Environmental Health

Food safety and adverse health effects of chemicals.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) www.epa.gov/ Focuses on protecting the environment and human health through publications, databases, program and grants information, and other information targeted to small business, to industry, and to teachers and students.

Food Safety

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/list.html Food and cosmetic safety site with links to related sites for consumers, industry, and health professionals.

Food Safety.gov www.foodsafety.gov/ Gateway U.S. government food safety site with information about foodborne pathogens, food safety reporting and alerts, and information for educators. Features videos viewable online.

Toxic Substances

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ Site deals with minimizing the effects of toxic substances such as PCBs and industrial and household chemicals on human health and quality of life through extensive links chemical information and educational resources.

Chemical Scorecard: Health Effects www.scorecard.org/health-effects/ Based on the latest research, the site offers a sophisticated database of adverse health effects and chemicals which cause them.

Chemfinder: Chemical Searching and Information Integration www.chemfinder.com/ Chemistry site targeted to professionals with links to all manner of chemical information.


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Last modified: September 20, 2007