Internet Resources

Gateway from the web to U.S. government food safety information, including links to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety & Inspection Service and the Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, iv )i • w.fsisusda. go v\OPHS\ophshome. h tm

USDA, FSIS, Office of Public Health and Science web page that highlights two risk assessment projects, the first USDA farm-to-fork risk assessment, Salmonella enteritidis in shell eggs and egg products (preliminary pathways and data book; report; and model). The preliminary pathways and data book are also posted on this site from the ongoing project on farm-to-fork risk assessment for E. coli 0157:H7 in beef.

www.jifsan. umd. edu

Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN), established between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the University of

Maryland (UM) in April 1996; includes information on jointly administered, multi-disciplinary research and education programs and research of special interest to risk analysts and the Risk Assessment Consortium. www. epa. go vjoppspsl ¡fqpa

Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs; lists information on the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996, amended in 1998. www.fiw. org/ WAICENTjFA OINFO/ECONOMICIESNIcodexIcodex. htm

Website for Joint FAO/WHO Codex Secretariat. The Codex Committee on Food Hygiene news, timetables, agendas and papers, reports, members, standards, information, rules and procedures can be accessed under Reports.

Website of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations that includes statistical databases on agricultural products, production, and trade; nutrition; fisheries; forestry; food quality control; and links to other information.

Website for the Society for Risk Analysis, premier international organization fostering collaborative development of multidisciplinary approaches and methodology for risk analysis. SRA Chapters in the U.S., Europe, and Japan sponsor meetings and workshops. The SRA journal, Risk Analysis, is a focal point for new developments in risk analysis for a wide range of disciplines, tru'tr. riskworld. com

Website covering news and views on risk assessment and risk management.

Website for nonprofit association of food safety professionals. IAFP holds meetings and workshops and publishes the Journal of Food Protection, ini'ii'.

Website for the American Society for Microbiology, which holds meetings and workshops and publishes www.who.intlfsflindcx.htm website for the World Health Organization, Programme of Food Safety and Food Aid. The site includes: aquaculture; health education in food safety; assessment of food technologies; monitoring chemical contaminants in food (GEMS/Food); and epidemiological surveillance of loodborne disease, i v M-' M'. who. in t [fsj] in dex.h tin

Website for World Health Organization Food Safety Programme; lists pdf files for publications and documents and information on microbial risk assessment.

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