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English 96/1A, Sanelli: Food--Identity & Culture: Food Product Review

Recommended Databases

Websites

  • Center for Food Safety 
    A national non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization working to protect human health and the environment by curbing the use of harmful food production technologies and by promoting organic and other forms of sustainable agriculture. 
  • EWG's Food Scores
    EWG uses three factors to score foods:  nutrition, ingredient concerns and  degree in processing. 
  • Good Guide
    A resource for information about the health of consumer products and companies.
  • Consumer Reports, Food and Drinks Guide
    Consumer Reports tests a wide range of food and drinks and also report on important food-safety and health issues, review and provide survey results on products and food issues. 
  • Calorie King Food Search
    A food search tool used to look for individual food sources, not recipes. If you need to know the exact calorie count for an apple, use this food search.
  • UPC Food Search
    Search by manufacturer, ingredient or product to find types of ingredients, company ingredient statement and product information.
  • Food Production Daily US -  News Service - Daily online news publication covering the North American food & beverage market, Searchable by trends, ingredients and food sectors.
  • Sustainable Table, a website to increase public awareness of the critical environmental and public health issues created by our current industrial food system, and to advocate for more sustainable alternatives [so bias through advocacy].
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