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I am wanting to find a worldwide open nutritional database.

I know there have been questions about this before and the answers all refer to USDA's Agricultural Research Service and OKFN's Open Product Data sites.

The USDA one is very much restricted to US foods (I am in Australia) and, from what I can tell, doesn't include barcode info.

The OKFN database seems perfect, however, the site has been down since at least Dec '14.

Does anyone know where I could get a copy of the Product Open Data database?

I do not need an API, just the data will suffice.

About the other post:

I have seen a thread with almost the same question. That threat lead me to write this question as the accepted answer mentions the Product Open Data database, but, as I explained earlier, that website has been down. My question allowed me to find a way around this which is exactly what I explained I was looking for. So, no, not a duplicate.

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The Wayback Machine is always your best friend; Here's the data from 2014-02
http://web.archive.org/web/20140209011312/http://product-open-data.com/download/

For what its worth, I'm downloading it all now and while make a github repo; this data needs to be accessible.

there's also open food facts
http://openfoodfacts.org/

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    You, sir, are a legend! I completely forgot about the way back machine! Downloading now! This database should really start being maintained again, it's such an important database. Also, the openfoodfacts database only has ~300 Australian items. – Wildcard27 Mar 15 '15 at 1:05
  • i'm guessing they should be combined. interested? – albert Mar 15 '15 at 2:04
  • Sounds like a challenge! I like challenges! I'm going to dive into this database and see how it's all set up and let you know. How would I get an email to you rather than chatting on here? – Wildcard27 Mar 15 '15 at 6:34

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