Food Protection & Defense Committee
About the committee
A forum for discussion on food security issues, and to coordinate member food security activities, as well as find a proactive role for the committee in protecting the food and agricultural sector critical infrastructure.
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Monitor Food & Agriculture Sector activities at DHS and of the Government Coordinating Council/Sector Coordinating Council (GCC/SCC) and report any items impacting AFDO members to the Board as encountered. Provide an update of the GCC/SCC meeting to the AFDO office to be published in the AFDO eNews letter.
Develop a webinar for Food Defense issues
Connect and collaborate with the Coalition of Food Protection Task Forces to share food protection and defense resources.
Review and make revisions as needed on the recently updated Food Emergency Guide for Regulators.
Assist FDA and others to provide FSMA Intentional Adulteration Rule outreach and determine state resource needs.
Develop a webinar for International Food Defense Issues.
Review FDA Food Code Food Defense documents and other related materials with a multidisciplinary working group of retail subject matter experts.