Food Safety / Bioterrorism
Americans are concerned about the safety of their food supply. Although our food supply
is safer than any time in history, it still results in an estimated 46 million cases
of foodborne illness and 3,000 deaths per year. Understanding of how to prevent both
accidental and deliberate contamination of our food supply is paramount.
Food Safety deals with the accidental contamination of our food supply.
- USDA- Foodborne Illness and Disease –A USDA Fact Sheet on Foodborne Illness.
- Diagnosis & Management of Foodborne Illnesses; A Primer for Physicians – From the American Medical Association.
- Foodborne Diseases – Information from the Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control.
- Comprehensive List of Diseases – Information from the Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control.
- The "Bad Bug Book" – U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition Foodborne
Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins. 1992.
- Food Borne Illness Resources - From UC Davis
- Latest Food Borne Disease News
- Salmonella Poisoning
- Food Borne Illness Index
- OSHA Standards and Food Borne Disease
- Introduction to Food Borne Illnesses
- Myths about Food Borne Illness
- University of Arkansas Center for Food Safety
- Biosecurity: The Key to Keeping Your Livestock and Poultry Healthy - By the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service on keeping livestock and poultry
free of disease.
- Food Safety Modernization Act - NEW from FDA
- CDC Bioterrorism Agents /Diseases – Great website by the CDC on all topics related to bioterrorism.
- Recognition of Illness Associated with the Intentional Release of a Biologic AgentFrom the CDC.
- Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Good website for publications on biosecurity and related topics.