Food Defense Programs

Strategic Partnership Program Agroterrorism (SPPA)

To assist in protecting the nation’s food supply, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) developed a joint assessment program, Strategic Partnership Program - Agroterrorism (SPPA) Initiative

Food Defense Field Assignments

Food and Agriculture Sector

Protecting the critical infrastructure and key resources of the United States–from both deliberate terrorist attack and destructive natural events - is essential to the Nation's security, public health, safety and economic vitality.  Homeland Security Presidential Directive 9 (HSPD-9) establishes a national policy to defend the food and agriculture system against terrorist attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies.

Food Defense Fact Sheet (PDF - 72KB)

National Infrastructure Protection – Food and Agriculture Sector

Food and Agriculture Sector Specific Plans and Annual Reports

Other Reports


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