In recognition of Food Safety Awareness Month and National Preparedness Month the FDA’s Food Defense and Emergency Coordination Staff hosted a Food Defense symposium which presented multiple facets of food defense - from the government/military and regulatory/retail perspectives.
The Food Defense Symposium recording is available through Food Shield connection.
The symposium agenda included:
Welcoming Remarks: Ted Elkin, M.S., M.P.A.
Director, Office of Analytics and Outreach
Program Overview: Jason P. Bashura, M.P.H., R.S.
Senior Food Defense Analyst
FDA / CFSAN / Food Defense and Emergency Coordination Staff
Historical Context of Bioterrorism: COL (Ret) Zygmunt Dembek, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H., L.H.D. Senior Scientist
It HAS Happened Here: Adam Inman
A Case Study – Mi Ranchito, 2009: Kansas Department of Agriculture
Questions / Answers session