Food Defense Programs
To assist in protecting the nation’s food supply, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) developed a joint assessment program, Strategic Partnership Program - Agroterrorism (SPPA) Initiative.
- Analysis of Results for FDA Food Defense Vulnerability Assessment and Identification of Activity Types
SPPA Final Summary Report September 2005 - September 2008
(also available in PDF - 256 KB)
SPPA Initiative First Year Status Report September 2005 - June 2006
(also available in PDF - 569KB)
SPPA Questions and Answers
September 23, 2005
- Key Criteria for Site Visits
Special Event Food Defense Assignment (SEFDA) Report
Protecting the critical infrastructure and key resources of the United States–from both deliberate terrorist attack and destructive natural events - is essential to the Nation's security, public health, safety and economic vitality. Homeland Security Presidential Directive 9 (HSPD-9) establishes a national policy to defend the food and agriculture system against terrorist attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies.
National Infrastructure Protection – Food and Agriculture Sector
Food and Agriculture Sector Specific Plans and Annual Reports