific and technical trade association for the food industry. Their site provides industry news and educational materials on issues of food safety, research, and food science.

National Institute of Standards and Technology
NIST is the government agency that works with industries to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards. This site includes links to non-technical information as well.

The North American Meat Processors Association
The NAMP Web site offers industry news and consumer information.

National Pork Producers Council
The NPPC site provides general information about food and nutrition, as well as information specifically for pork producers.

This site offers information regarding public health and safety.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's site provides news releases, regulations, and other information related to worker health and safety.

Produce Marketing Association
The members of this nonprofit trade association market fresh fruits and vegetables to the foodservice industry.

The Web site for the United States Department of Agriculture features information, publications, and educational materials about agriculture.

USDA Agricultural Marketing
The USDA Agricultural Marketing Web site is a comprehensive site featuring a list of standards for fresh fruit from the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service.

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