There is no “I” in team! Nor is there one in Food Defense or the acronym, NCFPD. As we have reflected on these first 10 years, I recognized the significant contribution of a whole host of professionals from a multitude of places. The research portfolio is multidisciplinary. We have former students that are now incredible colleagues in government, industry, and academia. And there is this amazing network of dedicated individuals that support this effort. Whew…my Rolodex requirements have tripled since arriving.
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In the aftermath of 9/11, it became apparent that no sector of the economy was safe from intentional acts to physically disrupt business, shatter consumer confidence, and threaten individuals. A new ballgame began.
We are happy to announce the next Frontier field trip—to New Orleans in late August 2014.
The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) submitted comments to the FDA regarding its Proposed Rule for protecting food from intentional adulteration. NCFPD advocates for a more effective systems-based approach to prevention and encourages the FDA to include in the Rule...
This project is focused on food defense at the retail level and was funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The object of the study was to demonstrate how easy it is to impersonate a government official and enter food shops to gain free access to non-public areas.
The National Center for Food Protection and Defense is a global center with 10 years of partnerships from around the world. We would like to thank the many organizations who have collaborated or partnered with us in the past 10 years!
Neal Fredrickson is an Assistant Curriculum Coordinator and a part of NCFPD’s education team.
Abstracts are now being accepted by the National Center for Food Protection and Defense for The Food Defense Conference on September 15-16, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A summary of events in NCFPD's history.