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Pacific Region

List of Partnership Agreements

 

Pacific Region

 

DFSR No. Partnership Agreement Goal(s) Date Signed
PA-01 Los Angeles District and the Arizona Department of Agriculture agree to set forth the working arrangements concerning their mutual planning and shared reports of inspections, investigations and analytical findings relating to raw agricultural products. General
Sampling
Training
06/06/96
PA-02 Pacific Region/Seattle Distict & In-flight Food Service Association agree to enter a Pilot HACCP Program. HACCP Management System for Airline Food Service. (Initial date signed not reported) (Renewal/re-sign indicated per FY01 evaluation) HACCP Plan
HACCP EI
Education
Training
General
 
PA-06 Los Angeles District and University of California, Irvine(UCI) regarding an information sharing system through an electronic Communication system that would transmit current health information regarding toxic elements consumed by the public. Education
ADP
10/08/96
PA-07 Pacific Region, Los Angeles & San Francisco Districts & DFA of CA (Dried Fruit Association) agree to establish a partnership regarding the assurance of product quality and safety in the California dried fruit and nut industry. General
Inspections
10/23/96
PA-10 Pacific Region (SAN-DO/LOS DO) & CA Department of Food & Agriculture & CA Department of Pesticide Regulations & SouthWest Import District (SWID) & Pacific Regional Lab SouthWest (PRL-SW) agree to set forth the working arrangements concerning joint monitoring and regulatory activities involving pesticide residues in raw agricultural commodities (produce) grown in and shipped into State of CA. Training
Sampling
Regulatory
04/20/01
PA-12 Seattle District and the Oregon State Department of Agriculture agree to set forth a working arrangement concerning work sharing, data sharing, and educational exchange, including all current and future inspectional and sampling contracts to enhance consumer protection in the area of food safety. General
Inspections
Training
07/26/99
PA-16 Seattle District and the Alaska Depart. of Environmental Conservation agree to set forth the working arrangements concerning mutual planning and sharing of reports for inspections, investigations, and analytical findings, related to food firms operating in the State of Alaska. (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) General
Training
Inspections
Sampling
07/20/99
PA-17 Seattle District and the Montana Department of Agriculture agree to formalize the ongoing cooperative program which encourages work sharing, data sharing, and educational exchange with respect to safety of animal feed. (Feed Safety/BSE Control) (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) General
Training
Inspections
Sampling
09/22/98
PA-18 Seattle District and the Oregon Department of Agriculture agree to formalize the ongoing cooperative program which encourages work sharing, data sharing, and educational exchange with respect to safety of animal feed. (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) General
Training
Inspections
Sampling
03/23/98
PA-20 Seattle District and the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Serv agree to set forth the working arrangements concerning mutual planning and sharing of reports for inspections, investigations, and analytical findings, related to food firms operating in the State of Montana. (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) General
Training
Inspections
Sampling
02/25/98
PA-21 Seattle District and the Washington State Department of Agriculture will encompass work sharing, data sharing, and educational exchange, including all current and future inspectional and sampling contracts to enhance consumer protection in the area of food safety. (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) General
Training
Inspections
Sampling
07/21/99
PA-22 Seattle District and the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare clarifies the working arrangements associated with food safety and sanitation activities, related to food firms operating in the State of Idaho. (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) General
Training
Inspections
07/26/99
PA-24 Pacific Region/Pacific Regional Lab SW & CA Dept. of Health Services, Food, Drug & Radiation Safety Div. agree to establish a partnership regarding the collocating at 1521 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. Regulatory
Training
General
5/12/99
PA-26 Los Angeles and San Francisco Districts with California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) agree to inspection and enforcement activities for medicated livestock feed inspections and meat tissue residue investigations in the state of California. (Coverage of compliance with BSE regs during FY-2002/100 inspections) (BSE/Tissue Residue) General
Training
Inspections
Regulatory
03/04/97
PA-27 Pacific Region/USFDA, USDA, CA Department of Food & Agriculture, CA Department of Health Services, agree to formalize a cooperative agreement to support the CA Egg Quality Assurance Plan. (Partnership takes effect during outbreaks.) General
Education
Investigations
04/24/97
PA-28 Pacific Region/San Francisco District/ Sacramento Resident Post & California Department of Health Services/FDB agree to establish a partnership regarding the collocation of employees at 801 I St. Room 443, Sacramento, CA 95814. Investigations
Regulatory
General
2/10/00
PA-30 Seattle District and the Washington Department of Agriculture agree to establish a partnership for the regulation of the fish & fishery products processing industry in Washington. Agreement may be extended yearly. (Seafood HACCP) (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) HACCP Insp.
Auto Sys Dev
General
02/11/98
PA-31 Seattle District and the Oregon Depart. of Agric. agree to establish a partnership for the regulation of the fish and fishery products processing industry in Oregon. Agreement may be extended yearly. (Seafood HACCP) (Lapsed/revitalization/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) HACCP Insp.
Auto Sys Dev
General
02/17/98
PA-32 Seattle District and the Alaska Depart. of Environmental Conservation agree to establish a partnership for the regulation of the fish & fishery products processing industry in Alaska. Agreement may be extended yearly. (Seafood HACCP) (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) HACCP Insp.
Auto Sys Dev
General
02/25/98
PA-34 Seattle District & ID Dept. of Agri. agree to establish a cooperative program which encourages work sharing, data sharing, & educational exchange concerning animal feed safety. (Feed Safety/BSE Control) (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) Inspections
Sampling
Training
General
10/01/98
PA-35 Seattle District & WA Dept. of Agri. agree to establish a cooperative program which encourages work sharing, data sharing, & educational exchange concerning animal feed safety. (Feed Safety/BSE Control) (Lapsed/renewal pending per FY01 evaluation) Inspections
Sampling
Training
General
11/02/98
PA-36 Pacific Region/District and Hawaii Department of Health agree to provide support for a FOOD SAFETY TASK FORCE in State of Hawaii. Purpose/Goals: To provide support of existing Advisory Council on Food Protection Practices, as established by Act 334, Sessions Laws of Hawaii, 1997, for purpose of fostering communication & cooperation within the state of the state & local food safety regulatory agencies; to provide a forum to all the stakeholders of the food safety agencies; to assist in adopting or implementing the Food Code; to promote the integration of statewide food safety system to become a cost effective, efficient system to maximize the protection of the public health.   99
       
PA-38 Pacific Region & CA Dept. of Health Services, RHB, agree to establish a partnership for regulation of new x-ray assemblies or reassemblies in California. Inspections
Regulatory
Training
General
1/20/99
PA-39 Pacific Region & WA Dept. of Health (DRP) agree to establish a partnership for regulation of new x-ray assemblies or reassemblies in Washington. Inspections
Regulatory
Training
General
1/25/99
PA-40 Pacific Region & HI Dept. of Health agree to establish a partnership for the regulation of new x-ray assemblies or reassemblies in state of Hawaii. Inspections
Regulatory
Training
1/26/99
PA-41 Pacific Region/Retail Food Program & CA Dept. of Health Services & Env. Health Jurisdictions of Alameda, Berkeley, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, & Sonoma. Agreement will coordinate certain aspects of retail food protection efforts between all participants. Agreement is intended to promote application of HACCP principles to control food safety hazards at retail. (Retail Food HACCP/Pilot) HACCP/Retail
Training
Education
General
3/22/00
PA-42 Pacific Region & Members of HI Egg Quality Assurance Plan & HI Dept. of Agriculture & University of HI & USDA & HI Dept. of Health. Parties agree to support HI Egg Quality Assurance Plan as an integrated voluntary animal production food safety program designed to ensure the highest quality & safety of eggs. (HACCP/Egg) (Open-ended partnership). HACCP/EGG
Training
Education
Investigations/
Surveillance
General
7/6/00
PA-43 Los Angeles District/San Francisco District (Import Operations Sections) & CA Dept. of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) agree to prevent unsafe and misbranded imported dairy products from entering domestic commerce and reaching the consumer. Surveillance
Regulatory
Data Sharing
General
9/14/01
PA-44 Seattle District/Interstate Travel Sanitation Team & Boeing Commercial Airplane Customer Quality Support (CQS) Groups for 737/757/767/777/747 aircraft agree to establish the conditions for a self- certification program at Boeing using current FDA regulations.. FDA will remain responsible for plan review & systems approval for all integral aircraft sanitary systems. CGS Groups will be trained to evaluate installed galleys for compliance with FDA's sanitary construction guidelines. Training
Inspection
General
3/20/02
PA-45 Pacific Region & ID Dept. of Health Health & Welfare agree to establish a partnership for regulation of new x-ray assemblies or re-assemblies in Idaho. Inspections
Regulatory
Training
General
06/28/02

 

ASSOCIATION PARTNERSHIPS

DFSR No. Partnership Agreement Goal(s) Date Signed
RX-1 FDA & National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) & its members agree to establish a partnership to share information & work cooperatively to enforce federal & state laws & regulations relating to illegal domestic prescribing & dispensing of prescription drugs on the internet. (Renewed/Extension 10/1/01 to 9/30/03.) Regulatory
Other
11/05/99
RX-2 FDA & the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States, Inc. (FSMB) through its members agree to establish a partnership to share information & work cooperatively to enforce federal & state laws & regulations relating to illegal domestic prescribing and dispensing of prescription drugs on the internet. (Renewed/Extension 10/1/01 to 9/30/03.) Regulatory
Other
12/29/99

 

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