Food Science and Technology

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Find information and resources related to food standards, microbiology and biotechnology, as well as careers and education in food science. Links to many food science-related organizations and learning tools are also provided.

United States Department of Agriculture.

Learn about the role of USDA agencies in biotechnology, the research being conducted in the U.S., the laws and regulations, trade, and the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology.

University of California, Berkeley.

Provides science based information on agricultural biotechnology.

USDA. Biotechnology Regulatory Services of the Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service.

Regulates the field testing, movement, and importation of genetically engineered (GE) organisms that are known to be, or could be plant pests.

Institute of Food Science and Technology.

This Europe-based independent professional qualifying body for food scientists and technologists assists with career development and education.