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Risk & Safety Assessment

As the nation’s food supply becomes more global and complex, decisions about policies aimed at preventing contamination and illness have become even more important to the public’s health. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uses risk analysis, a concept and framework fostered by the World Health Organization, to ensure that regulatory decisions about foods are science-based and transparent.

Read more about how FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) applies risk analysis, from conventional methods to new, far-reaching tools that use advanced technology to prioritize risks and calculate optimal interventions at Risk Analysis at FDA: Food Safety

Upcoming Assessments

 

View all Completed and Ongoing Risk Assessment Projects at CFSAN

 

 

Announcements

 
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Additional Information from Other Agencies and Organizations


General Information

Allergens

Arsenic

    

BSE/TSE

    

Escherichia coli

      

Filth

   

Food Additives

    

Food Defense

   

FSMA-Related Risk Assessments

Gluten 

Hepatitis A Virus

   

High Risk Foods

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus

Listeria monocytogenes

   

Melamine

    

Methylmercury

    

Norovirus

    

Salmonella

Spice

     

Vibrio parahaemolyticus

   

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