Wednesday, November 14, 2018
 FDA Announces Online Database to Reduce Risk of Intentional Food Tampering  

The FDA has just announced the availability of the a free online tool that can be used to minimize the risk of intentional food tampering or other malicious, criminal or terrorist event.  Known as the Food Defense Mitigation Strategies Database (MSD), the online tool provides a range of preventive measures that companies may choose to better protect their facility, personnel, products, and operations from deliberate acts of contamination or tampering. Not all measures are applicable or practical for every size and type of food production, and each company may select the appropriate mitigations that best fit the company‚Äôs operations and needs.  This resource is designed for companies that produce, process, store, package, distribute, and/or transport food or food ingredients.   The MSD can be accessed via www.FDA.gov/FoodDefense. A conference call to explain the MSD will be held on Monday, April 4, 2011 at 2 p.m. EST.  If you are interested in attending please send your information to FoodDefense@fda.hhs.gov. Comments or questions regarding the MSD may be sent to FoodDefense@fda.hhs.gov


Posted on Friday, March 25, 2011 (Archive on Friday, April 01, 2011)
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