Additional Web Links for Food Safety Educators
Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FDA is one of our nation's oldest consumer protection agencies. One of FDA's primary jobs is to see that the food we eat is safe and wholesome. This site provides food safety educators with a wealth of information about many aspects of foods, such as labeling, food safety, nutrition, biotechnology, and dietary supplements.
Fight BAC!™ is the national campaign to promote safe food handling in U.S. homes. This site provides information about this campaign for consumers, educators, and the media.
Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) provides food safety education information for consumers to help them reduce their risk for foodborne illness. The food safety education and consumer information Web site of FSIS contains a wide variety of materials of interest to consumers. It links to the e-newsletter Food Safety Educator, Fight BAC!™, Food Safety Education MonthSM, Thermy™, USDA/FDA Foodborne Illness Education Information Center; USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline (1-888-MPHotline) as well as other ready-to-use consumer fact sheets, backgrounders, training materials databases, and food safety graphics
Gateway to Government Food Safety Information
This site serves as a gateway to many Web sites that contain information about food safety.
International Food Safety sites
UNICEF -- UNICEF is the leading advocate for children’s rights. They are active in 158 countries and territories around the world. The promotion of good hygiene and sanitation are significant issues. Unicef has available many publications available online about safe drinking water and good health.
World Health Organization (WHO) -- WHO is the United Nations specialized agency for health. It was established on April 7, 1948. WHO's objective is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. WHO has many online food safety publications available free-of-charge. Of special interest is an educational poster (available in 25 languages) that explains in five key points how food hygiene can prevent the transmission of pathogens responsible for many foodborne diseases.
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)
The National Environmental Health Association is a professional organization representing individuals who address environmental issues, such as food safety. NEHA in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have prepared this inventory of food safety resources and training materials. The unique feature of this inventory is that is provides the user with recommendations about how consistent materials are with the FDA Food Code.