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Strategic Partnership Program Agroterrorism (SPPA) Initiative: Key Criteria for Site Visits

 

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
 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

August 2005

(V = Validate, I = Initiate)

  • A.) USDA's Criteria for Site Visits
  • Pre-Harvest
    • Aquaculture Production Facility - I
    • Beef Cattle Feedlot - V
    • Cattle Stockyard/Auction Barn - I
    • Citrus Production Facility - I
    • Corn Farm - I
    • Dairy Farm - I
    • Grain elevator and storage facility - I
    • Grain export handling facility - I
    • Poultry Farm - I
    • Rice Mill - I
    • Seed Production Facility - I
    • Soybean Farm - I
    • Swine Production Facility - V
    • Veterinary Biologics Firm - I

     
  • Post-Harvest
    • Deli meats processing - V
    • Ground beef processing facility - V
    • Hot dog processing - V
    • Import Reinspection facilities - V
    • Liquid eggs processing - V
    • Poultry processing - V
    • Retailers (further processing on-site) - I
    • School food service central kitchens - I

     
  • Related Industries
    • Transportation companies - I
    • Warehouses - I

     
  • B.) FDA's Criteria for Site Visits
    • Animal by-products - I
    • Animal foods/feeds - I
    • Baby food - I
    • Breaded food, frozen, raw - I
    • Canned food, low acid - I
    • Cereal, whole-grain, not heat treated - I
    • Deli salads - I
    • Dietary supplement, botanical, tablets - I
    • Entrees, fully cooked - I
    • Flour - I
    • Frozen packaged entrees - I
    • Fruit juice - V
    • Gum Arabic (ingredient) - I
    • High fructose corn syrup (ingredient) - I
    • Honey - I
    • Ice cream - I
    • Infant formula - V
    • Milk, fluid - V
    • Peanut butter - I
    • Produce - I
    • Fresh - V
    • Cut, modified atmosphere packaged - V
    • Retail setting - I
    • Seafood, cooked, refrigerated, ready-to-eat - I
    • Soft drink, carbonated - I
    • Spices - I
    • Vitamin/Micro-ingredient premixes/flavors - I
    • Vitamins, capsules - I
    • Water, bottled - V
    • Yogurt - I

Strategic Partnership Program Agroterrorism Initiative - Executive Summary August 2005

Strategic Partnership Program Agroterrorism Initiative - CARVER Assessments September 2005-December 2006 Response Form August 2005

FDA Joins Other Feds, States, Private Industry to Protect Against Agroterrorism July 26, 2005