EDGAR ( http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml ): All companies, foreign and domestic, must file registration statements, periodic reports and other forms with the SEC. EDGAR provides those filings for free. Find SIC codes at EDGAR too.
Hoover’s ( http://www.hoovers.com/free/ ): This free version of Hoover’s provides company and industry information and financial news.
NAICS ( http:// www.census.gov/epcd/www/naics.html ): The North American Industry Classification System is the standard used by Federal agencies for classifying businesses, replacing the old SIC codes.
ISIC Rev. 3 ( http://unstats.un.org/unsd/cr/registry/regcst.asp?Cl=2 ): The International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities, 3 rd Revision is the international standard of classifying businesses
WSU Libraries Subject Resources, Company and Industry Research ( http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/ref/co_ind_guide.htm)
Processed Food Product Report Processed food products, novel ingredients, or processing aids .
Company Information: Who makes processed foods?
Judge’s Food Processors North America
WSU Owen Reference TX600.J83
Judge’s Peerless Food Processors North America
WSU Owen TX600.J83
Directory of Canning, Freezing, and Preserving Industries
WSU Food Sciences & Human Nutrition Wiki ( http://wiki.wsu.edu/wsuwiki/Food_Science_and_Human_Nutrition ): This Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) Wiki has been provided so that you as student(s) and faculty interested in FSHN have a place to collaboratively build and discuss FSHN resources in a communal forum.
USDA Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition ( http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/ ): CFSAN, in conjunction with the Agency's field staff, is responsible for promoting and protecting the public's health by ensuring that the nation's food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled, and that cosmetic products are safe and properly labeled.
USDA Agricultural Research Service Processed Foods Research Unit ( http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=66-45-10-00 ): To develop improved processes for the preservation and utilization of vegetables, including cucumbers, sweetpotatoes, peppers, and cabbage, which will enhance product quality, assure safety, and reduce the generation of high salt processing wastes
More Information on Novel Ingredients & Processing Aids
Dictionary of Organic Compounds
Provides detailed descriptions and structure when available.
WSU Owen Reference QD246.D5 1996
Hawley’s Condensed Chemical Dictionary
Provides concise descriptions
WSU Owen Reference QD5.C5 2007
Sax's Dangerous Properties Of Industrial Materials
May not be an obvious choice, but a chemical that is safe to injest may be toxic when burned.
WSU Owen Reference T55.3.H3 L494 2004
Everything Added To Food In The United States
Provides CAS numbers and a reference to the section in CFR Title 21 pertaining to that substance.
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