Food defense - USDA surveys poultry slaughter plants
The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service will soon conduct a survey
to determine how many FSIS-regulated slaughter and processing plants have
voluntarily adopted functional food defense plans.
The USDA stated that a food defense plan puts into place measures that
reduce the chances of someone intentionally contaminating the food supply in
order to kill or hurt people, disrupt the economy or ruin a business.
to view USDA's FSIS report entitled "Developing a
food defense plan for meat and poultry slaughter and processing plants".
to view the food defense podcast page describing
the functions of FSIS Office of Food Defense and Emergency Response. Other
topics that are discussed include: What To Do If A Product Is Recalled,
Preventing Recalls, Generic Labeling, Features of a Label Sketch, Food Safety
Resources and Where to Find Them, and Food Defense: What Does it Mean to
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