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Food Protection Message - July 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Research has always been placed at the core of the National Center for Food Protection and Defense. Our goal is to create unique and substantial opportunities for researchers to address the food sectors’ most difficult challenges. Last summer, the Center went on a listening tour to identify what challenges existed in industry and government. We received great feedback which was used to identify the research we are funding in 2014. 

2014/15 NCFPD Research Projects

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

NCFPD accomplishes research specifically for the purpose of improving the protection and defense of the food system and with the expressed outcome of improving our homeland security.   Since inception in 2004, the Center has been a multidisciplinary and action-oriented research...

Webinar - Food Defense Plan Builder - August 1, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Food Defense and Emergency Coordination Staff gave an overview on the main components of the Food Defense Plan Builder Tool, a user-generated software program designed to assist owners and operators of food facilities with developing personalized food defense plans for their facilities. This user-friendly tool harnesses existing FDA tools, guidance, and resources for food defense into one single application.