Other resources that we have found useful.


Hsiao Lab is developing LexMapr, a program for converting shorter biosample text descriptions to an ontology representation. It uses FoodOn, Envo, and other ontologies, and is initially focused on food sample descriptions.


FoodOn: a harmonized food ontology to increase global food traceability, quality control and data integration
Our inaugural FoodOn paper, available as a pdf at or on the web at .

FOOD: FOod in Open Data
A recent linked data effort to represent Italian products that have protected names (wine, pasta, fish, oil, etc.).

Fungi as a source of Food
A thorough introduction to a wide range of human food Fungi applications.