Food

Domestic Interagency Agreements

This page provides links to information about: 

  • Federal/State Food Programs
  • Selected Agreements between FDA and Other Federal Agencies
  • Interagency Coordination on Foodborne Illness 

Federal/State Food Programs

Selected Agreements between FDA and Other Federal Agencies

  • Formal Agreement between USDA and FDA Relative to Cooperation and Coordination
    The purpose of this agreement is to document and formalize ongoing coordination and collaborative efforts between the USDA and the FDA relative to issues of shared concern.
  • MOU 225-76-2003
    Jurisdiction of the Consumer Product Safety Act and the FFDCA with respect to food, food containers, and food-related articles and equipment (Consumer Product Safety Commission).
  • MOU 225-78-4006
    Suitability of potable water for drinking and culinary purposes onboard Interstate Carrier Conveyances (EPA).
  • MOU 225-79-2001
    Control of direct and indirect additives to and substances in drinking water (EPA).
  • MOU 225-88-2000
    Clarify and delineate enforcement responsibilities regarding alcoholic beverages (TTB).

Interagency Coordination on Foodborne Illness

  • Policy Development and Coordination Staff
    Initiates and participates in interagency discussions on agency regulations, plans, and policies to improve coordination of Federal, State, or local agencies on a specific regulation or in developing an effective alternative approach.
  • Chapter 8 - Emergency Procedures (PDF - 180KB)
    Regulatory Procedures Manual, Section 8-7, describes interagency coordination.
  • MOU 225-75-8004
    This agreement delineates the respective responsibilities of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for food inspections during wartime emergencies.
  • MOU 225-73-8010
    MOU with EPA regarding mutual responsibilities under FFDCA and FIFRA (FDA 225-73-8010).

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