Introducing the Food Protection and Defense Institute

A New Name and A New Vision

The National Center for Food Protection and Defense would like to introduce you to the next iteration of our Homeland Security Center of Excellence: the Food Protection and Defense Institute. Over the past few years, our focus and breadth of work have expanded to keep up with the evolution of the food system. Now our name, vision, and mission also reflect those efforts. As of today, September 14, 2015, we will be known as the Food Protection and Defense Institute. The core work of the Center will remain as we become an Institute with a few exciting advancements that reflect growth and our continued focus on protecting the global food supply. Continue to read for more information.

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Improving Global Supply Chains

The Institute has been awarded a $1M grant by the Paul G. Allen Ebola Program to utilize “big data” and predictive analytics to identify emerging disease outbreaks and improve the resilience of health care supply chains in the wake of the Ebola crisis.

Webinar Series Launch

We are very excited to announce the release of the 2015-2016 lineup for our monthly Food Protection Webinar Series. Make sure to peruse the schedule's new topics and mark your calendars for the first Friday of every month.

Food Industry Training

Our Food Defense Certification Course will equip your company with the knowledge and skills to recognize threats and vulnerabilities, protect your brand from intentional adulteration, and prepare for upcoming regulations.