The links below include a variety of Public Health and Food Safety Web sites. Each web site contains a large amount of information
and your particular search could be narrowed down by choosing the alphabetical list or the search function on the chosen web site. All
web links will open in a new window so you will still have access to the Apollo Carts web page.
The FDA is the federal agency responsible for ensuring that foods are safe, wholesome and sanitary. It is quite a large database Try the the A-Z index and go to the 'S' for
individual State health departments links.
The Integrated Food Safety Information Delivery System (IFSIDS) web site is designed to serve the
needs of food safety regulators by providing factual information for use with local food establishment operators.
The IFSIDS web site contains food safety fact sheets covering a few of the more common topics dealing with the
day-to-day operation of a food establishment, such as proper hand washing techniques,
use of a three-compartment sink, and hot and cold holding temperatures.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture
responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome,
and correctly labeled and packaged.
FoodSafety.gov is the gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies.
ASTHO is the national non-profit organization representing the public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, as well as the 120,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy and to assuring excellence in state-based public health practice.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health protects health, prevents disease, and promotes health and well being for all persons in Los Angeles County.