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Questions tagged [food]

For questions relating to data about the processing, distribution and consumption of food.

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Where can I find publicly available data on American dietary habits and food intake during the Great Depression?

I'm looking for detailed data on American dietary habits during during the Great Depression and WWII era, specifically 1930 - 1945. Were there any surveys that collected detailed information, at a ...
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Database of common packaging icons (food, CPG, GM)

Building a classifier that takes as input, a photo of a product and then identifies the common icons in that photo (e.g., recycle, non-GMO, kosher, fat free, gluten free, vegan, etc.). I am aware of ...
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Vegetarian/Vegan dataset

Looking for a dataset involving the effect vegetarian/vegan diets have on the number of animals killed, the food industry, or health
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Data set having menu items (food) and corresponding image?

I am working on identifying menu item names for food from their images. Is there any public/private (that I can buy) data set available for supervised learning? I have this data set, but I'm looking ...
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Datasets that include diet (kcal, macronutrients, etc) and weight over a period of time?

I'm looking to do some analysis on the effect of different macronutrients on weight gain and weight loss. So far, I've found some data sets that include the macronutrients consumed for populations, ...
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Data for energy drink purchases in Germany and Austria

I am looking for statistics on sales of energy drinks in Germany and Austria; percentages, rankings of purchases of different drinks like Red Bull.
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Grocery products per year

I'm looking for historical open data on food products you can find in supermarkets (like the data available on openfoodfacts.org).The idea would be to know which products have been commercialized in ...
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Calorie intake by food per person (similar to MyFitnessPal)

I'm looking for a dataset which contains information on how much of each food different people ate on different days. For example, something like this person 1, day 1: 'calories': 2001, '...
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Is there any API to get list of ingredient that contains added alcohol

Is there any API to get list of ingredient that contains added Intoxicants/alcohol not the natural that just exists ? Above would do the job for me for now, but if you are curious to know why I am ...
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List of all products and their ingredients

I need list of all products with following attributes, Ingredients Country or origin Manufacturer Now the tricky part is that, I don't want it for JUST a specific country, I want it around the ...
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Open API for E numbers information

Is there any API or open database for E-numbers data that includes information about e-number status (dangerous / not recommended / valid)? I've found only this database: https://webgate.ec.europa....
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API for localized nutrition and food data

For a current project I am looking for an API (or 'offline' CSV like format) which contains names and nutrition (kilokalories, protein, vitamins, etc.) of food and ingredients. What I found so far: ...
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Database of consumer (food) product ownership

I'd like to find a source of corporate ownership information for consumer products, in particular foods. For example products that have labels/brands which are owned by GlaxoSmithKleine, Monsanto, etc....
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Seeking a food product taxonomy

I am needing to develop a product taxonomy for foods and beverages that would work across multiple food providers. I need this to provide a code hierarchy for mapping specific products in a ...
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Where can I find open database with food product names and their calories?

Searching for open data with food products and their calories and nutritional values?
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Supermarket Product Data [duplicate]

We are looking for super market product data that includes: Food products Ingredients Nutritional values Price Any suggestions on how to find this information? I'm a non-tech person and have found ...
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Slimmed Down Nutrient Composition Database

I am working on a project that needs to recommend appropriate foods for people with nutrient deficiencies. This needs a database with foods and all their nutrient information (All vitamins, ...
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Where to find source data for incubation/onset/duration time of reported US cases Salmonella food poisoning?

I would like to be able to create a histogram showing the onset of illness and duration of symptoms reported within the USA for Salmonella enterica infections (or some other common foodborne illness). ...
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Data sets about nutrition/diseases

I have to do analysis about correlation between diseases and nutrition consumption. Where I can find data sets about food (nutrition) consumption, divided by diseases (I can also use two data sets: ...
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Impact the boiling time on nutritional content

I am looking for a data set on the impact the boiling time on the nutritional content of the cooked food with as many following fields as possible: type of food (e.g., potatoes), curve showing the ...
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Rate of nutrient decay in fruit/vegetable juice

I am looking for a dataset containing rate of nutrient decay in fruit/vegetable juice. It will probably depends how the juice is stored. The juice was made using a personal juicer. The goal is to ...
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Looking for an open API for to get tracking information from an EMB code

This might be a lost cause, but been searching for a couple of days now. I'm looking for a way to track an item of food from it's origin to the supermarket. I have the EMB code for an item, e.g. UK ...
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Evolution of fruits throughout the history

I am looking for a dataset containing information regarding the evolution of each fruit throughout the history. Either images of fruits, or textual description of the fruit, or some more structured ...
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API that matches food names to categories

I am using an API that provides a load of nutritional information for food, for example calories, protein, etc. However what it does not provide is any sort of categorization of that food. Can anyone ...
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Spatial commodities data global

I'm looking for data on commodities (corn and potato). Tools such as USDA's cropscape are great but lack global cover. I found this dataset, but it is for the year 2000 and not very recent. Are you ...
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Database of Japanese meibutsu, with locality and since when

Almost any town in Japan has its own "speciality food" called meibutsu. Is there a database of containing for each town its meibutsu(s)? Ideally each item should also say since when the meibutsu has ...
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Eating habits and attitudes

I have a question, which is along the lines of a previously asked one, regarding people's eating habits, ideally a "food journal" type of thing that has data from individuals showing what they ate at ...
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Open content health tips that I can embed in my app/website

I am looking for open-source or publicly-available health tips for my app. I am so far not successful in finding any thing alike. Example of a health tip: Title: Carrots are good for your health ...
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Data about spoon usage when eating spaghetti, by area

Some people usually use a spoon when eating spaghetti, and some do not. The proportion seems to be dependent on the country/region. Has any data been published on the topic? Preferably raw poll ...
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Where can I find a downloadable grocery store food ingredient database / data set?

I'm looking for a downloadable ingredient database / data set. I'd like to be able to write my own query to the data set, eliminating potentially harmful ingredients to see what would be potentially ...
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How can I download the Product Open Data database?

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 ...
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Open database of ingredient names?

I'm making a recipe app. It will let users create their own recipes, and to save them the hassle of writing ingredient names their selves it would be nice to do a search in a database instead. Do ...
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API for in-season food info based on location

I have found some APIs to determine when foods are in season but they most a secondary feature and not very accurate. Their geographic area will be as large as the United states. I need something for ...
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Where can I find data on eating behaviors/habits?

I'm interested in data on people's eating habits. Ideally this would be a "food journal" type of thing that has data from individuals showing what they ate at what times/days. Ideally it also would ...
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Database of food sharing places for the whole world

I want to create an app to find food sharing places. These places are shelves or public fridges where people can put their food before going on vacation or when they have too much, so that other ...
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I'm looking for a data set of food stuffs and/or recipe ingredients

I'm looking for a list of ingredients to pull from for an app. I've used data sets from fitness and calorie counting apps but one larger cleaner one without meal would be great. All I need are the ...
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Open datasets for affiliation networks between African farmers?

I'm looking for any other datasets and open access pubs on affiliation/bipartite networks using survey data from farmers/community members in rural Africa.
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List of common foodstuffs/meals?

I'm looking for a open-source list of common foodstuffs/meals that I can use to populate a database for some R&D. Ideally I'd just like a long list of food/meal names (as if you were browsing ...
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Dataset of adulteration incidents

I'm looking for a dataset of adulteration incidents containing as many following fields as possible: name of the adulterant(s) (an adulterant is a substance found within other substances such as food,...
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Drink Recipe Database

I'm looking for a free/open Drink (Cocktail) Recipe database. I found this one: http://www.odditysoftware.com/page-datasales7.htm which looks like exactly what I want, but this project doesn't have ...
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Where can I find dataset around child labor in cocoa production?

I see so munch information around cocoa production, and there are so many NGO and government initiative around Child labor in cocoa production and chocolate making. Is there any credible source where ...
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UK supermarket product nutrition

Are there sources of nutritional data about UK supermarket products, by barcode? The indexing by barcode does not need to be direct: if I have to implement a join with some other data to achieve that,...
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Finding an index of food prices

I'm trying to find an open index of food prices [like the food one might find at a grocery store], either bulk prices or prices that might be in the store. Any ideas? EDIT: I'm looking to compare ...
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Where can I find data on sales of celery varieties in Europe?

In the Wikipedia entry on Celery, the Celeriac wasn't even mentioned, while it is the "de facto celery" of the Europe. If you walk up to a vegetable stand and ask for celery, you're getting a celery ...
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Does any US Government agency (like FDA) publish a list of approved food products and ingredients?

For example, consider a category of "bread", it is approved by different Government agencies and are the ingredients specifically included on all products? Do any of these agencies maintain a list of ...
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Open API for nutritional information and/or food barcodes?

I've seen many applications (mobile and web) that use a database of nutritional information and barcodes to track daily food consumption. Smartphones have the ability to scan barcodes, and many mobile ...