Food Safety Programs Reference Guide

The Food Safety Programs Reference Guide provides a snapshot of current governmental food safety efforts aimed at detecting, investigating, controlling, or preventing foodborne illness in the United States. It is not intended to be an exhaustive, all-encompassing list of food safety activities across all sectors. The guide will help public health agencies to align activities, carry out collaborative projects, implement common strategies, and avoid costly duplication of efforts.

The guide is split into the following categories:

  • Surveillance Networks
  • Capacity-Building Networks
  • Response Networks
  • Data Information Sharing Networks
  • Collaboration and Harmonization Efforts
  • Regulatory Program Standards/Laboratory Quality Management System Efforts
  • Inspection Programs
  • Other Regulatory Programs
  • Interactive Tools

Who should use it: Federal, state, and local governmental public health professionals conducting food safety activities.

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