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Food Safety Research Information Office

The Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) supports the research community by collecting, organizing & disseminating food safety information in accordance with the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998.

We provide research projects and publications relevant to food safety researchers in the Research Projects Database and the Research Publications. We provide , as well as foundational information about a wide array of Food Safety Topics and the Latest Reports and Assessments from credited government and public and private organizations. You can view presentations and videos from food safety researchers in the Meet the Experts section.  There is a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section available for use that provides resources to the most common food safety queries.

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Research Projects Database

The Research Projects Database provides users with information on current food safety research projects from both U.S. and international government and non-government organizations.

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Research Publications

An automated feed of the latest food safety research publications released from more than 90 peer-reviewed journals, including FDA/USDA specific publications.

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Meet the Experts

Meet USDA scientists, other federal scientists, and their affiliates presenting food safety research.

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Funding opportunities for food safety research projects are available from the following agencies. Be sure to check back often as new funding opportunities will be listed.

Online: If you have a question related to food safety or wish to provide feedback, please use the Ask a Question form on the National Agricultural Library website.

In person: FSRIO Specialists can assist you Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. EST at the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Maryland.

By phone: Call (301) 504-5022 to talk to an Information Specialist

By mail: Food Safety Research Information Office
USDA ARS National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Avenue
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351

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