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Northeast Region

 List of Partnership Agreements

 

Northeast Region

 

DFSR No. Partnership Agreement Goal(s) Date Signed
NE-10 New York District and the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets agree to have NYS inspectors collect samples of domestic foods for pesticide/mycotoxin surveillance/analysis. (Domestic Surveillance Sampling & Analysis) Sampling
Surveillance
Analysis
General
04/17/02
NE-15 New England District Office and the MA Department of Public Health agree to jointly conduct surveillance of MA harvested seafood & produce for pesticide residues analysis. Sampling
Regulatory
General
04/10/01
NE-17 New England District and the Rhode Island Department of Health, Office of Food Protection, & RI Dept. Envirormental Management, Div. of Agriculture, agree to monitor fresh & processed foods in domestic commerce for PESTICIDE RESIDUES in RI Surveillance
Sampling
Regulatory
General
04/22/02
NE-18 Northeast Region and the Northeast State (Shellfish) Standardization Officers (NESSO), agree to meet on a routine established basis to: improve communications, improve consistency of enforcement activities, increase staff proficiency, increase levels of industry compliance, enhance information exchange/dissemination , and develop policies & procedures to implement the preceding. Regulatory
Inspections
Education
6/17/98
NE-19 Northeast Region & Northeast State (Shellfish) Laboratory Evaluation Officers agree to meet annually to: improve communication, improve consistency of laboratory activities, increase staff proficiency, enhance information exchange/dissemination, & develop policies & procedures to implement the preceding. Regulatory
Training
General
06/17/98
NE-20 New England District & RI Dept. of Health agree to establish a partnership for regulation of smoked, salted & cured fish & fishery products processing industry in RI. (Seafood HACCP). HACCP EI
Regulatory
General
04/16/02
NE-21 New England Disrict & Maine Dept. of Agri., Food & Rural Resources agree to establish a partnership for regulation of fish & fishery products processing industry in Maine. HACCP EI
Regulatory
General
04/16/02
NE-24 Northeast Region & NY Dept. of Health agree to establish a partnership for regulation of new x-ray assemblies in NY. Inspections
Regulatory
General
03/26/01
NE-25 Northeast Region & RI Dept. of Health agree to establish a partnership for regulation of new x-ray assemblies in RI. Inspections
Regulatory
General
01/29/01
NE-26 NE Region & Maine Dept. of Human of Human Services agree to establish partnership for regulation of new x-ray assemblies in Maine. Inspections
Regulatory
General
03/09/01
NE-29 New England District & NH Dept. of Health & Human Services agree that NH sanitarians will inspect food processor/ warehouse facilities & share/exchange EI lists, work plans, etc. FDA will provide State with training & funding. Inspections
Regulatory
Training
General
04/05/02
NE-30 New England District & CT Dept. of Consumer Protection, Food Div., agree to establish a partnership for regulation of interstate food manufacturers (Applies to food, acidified food, seafood, or fish & fishery product manufacturers). Inspections
Regulatory
Training
General
Seafood
HACCP EI
05/20/02
NE-31 NE Region/State Programs Br. & CT Dept. of Agriculture/Bureau of Aquaculture agree to cooperate in gathering information about presence of phytoplankton that may be related to marine biotoxins. (Seafood HACCP) HACCP
Sampling
Training
Education
General
06/10/99
NE-33 MA Partnership for Food Safety Education (MPFSE) includes University of MA, FDA, USDA, MA Dept. of Agriculture, MA Dept. Public Health & other federal, state, local agencies & associations in collaboration/partnership to reduce the risk of foodborne illness in MA. Education
Training
General
02/20/01
NE-34 New England District & VT Dept. of Agriculture, Dairy Section, agree to share & exchange information concerning inspections, investigations, establishment inventories, & new/emerging problems related to the safety of dairy products in Vermont. Information Sharing
Education
General
04/16/02
NE-35 New England District & RI Dept. of Health agree to establish a partnership for sharing information related to food establishment inventories in Rhode Island. Information Sharing
General
04/16/02
NE-36 NE Region/State Programs Br. & MA Dept. of Fish, Wildlife & Environmental Law Enforcement agree to cooperate in development of a computerized hydrographic system to assist Div. of Marine Fisheries in management of shellfish growing areas and the production of sanitary surveys. (Partnership to be renewed annually) Training
Education
General
04/12/01
NE-37 Northeast Region & MA Dept. of Public Health agree to establish a partnership for regulation of new x-ray assemblies in MA. (Agreement extends through 6/30/05). Inspections
Regulatory
General
03/25/02 
NE-38 New England District & VT Dept. of Agriculture/Plant Industry Div. agree to establish a Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Partnership. Regulatory
Inspections
Training
General
4/16/02
NE-39 New York District and the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets agree to have NYS inspectors collect samples of imported foods for undeclared color and food additives, namely sulfities. (Surveillance Sampling & Analysis of food products that may contain undeclared food and color additivese Sampling
Surveillance
Analysis
Training
General
04/17/02
NE-40 New York District and the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets agree to develop an animal medication management system (AMMS) which will help reduce the incidence of drug residues in cull dairy cattle. (Animal Medication Management System) Regulatory
Education
Systems
General
12/21/01
NE-41 New York District and the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets, Div. of Food Safety & Inspection, agree to to coordinate the food protection efforts of both agencies to reduce consumer risk, eliminate duplication, define regulatory roles, & improve channels of communication. (Five year time frame) (INTEGRATED FOOD SAFETY SYSTEM PILOT) Regulatory
System/Pilot
Inspection
Training
Information Sharing
General
06/28/02
 

 

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