LanguaL™ Thesaurus

"The thesaurus provides a standardised language for describing foods, specifically for classifying food products for information retrieval. (...) As constructed, LanguaL™ is a multilingual thesaural system using facetted classification. Each food is described by a set of standard, controlled terms chosen from facets characteristic of the nutritional and/or hygienic quality of a food, as for example the biological origin, the methods of cooking and conservation, and technological treatments."