Internet Links

Links on this page are provided as a service for your information. It is not meant as an all-inclusive list and endorsement of products, services, companies or sites is not intended.


BSE Information, USDA APHIS

BSE and CJD Information and Resources, CDC

Food Safety

CDC Database of U.S. Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

CODEX Alimentarius Commission (CAC)

Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety

Food Irradiation: Available Research Indicates that Benefits Outwegh Risks, US GAO Report

The Food Safety Consortium

Food Safety Database, University of Minnesota

Food Safety Website, North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service

Food Safety Website, Penn State Department of Food Science

Fight Bac! Partnership for Food Safety Education

Iowa State University Food Safety Project Web Page

International Food Information Council

K-State Food Safety Web Page

Meat and Poultry Product Recalls

Meat Safety & Inspection Resources, American Meat Institute

World Health Organization Food Safety Program

Industry and trade Organizations

American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP)

American Emu Association (AEA)

American Meat Institute (AMI)

American Sheep Industry Association (ASI)

Canadian Meat Science Association

Canada National Goat Federation (CNGF)

Canadian Meat Council (CMC)

Food Marketing Institute (FMI)

The National Bison Association

National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA)

National Chicken Council (NCC)

National Hot Dog and Sausage Council

National Pork Producer's Council (NPPC)

National Turkey Federation (NTF)

North American Meat Institute (NAMI)

American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP)

Southwest Meat Association (SMA)

The American Ostrich Association (AOA)

U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF)

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association


FSIS Federal Inspection Programs

Kansas Department of Agriculture, Meat and Poultry Inspection Program

Kansas Government

Kansas Animal Health Department

Kansas Department of Agriculture, division of Weights and Measures

Kansas Department of Agriculture, Meat and Poultry Inspection Program

Kansas Department of Commerce, Agriculture Marketing

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks

Kansas Livestock

Kansas Beef Council

Kansas Livestock Association

Kansas Pork Association


FSIS Food Standards and Labeling Policy Book

FSIS Labeling Claims

FSIS Labeling Procedures

Meat, Poultry, Ingredient and Equipment Companies

A.C. Legg, Inc.



Butterball (ConAgra Foods)

Cargill Foods

Cargill Meat Solutions

ConAgra Foods


Excalibur Seasoning Company


HoneyBaked Ham Company

Honeysuckle White (Cargill, Inc.)

Hormel Foods


Oscar Mayer (Kraft Foods)

Tipper Tie

Tyson Foods


Meat Science, Processing and Technology

Growth and Structure of Meat Animals, Dr. Swatland, University of Guelph, Canada

Livestock Behaviour, Design of Facilities and Humane Slaughter, Dr. Temple Grandin's Web Page

Scientific Associations

American Meat Science Association (AMSA)

The American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)

Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA)

Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST)

Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS)

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)

Poultry Science Association (PSA)

trade Publications and Books

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

Meat Industry Internet News Service

Meating Place (Meat Marketing & Technology, Poultry)

The National Provisioner

University Meat Science Research and Extension Programs

Auburn University Meat Science and Muscle Biology

Colorado State University Meat Science and Food Safety

Iowa State University Meat Lab

Montana State University Meat Science Lab

Oklahoma State University Meat Science

Oregon State University Clark Meat Science Center

Penn State Food Safety

Texas A&M Meat Science

Texas Tech Meat Science

The Ohio State University Meat Science

University of Florida Meat Extension

University of Guelph APS Meat Science Lab

University of Nebraska Meat Science - Extension

University of Nebraska Meat Science - Research

U.S. Government

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

AMS U.S. trade Description Standards for Poultry - December 2000

Agricultural Research Service (ARS)

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

Economic Research Service (ERS), Foodsafety Page

Federal Register

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

FSIS Directives

Meat and Poultry Hotline

National Agricultural Library (NAL)

USDA-FSIS: Science - Formerly OPHS

U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (MARC)

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Wild Game and Chronic Wasting Disease

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance

Game Meat Handling and Safety from Penn State

University of Wisconsin Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease Information from AAMP