FDA oversees the safety of domestic and imported foods, in part, through:
- Monitoring programs for toxins, pesticides, and contaminants
- Assessment of potential exposure and risk
This section provides information on reducing health risks associated with chemical, metals, pesticides, and toxins.
Safe Practices for Food Processes
Safe production and processing of foods is important in ensuring the safety of the world food supply. In this section, you can find reports from the Institute of Food Technologists that provide scientific review and analysis of these issues. View reports on safe practices for food processes.
- Chemicals, Metals, Natural Toxins & Pesticides Guidance Documents & Regulations
- Sanitation & Transportation Guidance Documents & Regulatory Information
- Healthy People Initiative
- Total Diet Study
- Environmental Assessments Triggered by Foodborne Illness
- Microbiological Methods & Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM)
- Bad Bug Book