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Food & the Environment: Statistics

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Food and Nutrition Statistics, Food & Nutrition in Numbers, 2014. (pdf)

Food & Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations

A statistics portal that integrates data from market sectors, market research reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government sources. Data may be downloaded into spreadsheets and presentations. Also includes industry reports.

ProQuest Statistical Insight
Provides statistical tables from three key sources: American Statistics Index (ASI; 1973-present), Statistics Reference Index (SRI; 1980-present), and Index to International Statistics (IIS; 1983-present). The American Statistics Index links to many full text documents published 1994-present. Access to Statistical Abstract of the United States available via the "Related Subscriptions" menu.


Agricultural Issues Center [UC Davis]

Census of Agriculture [USDA]

California Natural Resources Agency (CERES)

Economic Research Service Publications [USDA]

Envirofacts - Environmental information and data [EPA

FDA Food Code. [FDA] |
The 2013 Food Code is the most recent full edition published by FDA.  The U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 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.

Researching Food Policy Legislation [UC Berkeley Library] - A gateway to scientific information produced by US government agencies

SAGE - Sustainable Agriculture Education [Berkeley, CA]

USDA Agricultural Statistics

The World Bank: includes global data.

World Health Organization: Data and Statistics (

World Resources Institute – Topics include climate, energy, food, forests, cities & transport.

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