Food Defense Tasks and Threat Notification Response Procedures for the Office of Field Operations - Revision 10
This directive provides instructions to conduct food defense activities assigned to inspection program personnel (IPP) at meat and poultry establishments, egg product plants, and import inspection establishments. Food defense activities include performing food defense tasks and observing and reporting food defense vulnerabilities. This directive also outlines the internal FSIS communication protocol for threats to the food and agriculture sector.
NOTE: In the Public Health Information System (PHIS), the word “establishment” appears for meat, poultry, and import inspection establishments, as well as egg products plants.