Useful Links

Government Organisations

World Health Organization

The Food and Drugs Administration (USA)

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland

 European Food Information Council

The Food Standards Agency (UK)

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

US Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS)

The International Codex Alimentarius

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Professional Organisations

The European Hygienic Engineering Design Group (EHEDG)

NSF International

The 3-A Sanitary Standards, Incorporated  (USA)

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE)

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (UK)

The Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)

The Australian Institute of Food Science Technology Limited

The Conference for Food Protection (USA)

The Food Engineering Magazine

The North American Meat Institute Foundation (NAMIF, formerly AMI)

The National Centre for Food Manufacturing

General Information

FSIS Recall Information Center

Summaries & Charts of Food-borne Infection (USA)

Foodlink UK Ltd

Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority

Public health laboratories (UK)

Bad Bug Book (Second Edition)

FDA information on mandatory HACCP in the USA

Food Safety Education (Australia)

Food Safety Education (USA)

Publications and Tools

European Anti-microbial Resistance Surveillance System (EARSS)

Risk Assessment and Risk Communication

Risk Assessments of Salmonella in eggs and broiler chickens

Risk Assessments of Campylobacter app. in eggs and broiler chickens

Principles and Guidelines for incorporating microbiological risk assessment (MRA) in food safety standards, guidelines, etc.

Bioterrorism Act of 2002

Food Spoilage & Safety Predictor

European Risk Assessment for Listeria monocytogenes

NSF White Book


Recalls and Alerts

RASFF - Food and Feed Safety Alerts - European Commission 

US FSIS Recalls

US FDA and USDA (FSIS) Recalls and Warnings

Canadian Recalls

Australia New Zealand Recalls

Alerts for UK

Alerts for Ireland



Guide to European Community Legislation and Directives

 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations (USA)

FDA Guide to Food Regulation



The Allergen Bureau

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network

NIH Allergens and Irritants

US national Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

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