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Food Defense and Emergency Response

Food Defense is the protection of food products from intentional adulteration by biological, chemical, physical, or radiological agents. It addresses additional concerns including physical, personnel and operational security.

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Food Defense and Recall Preparedness: A Scenario-Based Exercise Tool (ZIP) 
This scenario-based exercise tool highlights the importance of having a voluntary functional food defense plan and written recall procedures. (The ZIP file includes PDF and PPT files.) 


Employees working on food defense plans.

General Food Defense Plan (FSIS Form 5420-5) (PDF Only)
Document defense measures for your FSIS-regulated small and very small plants to protect food and food production processes from intentional harm.


locking up a storage area Food Defense Plan Survey Results
The tenth food defense plan survey was completed in July 2015. The survey measured the status of industry's voluntary adoption of food defense plans. Read a summary of the results.

For More Information on the Office of Data Integration and Food Protection 

Information about the mission and responsibilities of FSIS' Office of Data Integration and Food Protection, contact information, and regulatory authority. 

  • Contact Information: Main number: (202) 720-5643, 24-Hour Emergency Number: 1-866-395-9701

 

Short URL for this page: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/fooddefense

Last Modified Feb 04, 2016