"This integrated data system contains—in one place—five distinct types of data containing information on food and nutrient profiles, each with a unique purpose. Two of the data types—Foundation Foods and Experimental Foods—represent “a bridge to the future” in food and nutrient composition. They provide data that have never previously been available …"
Official methods of analysis of AOAC International
Located on the 2nd floor of Mitchell Memorial Library in the Research Services department. Call number Ref S587 .O38 21ST ED.
"... the most comprehensive collection of chemical and microbiological methods available in the world, and many methods within the compendium have notation indicating their adoption as harmonized international reference methods by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the International Dairy Federation (IDF), the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), and the Codex Alimentarius Commission."
"The Codex Alimentarius international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice contribute to the safety, quality and fairness of this international food trade. Consumers can trust the safety and quality of the food products they buy and importers can trust that the food they ordered will be in accordance with their specifications."
"... resources containing some of the methods used by FDA to help ensure food safety. These methods may be utilized by the food industry as well. Also included is the CFSAN Laboratory Quality Assurance Manual which serves as a guide to FDA foods researchers for implementing quality principles and practices throughout their labs."