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Science and Our Food Supply
www.fda.gov/teachsciencewithfood


Additional Resources

Bad Bug Book
www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/CausesOfIllnessBadBugBook
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 HS & College Level.
Food
www.fda.gov/Food/default.htm
This page is the main link to many FDA resources that deal with food.
Food Safety, Nutrition and Cosmetics Supplement Materials
www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm239035.htm
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.
Irradiation Web quest
savvyconsumer.org/help/food/irradiation/398_rad.html#table
Follow this link to access the article used in this activity in the High School Guide.
Learn About the Nutrition Facts Label
www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/interactivenutritionfactslabel/#intro
FDA’s educational materials to help your students understand and use the Nutrition Facts Label to make informed food choice.
The Partnership for Food Safety Education – Fight Bac!
www.fightbac.org
This page has links to food safety curricula for grades K – 3 and 4 – 6.
Pathogen Tracker
game.pathogentracker.net
This web-based game is based on Cornell University’s Pathogen Tracker. Students become Foodborne Illness Investigators and do a traceback investigation of a foodborne illness outbreak. Teachers guides for Middle Level and High School students; HS Guide appropriate for Community College students.
Be Food Safe
www.fsis.usda.gov/be_foodsafe
A site sponsored by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) which has barfblog.foodsafety.ksu.edu/barfblog links to many resources about food safety.
CDC
www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/index.html
Foodborne Illness link.
The Science and Scientists behind the Food is a multimedia resource kit designed to assist teachers in incorporating food science into an existing curriculum. The kit offers students an opportunity to see real-world applications of their laboratory skills.
Teacher Roadmap
www.cdc.gov/careerpaths/k12teacherroadmap/index.html
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).
Fact Monster – Food
www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0882305.html
This site has links to all kinds of interesting facts about food.
Food Insight, Your Nutrition and Food Safety Resource
www.foodinsight.org
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.
Food Safety News
www.foodsafetynews.com
Food Safety News is presented as a daily Web-based newspaper dedicated to reporting on issues surrounding food safety.
Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigations
ag.udel.edu/foodinvestigation
Case studies, games, and more from the University of Delaware Food Science Program.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
www.nsta.org
Partnered with FDA in 1999 to develop the original Professional Development Program in Food Science.
Discovery Education
school.discoveryeducation.com/foodscience/science_resources.html