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Appendix URLs

Both 'The Microbiology of Safe Food' and 'Microbiological Risk Assessment of Food' books contain several pages of relevant URL addresses. These invariable will change over time and so I will try to keep the list up to date here. Please let me know if I have overlooked any, Thanks.

Meanwhile, below is the current listing:

Bacterial growth and survival predictors


Growth Predictor (Combase)

Food Micromodel


Pathogen Modeling Program

Seafood Spoilage Predictor


Bacterial genomics

Bacterial genomes

Bacterial genomes

BAGEL (Bacteriocin genome mining tool)


J. Craig Venter Institute (formerly TIGR)

Human microbiome project and

MetaHIT project

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

Ribosomal Database Project II

Bioinformatics tutorials

WebACT (Artemis comparison tool)

Food safety

Agreement of the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

Codex: Food Hygiene

European antimicrobial resistance surveillance system

EU microbiological criteria

FDA Bad Bug Book

Food and agricultural import regulations and standards

Food irradiation

Food safety education (Aust)

Food safety education (USA)

FSIS Salmonella Enteritidis Risk Assessment

International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF)

International Life Science Institute (ILSI)

Listeria monocytogenes MRA (EC 1999)

Microbial growth media and detection kits (OXOID Ltd.)

Microbiological Risk Assessment


Pathogen Modelling Program

Risk Analysis software (Palisade Europe)

Risk assessment and risk communication

Seafood spoilage predictor

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Generic HACCP models (USA)

Generic HACCP models (Canada)

General HACCP (various foods)


HACCP resources (USDA)

HACCP-TQM in retail

International HACCP Alliance


Seafood HACCP

European Commission

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

European Commission;

European Commission; News

European Commission; Food Safety

European Commission; RASFF Alert system

European Commission; Salmonella

United Nations

Codex Alimentarius Commission

Codex Standards

Food and Agriculture Organization

World Health Organization


Austria: Rechtsinformationssystem

Austria: Federal Environment Agency

Australia: Department of Agric., Fish. and Forestry

Australia & New Zealand Food Authority

Belgium: Centre for Agricultural Research (CLO)

Canada: Food Inspection Agency

Denmark: Fødevareministeriet

Finland: Maa- ja Metsätalousministeriö

France: Ministry of Agriculture

Germany: Bundes.Ernah., Landw. Forsten

Greece: Hellenic Republic Ministry of Agriculture

India: Ministry of Food Processing

Ireland: Dept. of Agriculture and Food

Ireland: Food Safety Authority

Italy: Istituto Nazionale di Economia Agraria

Japan: Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food

Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Netherlands: Ministry of Agric., Nat. Man. Fish.

Portugal: Minist. Equip.Plane. Admin.

Russia: Ministry of Agriculture and Food


Spain: Agritel – Minist. de Agric. Pesc. Aliment.

Sweden: Jordbruksdepartementet

UK: Food Standards Agency (FSA)

UK: Health Protection agency (HPA)


Centres for Disease Control

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Co-operative State Research, Education and Extension Service

Department of Agriculture

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Food Code (FDA)

Food Safety and Inspection Service

National Agricultural Library USDA/FDA Foodborne Illness

Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) Food Safety Summit