GAO Report- Federal Oversight for Food Safety: FDA's Food Protection Plan
Government Accountability Office (GAO).
This document focuses on:
- Federal oversight of food safety as a high-risk area that needs a government wide re-examination.
- The FDA’s opportunities to better leverage its resources.
- FDA’s Food Protection Plan.
- Tools that can help agencies to address management challenges.
Homeland Security Presidential Directive-9: Defense of United States Agriculture and Food (PDF | 29 KB)
Department of Homeland Security.
A national policy is established to protect the U.S. agriculture and food system from intentional and unintentional threats. This directive covers policies related to roles and responsibilities, awareness and warnings and vulnerability assessments in the event of natural disasters, terrorist attacks and other emergencies that can pose harm to the food and agriculture system.