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Food Processing and Technology

USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Fact sheets, regulations, news and other resources about food irradiation.

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Innovation and R&D-critical to the complex agri-food industry-enhance economic competitiveness and foster new food technologies, food safety, and value-added, healthful foods.

USDA. National Agricultural library.

It provides a variety of information about food biotechnology, including recombinant DNA technology, transgenic crops and animals, genetically modified foods, biopharmaceuticals, bioremediation, and more.

Food Processing Criteria  ( pdf | 58 KB )

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Annex 6 in the FDA Food Code provides processing criteria for different types of food manufacturing/processing operations for use by those preparing and reviewing HACCP plans and proposals, such as reduced oxygen packaging, smoking and curing.

Somogyi, L.P., Ramaswamy, H.S., & Hui, Y.H.

This book includes the latest processing technologies, covers all major categories of fruits and the processing technologies applied to them and addresses issues of concern to industry and research personnel.

International Atomic Energy Agency.

The key priorities of the Laboratory are to assist Member States to develop and adapt new and existing agricultural technologies and to provide the necessary training and analytical services.