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Food Defense 101


The food industry plays an integral part in protecting the nation’s food infrastructure. Food Defense 101 provides training in preparedness against an intentional attack against our food supply. The courses provide an understanding of and guidance for developing a Food Defense Plan(s) based on a common sense approach.

Food Defense 101 is comprised of 4 courses:

Food Defense Awareness for the Food Professional;

Food Defense Awareness for the Front-line Employee;

Food Defense Regulations; and,

ALERT, for owners and operators of food facilities


Food Safety Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Environmental Health, Food Safety, Infectious Diseases


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