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Food Safety & Nutrition: CA, U.S. & Int'l Regulations & Policies

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Regulations & policies


California Department of Public Health: Food Safety Program
The program is to protect and improve the health of consumers by assuring foods are safe, and are not adulterated, misbranded, or falsely advertised.

San Francisco Department of Public Health: Food Safety


FDA: Food and Drug Administration
FDA Food Code:

Food Code 2013
Local, state, tribal, and federal regulators use the FDA Food Code as a model to develop or update their own food safety rules and to be consistent with national food regulatory policy.

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
FDA Information for Consumers [US Food and Drug Administration]

USDA: US Department of Agriculture

USDA - Food Safety
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion [USDA], part of the USDA Food Guidance System.
Food Surveys Research Group "To monitor and assess food consumption and related behavior of the U.S. population..."
Nutrient Data Laboratory Includes information published in Agriculture Handbook no.8, Composition of Foods.
Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies [USDA]

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 

CDC - Food Safety [Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)]

Dietary Guidelines for Americans  [NAL/USDA]

Dietary Supplements Labels Database [NLM]

International resources

Codex Alimentarias:
Established by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1963, the Codex Alimentarius, or “Food Code,” is the preeminent international food standards-setting body that protects the health of consumers and ensure fair practices in the food trade through the establishment of voluntary international standards, guidelines, and codes of practices.

World Health Organization: Food Safety

Food & Agriculture Organization [United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization]

International Food Information Council  Food safety information

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