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Food Defense Mitigation Strategy Development and Training Delivery and Educational Outreach

Since 2006 CSS has been supporting the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in designing, developing, and implementing tools and training to provide the food industry with resources for implementing food defense plans and procedures. Our efforts directly support FDA's ongoing implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Signed into law on January 4, 2011, FSMA aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus of federal regulators from responding to contamination to preventing it. In support of this effort, CSS has created the following tools and products: