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There are many online resources available to you about food and food sciences. Below are links to some sites you may find useful.

See also State and Federal Resources for Small Businesseses.

North Carolina State University Resources

College of Agriculture and Life

Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

Food Business Directory

NC Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Government Resources

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services• Food and Drug

Division of Marketing •

Department of Health and Human Services •

Division of Environmental Health •

North Carolina Commodity Organizations and Trade Associations

NC Agribusiness

NC Association of Local Health

NC Fisheries Association •

NC Cattleman's Association

NC Egg Association

NC Pork Council

NC Poultry

Federal Government Resources

Centers for Disease Control • Business Sector
The Business Sector establishes, maintains and strengthens partnerships with business organizations and coalitions to protect and promote the public's health.

Health and Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Federal Register
Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

US Department of Agriculture
The USDAs mission is to provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

Agricultural Marketing Service
Agricultural Research Service
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Food Safety and Inspection Service
National Agricultural Library
USDA Research Database (CRIS)
State Partners of the Cooperative Extension State Research, Education, and Extension Service

US Food and Drug Administration
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

Food Section
Food Code
New Food Safety Modernization Act Information (2011)

National Resources

National Fisheries Institute
A non-profit organization dedicated to education about seafood safety, sustainability, and nutrition.

Seafood Network Information Center

Sponsored by Oregon State University. Provides current information about Seafood HACCP.

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