Useful Links

Useful Links

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
Dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants to ensure the health and well-being of Canada's people, environment and economy.

Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI)
A constituent laboratory of the Council of Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology.

Department for Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Food standards, labelling and composition in the UK.

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)  
Committed to ensuring that Europe's food is safe.

Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV) 
Main aims include promoting a balanced, healthy diet, ensuring that everyday goods are safe and assisting in the development of clear consumer rights.

Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Mandate to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy.

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)
Working to ensure that food produced, distributed or marketed in the State meets the highest standards of food safety and hygiene reasonably available.

Food Standards Agency (FSA)
UK food regulations and standards

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)
Develop food standards to cover the food industry in Australia and New Zealand including the regulation of the use of ingredients, colourings and additives.

French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) 
Conducts research in a wide range of fields including human health, animal health and well-being, and plant health.

Institute of Food Research (IFR)  
World leader in research into harnessing food for health and preventing food-related diseases.

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) 
A membership organisation with the intention to advance the science of food.

Institute of Health (ISS)   
Leading technical and scientific public body of the Italian National Health Service.

International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) 
A country-membership organisation and a global voice of food science and technology.

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA)   
Responsible for managing Brazilian public policy stimulus to agriculture and the development of agribusiness.

National Agricultural Library (NAL)  
Houses one of the world's largest and most accessible agricultural information collections.

National Institute of Health and Nutrition (NIHN)  
Objective is to take full responsibility in scientific research in order to meet the Japanese public's expectations.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  
U.S. food guidance, compliance and regulatory information

International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC)   
Dedicated to the mission of effectively communicating science-based information on health, nutrition and food safety for the public good. 

Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology (SIK)  
Develops and mediates technology to promote the development and competitiveness of the food industry.

Norwegian Food Safety Authority   
A governmental body whose aim is to ensure that food and drinking water are as safe and healthy as possible for consumers.

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