Food Safety

Children seeing, touching, and tasting produce

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

February 2012

Describes the progress of the FDA in establishing foreign posts and the progress of those posts in working with foreign government counterpart regulatory authorities and others.

Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (Bfr, Germany).

July 1, 2011

Calculates the amounts of cadmium, lead, mercury, dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) which consumers usually absorb with foods.

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.



Strategic action plan for ARS National Program 108, Food Safety. The program provides through research, the means to ensure that the food supply is safe for consumers; and that food and feed meet foreign and domestic regulatory requirements. Outlines the research needs, anticipated products, and potential benefits for tackling specified problems related to foodborne contaminants,

Food and Agriculture Organization.

June 2010

Identifies emerging nanotechnology applications and the potential collaborative efforts for assessment of these applications. Conference brought together participants from developed and developing nations, academia, private sector, governmental and international organizations.