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Food and Drug Administration

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The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) provides services to consumers, domestic and foreign industry, and other outside groups regarding field programs; agency administrative tasks; scientific analysis and support; and policy, planning, and handling of critical issues related to food and cosmetics.
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This handbook provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. It brings together in one place information from the FDA, the CDC, the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service, and the National Institutes of Health. Appropriate for High School and College Level.
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FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Education Resource Library is a compilation of printable educational materials on topics related to food safety, nutrition (including labeling and dietary supplements), and cosmetics.
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FDA Fact Sheet – Food Irradiation: What You Need To Know
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FDA’s educational materials to help your students understand and use the Nutrition Facts Label to make informed food choices.

Other Government Agencies


Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Education Campaigns
This FSIS site describes 11 food safety campaigns/programs


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CDC's role in food safety.
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CDC's Teacher Roadmap is a collection of resources for educators wishing to teach classes, units, or entire courses in epidemiology and public health sciences (EPHS).

Other Resources

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The National Agriculture in the Classroom website provides K-12 educators with engaging resources to increase agricultural literacy among their students.
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This site has links to food safety curricula for grades K – 3 and 4 – 6.
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The Pathogen Tracker Game, based on Cornell University’s Pathogen Tracker, is a fun challenge for students interested in learning more about the spread of foodborne illnesses and how online databases can help track down the source of the organisms that cause them.
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This site has links to interesting facts about food. Fact Monster is part of the Family Education Network (FEN) Learning family of educational and reference sites for parents, teachers and students.
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This website is provided by the International Food Information Council Foundation and is dedicated to the mission of effectively communicating science-based information on health, food safety and nutrition for the public good.
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Food Safety News is presented as a daily online newspaper dedicated to reporting on issues surrounding food safety.
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Case studies, games, and more from the University of Delaware Food Science Program.
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Partnered with FDA in 1999 to develop the original Professional Development Program in Food Science.
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Discovery Education is a global leader in standards-based digital curriculum resources for K-12 classrooms worldwide.