This presentation describes the different U.S. offices that are involved with protecting the food supply, the definition of food defense, reasons for concern, examples of unintentional and intentional contamination, and differences between food safety and food defense.
This presentation describes the U.S. EPA's mission, the link with the Department of Homeland Security related to water infrastructure protection, the importance of protecting drinking water systems, and EPA efforts and risk assessment tools.
The presentation focuses on what is meant by developing food defense infrastructure and government strategies for developing such an infrastructure, including setting national policy, establishing food defense responsibilities, conducting key food defense activities, and partnering with industry and academia.
This presentation gives an overview of the CARVER method, which uses screening methods to identify foods for evaluation and uses an evaluation team. Also discussed is the profile of terrorists, factors that affect the desirability of a target, and scales for analyzing each one.
This presentation provides background on countermeasures, including examples of countermeasures as employed by industry and government. Also included is a discussion of possible countermeasures for vulnerabilities.