Food Science and Technology Abstracts

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Food Science and Technology Abstracts (FSTA) is a bibliographic indexing and abstracting database covering the scientific and technological literature relating to food, drink and nutrition. It has indexed abstracts with full text links where available. Coverage includes topics relating to every aspect of food and nutrition including all major food and drink commodities and related life and pure sciences plus food products, food processing, food safety, food spoilage, biotechnology, and pet foods. FSTA indexes over 4000 journals as well as patents, standards, books, reviews, conference proceedings, and reports and contains over 960,000 records.[1][2][3]

It is produced by IFIS, and published in 40 languages. Coverage is from 1969 to the present.

Online access[edit]

Online access is provided by EBSCOhost, OvidSP, Dialog, STN,[clarification needed] and Web of Knowledge.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dialog database service" (Online bluesheets - description and bibliography for FTSA). Food Science and Technology Abstracts (File 251). 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  2. ^ "FSTA at Ovid". Online description, and bibliographic information for FSTA. Ovid Technologies, Inc. 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  3. ^ a b "What is FSTA?" (online). Description and bibliographic information. IFIS. 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 

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