2010s

This section contains reports and assessments published or updated during the years 2010 - 2019.

Commission on Food Safety (African Union).

March 2018

The first progress report on food safety in Africa, which was prepared by the Secretariat of the Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA) of the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (DREA) of the Commission. The report covers issues pertaining to food safety challenges in Africa, the impact of aflatoxins and the related African Union (AU) efforts. The report also outlines a number of steps to be taken as a way forward, and concludes with observations. 

National Institute for Food and Agriculture (United States Department of Agriculture).

2017

National Institute of Food and Agriculture Annual Report for 2017.

Food and Drug Administration (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

December 2017

Report to Congress on the use of recall authority under section 423 of the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act and any public health advisories issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that advise against the consumption of an article of food on the grounds that it is adulterated and poses an imminent danger to health.

The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration [United States Department of Health and Human Services] and the Food Safety and Inspection Service [United States Department of Agriculture]).

December 2017

The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) is a tri-agency group created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS). Based on a new method, IFSAC developed foodborne illness source attribution estimates for 2012 using outbreak data from 1998 through 2012 for four priority pathogens, Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, and Campylobacter. IFSAC described this method and the estimates for 2012 in a report and at a public meeting.

FSIS: Strategic Plan 2017-2021  ( PDF | 13.3 MB )

Food Safety and Inspection Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

November 2017

The strategic goals, outcomes, objectives, and measures set forth in this FY20172021 Strategic Plan (hereafter Plan or Strategic Plan) provide an integrated framework for understanding how the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is fulfilling our mission and addressing 21stcentury public health challenges.

FSIS: Annual Plan FY 2018  ( PDF | 6.86 MB )

Food Safety and Inspection Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

November 2017

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) whose mission is to protect the public’s health by ensuring the safety of the Nation’s commercial supply of meat, poultry, and processed egg products.1 FSIS ensures food safety through the authorities of the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act, as well as humane animal handling through the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act

Food Safety and Inspection Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

November 2017

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has developed a listing of the top food safety research areas of interest.

The Pew Charitable Trusts (United States).

July 2017

The Pew Charitable Trusts examined food safety control measures currently used on farms and feedlots or that might be employed in the future. This report assesses pre-harvest interventions aimed at reducing the level of the major foodborne pathogens — Salmonella, Campylobacter, and Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 — that can lead to the contamination of meat from poultry, swine, and cattle.

Food Safety Inspection Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

June 2017

Assists small and very small meat and poultry establishments that manufacture ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poultry products in understanding the regulatory requirements associated with safe production of these products with respect to Salmonella and other pathogens.

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