American Society of Animal Science

The internet home of this professional organization for animal scientists, this web site features news, membership information and ASAS publications.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

The home page of APHIS, this site contains news and information on biotechnology, trade, animal health and welfare and veterinary accreditation. It also includes information on hot issues facing animal agriculture.

Animal Health Institute

The Animal Health Institute is the U.S. trade association that represents manufacturers of animal health care products. Their web site includes presentations, news and information about the animal health industry.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This web site includes information about the CDC, health data standards and statistics, and information on a variety of health topics.

Food and Drug Administration

This official site of the FDA, the government agency that regulates most common food ingredients, medical and surgical devices, drugs, and radiation-emitting consumer and medical products, features information on BSE, antibiotic resistance, foodborne illness, and other safety and nutrition issues.

Institute of Food Technologists

The Institute of Food Technologists is a nonprofit scientific society with members who work in food science, food technology, and related professions in industry, academia and government. Their web site includes membership information, news releases and updates on its actvities.

National Center for Biotechnology Information

NCBI was established as a national resource for molecular biology information. This site includes information on their public databases, research in computational biology, software tools for analyzing genome data, and biomedical information.

United States Department of Agriculture

The official home of the USDA, their site features news releases and information on the agencies, services and programs contained within the USDA.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

This site features FSIS program areas, news releases, publications and activities including consumer education, HACCP implementation and food importation.