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Risk Mitigation and Food Supply Chain Design and Control

Principal Investigator: 
Alan Erera
This project has two broad aims. The first is to develop improved risk analysis methods for quantifying the vulnerability of a food product supply chain that may be used by an adversary to deliver a chemical or biological agent. The second aim is to create new food supply chain design and control...

Freight Transportation Risk and Resiliency in International Food Supply Chains

Principal Investigator: 
Alan Erera
The objectives of the proposed research are to identify, and to determine how to mitigate, risks in the freight transportation components of international food supply chains, with the intent of enabling significant improvement in food supply chain security, preparedness, and resiliency. Focusing...

Supply Chain Benchmarking - Wholesale, Retail, and Food Service

Principal Investigator: 
Jean Kinsey
This project addresses the need to increase awareness of food system vulnerabilities among retail and wholesale food companies and to enhance companies' preparedness for catastrophic incidents. Initial interviews and pilot surveys identified management and operations practices that enhance...

Supply Chain Food Protection and Defense Supply Chain Standards

Principal Investigator: 
Omar Keith Helferich
Development of a 10 Step Food Safety and Defense Standards Parocess is considered necessary to achieve a best practice that will assist in the implementation of the integrated standards processes across the extended food supply chain. A US-wide survey of environmental health professionals in...
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