Friday, August 16, 2002

us agricultural department database

If you're interested in seeing exactly what that is on the end of your fork, and how nutritional it might be, The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) can help. They have set up a database which allows you to check on the nutritional properties of 6220 foods, while online. I'll be checking this out come meal times. What other types of information should federal agencies be sharing with us over the web?

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