Food Science and Technology

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Find information and resources related to food standards, microbiology and biotechnology, as well as careers and education in food science. Links to many food science-related organizations and learning tools are also provided.

Journal of the Agrobiotechnology Management & Economics


Table of contents from current issue.

Biotechnology Program Overview

USDA. Biotechnology Regulatory Services of the Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service.

Regulates the field testing, movement, and importation of genetically engineered (GE) organisms that are known to be, or could be plant pests.

Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Provides a list of documents and current activities related to biotechnology.


University of California, Berkeley.

Provides science based information on agricultural biotechnology.

Agricultural Biotechnology

United States Department of Agriculture.

Learn about the role of USDA agencies in biotechnology, the research being conducted in the U.S., the laws and regulations, trade, and the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology.

List of Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition.

Includes a list of genetically modified crops approved by the Food and Drug Administration as of April 2011.

Biotechnology Regulations, Guidelines, Policy and Planning Resources

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Provides a wealth of information including guidance documents, FDA Talk papers, international guidelines, reports, testimonials, consumer information, food labeling, and other policy and planning information.