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View Resource World Food Summit: 13-17 November 1996, Rome, Italy

The World Food Summit held in Rome, Italy from November 13-17 1996, and its convener, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has made much useful information about it available in five languages (English, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese) at its web site. The site is highlighted by 15 technical background documents in HTML or text format (under Documentation),...

http://www.fao.org/wfs/
View Resource Home Hearth Food

Home Hearth Food is primarily for people who grow or raise their own foods, depending on prepackaged and/or convenience foods as little as possible. Topics include butchering, preserving, smoking, culinary herbs, sausage, household formulas, homemade soda pop and other beverages, baking, equipment and supplies, solutions to food allergies, and allowable foods for those with other illnesses,...

http://lists.topica.com/lists/homehearth-food/?cid=6406
View Resource Choco

The Chocolate Archives: CHOCO was a read-only mailing list and an archive of recipes that contained chocolate. Each month on (or around) the sixth day, a compilation of chocolate recipes from around the net were posted to the group. These recipes are gathered from usenet newsgroups and various mailing lists.

ftp://ftp.apk.net/pub/choco/
View Resource CheeseNet: Promoting PDO Cheese

Hey cheeseheads! Here's a serious Website for you. CheeseNet houses a world of information on characteristics of various cheeses, the history of cheese, facts about cheesemaking, cheese in poetry and fiction, plus much more. A major highlight of the site is the world cheese Index (WCI), an illustrated guide to the geography, ingredients, texture, and flavor of over 100 cheeses. The WCI, which has...

http://www.cheesenet.gr/english/
View Resource Institute of Food Research

A for-profit enterprise, the Institute of Food Research (IFR), based in the United Kingdom, offers a wealth of public access information regarding food, diet, and nutrition on their Web site. Serving as a clearinghouse for information across a broad spectrum of academic, agricultural, and industrial interests, the site is very user-friendly, with numerous lists of popular topics and terms, as well...

https://quadram.ac.uk
View Resource Chocolate Exhibition

Chicago's Field Museum invites educators to "use the enticing subject of chocolate to teach your class about the intriguing relationship between nature and culture." Click on Educators' Resources to access 12 downloadable lesson plans, 6 of which focus specifically on the relationship between chocolate and the environment. Not only do these lesson plans offer students a fun way to learn about...

http://archive.fieldmuseum.org/chocolate/
View Resource National Peanut Board

For those with an interest in peanuts, the National Peanut Board Web site will provide a host of information on this well-known legume. The site has different themed sections dealing with the history of the peanut, and continue on to give a detailed explanation of the production process involved with turning peanuts into a host of products. Additionally, the extensive research and promotion...

http://nationalpeanutboard.org/
View Resource The Accidental Scientist: Cooking

Another great Web site from the Exploratorium in San Francisco (last mentioned in the August 16, 2002 NSDL MET Report), The Accidental Scientist: Cooking is the first in a series of "Web-based projects focusing on the science behind everyday life." Offering a mind-boggling array of food-related information and activities, foodies and science-lovers alike should find this Web site extremely...

http://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/
View Resource Gateway to Government Food Safety Information

Given all the recent concern about different foodborne pathogens in the news and on television, this site (sponsored by the US federal government) will help answer a variety of questions that consumers and persons in the food industry may have about any number of related topics. For consumers with questions about preparing food and purchasing food from the supermarket, the site has a very helpful...

https://www.foodsafety.gov/
View Resource Avocado Information

To borrow shamelessly from Benjamin Franklin, guacamole is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. The Agricultural and Natural Resources people at the University of California-Riverside would seem to agree. In this Web site devoted solely to the lovely avocado, readers can learn all about the history and horticulture of this subtropical fruit (that's right -- fruit). Features include...

http://www.ucavo.ucr.edu/
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