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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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An Introduction to Food Security Awareness

This information is for individuals who work at every level of our food and agriculture system, throughout government and the private sector. Federal, state, and local food regulatory officials are the primary audience. They should understand the risk that intentional contamination presents to food establishments, and what factors affect that risk. They should also be able to encourage food security awareness in the employees and management of food industry establishments. 

Upon completion, students will have an increased awareness of the threat of intentional contamination of the U.S. food supply. In addition, students will: recognize preventive measures an establishment can take to ensure food security; recognize what the Federal government is doing to ensure the security of the U.S. food supply; and recognize how to encourage food establishments to increase their level of food security. This information will focus on prevention of, rather than reaction to, intentional contamination.

 

 

 

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ATTENTION: This agency seeks to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of this training process, please notify Annie Mason. The decision to grant reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. The voice TTY number is 301-827-4060 for the use of hearing impaired individuals.

 

Because of the new FDA website and the subsequent content migration, we were not able to move the interative version of this course to the new site.

We have a printable/readable version of the course, wich contains all the content.

  

 

Important

Because of the new FDA website and the subsequent content migration, we were not able to move the interactive version of this course to the new site in the short term.  It is a high priority of ours to get our interactive version of this course online.  

 

In the meantime, we have a printable/readable version of the course, which contains all the same exact content.

 

 

 

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