European Union - EUROPAvv
Gateway site to functions of the European Union
European Union - Cordis
Community Research and Development Information Service.
Main EU Web site for R&D information. The site gives information and application details about all funding programmes.
Project information packs and other documents can be downloaded from the Cordis Document Library http://cordis.europa.eu/guidance/brochures_en.html
Eureka European Union
Eureka is the EU framework for industrial research and development, enabling companies to find funding and project partners within the EU.
Faraday Partnerships are business-driven knowledge base/industry partnerships recognised regionally and nationally as centres of expertise and collaboration in their sectors of technology
IMPACT Faraday Partnership
IMPACT Faraday Partnership focuses on colloid technology for design and development of innovative materials and new formulated products.
FDF, Food and Drink Federation, UK
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) represents and promotes the food industry's common interests. FDF develops agreed industry positions on a wide range of issues; provides advice and assistance on technical and regulatory matters and communicates on industry's behalf with UK and EU legislators. FDF informs consumers about key issues relating to food through public information programmes.
Food Climate Research Network, UK
A UK research council-funded initiative. Its aim is to better understand how the food system contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, and to research and promote ways of reducing them.
Food Processing Faraday Partnership
The Food Processing Faraday Partnership focuses on the engineering and scientific needs of the food industry.
HMSO - Her Majesty's Stationery Office
Copies of government documents
IFST, Institute of Food Science and Technology, UK
Professional body for food scientists and technologists, based in the UK. The IFST provides position statements on various issues; these are available on the Web site.
IFT, Institute of Food Technologists, USA
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) exists to advance the science of food. Their long-range vision is to ensure a safe and abundant food supply contributing to healthier people everywhere. IFT is a nonprofit scientific society with individual members working in food science, food technology, and related professions in industry, academia, and government. IFT champions the use of sound science through knowledge sharing, education, and advocacy, and by encouraging the exchange of information, providing educational opportunities, and furthering the advancement of the profession. IFT has offices in Chicago, Illinois, and Washington, D.C.
IGD, Institute of Grocery Distribution
The IGD site contains a large amount of free information about the food and grocery industry, including factsheets and best practice documents. It also has information suitable for educational purposes.
A long-established global supplier of consumer, media and market research that cover all food and drink markets.
The mission of the Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN) is to encourage and support organisations to collaborate and share knowledge with key partners in attractive end user markets to achieve growth of the UK nanotechnology sector.
RSC, The Royal Society of Chemistry
Professional Association, open to all chemists. It is actively involved in the promotion of chemistry at all levels, through school and further education, training courses, professional examinations, and the publication of a wide variety of both books and journals.
The Nutrition Society (UK)
The Nutrition Society was established in 1941 'to advance the scientific study of nutrition and its application to the maintenance of human and animal health'.
The official UK government website for citizens. The UK Government home page, providing links to all government departments and agencies. Includes links to councils and local authorities.
UK Government - Central Office of Information Press Releases
Includes all Government press releases, sorted by date or department
UK Government - Department of Health
UK Government - Dept for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
Formerly the Dept of Trade and Industry - useful information for all industry sectors.
UK Government - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
DEFRA have overall responsibility for food in the UK. The BSE section of the site is probably the best source of BSE information on the Web. The full text of DEFRA's "Food Surveillance Information Sheets" are available on site.
UK Government - Environment Agency for England and Wales
The UK Government agency for environmental enforcement for England and Wales.
UK Government – Food and Environmental Research Agency (FERA)
Support and develop a sustainable food chain, a healthy natural environment, and to protect the global community from biological and chemical risks.
UK Government - Food Standards Agency
UK Government - Health and Safety Executive
United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organisation
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.
United Nations - Codex Alimentarius
US Government - USDA, Department of Agriculture
US Government - USDA, Nutrient Data Laboratory
Includes the latest version of the USDA Food Composition Database (searchable on-line), and other nutritional information.
US Government - USDA, Biotechnology Permits
Pages covering biotechnology and GMO approvals in the US.
US Government - FDA, Food and Drug Administration
Responsible for food and drug safety in the US.
US Government - FDA, Centre for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food safety and nutrition information.
US Government - FDA, CFSAN - The Bad Bug Book
A resource for food microbiologists. It contains comprehensive information about food-borne micro-organisms - including information about recent outbreaks.