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Domestic Mutual Reliance in Human and Animal Food West Division 2 

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The Division of Human and Animal Food West 2 (HAFW2) encompasses Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. State counterparts perform contract inspections in both human and animal food facilities.


Iowa

FDA engages with Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals and Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) to perform contract inspections. FDA relies on the state’s expertise in juice, current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and preventive controls (PC) inspections in the human food program area. State employees enter and inspect under their authority for human food inspections. IDALS performs Part 507 GMP, full PC, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and veterinary feed directive inspections in the animal food program area, as well as egg inspections. State animal food employees enter and inspect under FDA authority, thus maintaining federal credentials. Iowa also participates in the Produce Safety Cooperative Agreement. 

Areas of Collaboration

  • Training
  • Joint inspections of facilities when needed
  • Utilizing state inspectional data to assist with casework performed
  • Inventory and operational status requests
  • Sharing compliance activities
  • Work planning sessions
  • Communicating on produce safety to include sharing of inventory
  • Rapid Response Team
  • On-the-job training for state inspectors
  • Regulated industry information sharing
  • Product recalls
  • Regulatory meetings with the state and the division’s compliance branch to discuss non-compliance of firms and bring firms into voluntary compliance
  • Laboratory
  • Warning Letters
  • Food Safety Task Force

Additional Resources


Kansas

FDA engages with Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) to perform contract inspections. FDA relies on the state’s expertise in current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) and preventive controls (PC) inspections in the human food program area. KDA performs Part 507 GMP, full PC, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and veterinary feed directive inspections in the animal food program area. State employees enter and inspect under FDA authority, thus maintaining federal credentials. Kansas also participates in the Produce Safety Cooperative Agreement. 

Areas of Collaboration

  • Training
  • Joint inspections of facilities when needed
  • Utilizing state inspectional data to assist with casework performed
  • Inventory and operational status requests
  • Sharing compliance activities
  • Work planning sessions
  • Communicating on produce safety to include sharing of inventory
  • Rapid Response Team
  • On-the-job training for state inspectors
  • Regulated industry information sharing
  • Product recalls
  • Regulatory meetings with the state and the division’s compliance branch to discuss non-compliance of firms and bring firms into voluntary compliance
  • Laboratory
  • Warning Letters
  • Food Safety Task Force

Additional Resources


Missouri

FDA engages with Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to perform contract inspections. FDA relies on the state’s expertise in acidified foods, current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) and preventive controls (PC) inspections in the human food program area. State employees enter and inspect under their authority for human food inspections. MDA performs Part 507 GMP, full PC, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and veterinary feed directive inspections in the animal food program area. State animal food employees enter and inspect under FDA authority, thus maintaining federal credentials. Missouri also participates in the Produce Safety Cooperative Agreement. 

Areas of Collaboration

  • Training
  • Joint inspections of facilities when needed
  • Utilizing state inspectional data to assist with casework performed
  • Inventory and operational status requests
  • Sharing compliance activities
  • Work planning sessions
  • Communicating on produce safety to include sharing of inventory
  • Rapid Response Team
  • On-the-job training for state inspectors
  • Regulated industry information sharing
  • Product recalls
  • Regulatory meetings with the state and the division’s compliance branch to discuss non-compliance of firms and bring firms into voluntary compliance
  • Laboratory
  • Warning Letters
  • Food Safety Task Force

Additional Resources


Nebraska


FDA engages with Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) to perform contract inspections. FDA relies on the state’s expertise in current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) in the human food program area. NDA performs Part 507 GMP, full PC, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and veterinary feed directive inspections in the animal food program area. State employees enter and inspect under FDA authority, thus maintaining federal credentials. Nebraska also participates in the Produce Safety Cooperative Agreement. 

Areas of Collaboration

  • Training
  • Joint inspections of facilities when needed
  • Utilizing state inspectional data to assist with casework performed
  • Inventory and operational status requests
  • Sharing compliance activities
  • Work planning sessions
  • Communicating on produce safety to include sharing of inventory
  • On-the-job training for state inspectors
  • Regulated industry information sharing
  • Product recalls
  • Regulatory meetings with the state and the division’s compliance branch to discuss non-compliance of firms and bring firms into voluntary compliance
  • Laboratory
  • Warning Letters
  • Food Safety Task Force

Additional Resources


 

 

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