The proceedings of the 1st Annual Food Protection and Defense Conference,
held November 2-4, 2005, in Atlanta, have been published on the IFT Web
site. Click here to
RFP One-page abstracts of proposed research in the areas of
detection and diagnostics, education, terrorism agent characterization
and surrogates, supply chain resiliency, and economic assessment of specific
food system events will be reviewed beginning June 5. Click
here to view PDF.
Food Defense Acronyms, Abbreviations and Definitions
From CFSAN, published March 28, 2006. Click
here to reach Web page.
How Should America's Anti-Terrorism Budget Be Allocated?
Findings from a national survey of attitudes of US residents about terrorism.
From the Food Industry Center, University of Minnesota, released March
here for full report.
USDA announces food defense exercises The USDA's
Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced that it is
conducting five critical food defense exercises this year. The first was
held in Alameda, California, January 18 and 19. The exercises are designed
to offer practice sessions for reporting nonroutine incidents and coordinating
with all levels of government, nongovernmental agencies, and the private
sector in an incident command system structure. Click
here for the USDA press release, which lists the other locations and
where to go for more information.