Food Industry

Farmer and district conservationist in Port Gibson, Mississippi visit about conservation planning

USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Furnishes help to producers and businesses to maintain compliance with federally defined regulations. Includes materials on food recalls, labeling, and food defense planning.

USDA. Farm Service Agency.

Gives access to materials about farm commodity administration, crop insurance, credit, environmental, conservation, and emergency assistance programs for farmers and ranchers. 

Institute of Food Technologists.

Offers research, objective advice, and practical expertise about food product traceability and data collaboration.

World Health Organization. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Gives information about this set of international food standards and its attendant guidelines and codes of practice contributing to the safety, quality, and fairness of the international food trade.

United Nations. Food and Agricultural Organization.

Describes advisory support, technical information and capacity building activities provided to the food and agricultural industry.

USDA. National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Links to agricultural statistics for every state and county in the United States. Includes the Census of Agriculture, spatial data, and topical data summaries.

USDA. Economic Research Service.

Provides data, analyses, and reports on industry topics such as food prices, marketing, retailing, and wholesaling.

Agricultural Marketing Service

USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.

Describes efforts to facilitate the efficient, fair marketing of U.S. agricultural products, including food products.

U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Contains materials on the USDA program regulating standards for organic production. Includes regulations, policies, labeling guidelines for consumers, marketing data, and importing and exporting procedures.