Domestic Interagency Agreements on Food
Federal/State Food Programs
- Federal/State Food Programs
Information on retail food protection, milk safety, and seafood safety.
Selected Agreements Between FDA and Other Federal Agencies
- Formal Agreement Between FDA and USDA Regarding Oversight of Human Food Produced Using Animal Cell Technology Derived from Cell Lines of USDA-amenable Species
The purpose of this agreement is to describe the intended roles of the FDA and the USDA with respect to the oversight of human food produced using animal cell culture technology, derived from cell lines of USDA-amenable species and required to bear a USDA mark of inspection.
- Formal Agreement Between EPA, USDA, and FDA Relative to Cooperation and Coordination on Food Loss and Waste
This agreement is intended to strategically align each agency’s efforts to better educate Americans on the impacts of reducing food loss and waste.
- 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
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.