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Developing A Food Protection Rapid Response Team

Investigators
Click, Krista
Institutions
Virginia State Department of Health
Start date
2016
End date
2018
Objective
Indiana's Rapid Response Team - Project SummaryThe Indiana State Department of Health Food Protection Program pursues this funding opportunity tobuild upon current foodborne illness response capabilities. Lessons learned from past foodborne illnessoutbreak investigations motivate this program and investigatory partners to further develop an IndianaFood Protection Rapid Response Team. Collaboration of local, state and federal public health andregulatory agencies, industry, academia and consumer advocates is critical to efficiently and effectivelyaddress food and feed emergencies. The mission of the Indiana State Department of Health is topromote and provide essential public health services, with a vision of a healthier and safer Indiana. Theagency does so with laboratory, epidemiology and food protection professionals. This fundingopportunity will aid our agency in strengthening the agency's and state's capability to prevent,investigate and mitigate food and feed emergencies through assessment, policy development andassurance activities.
Funding Source
Food and Drug Administration
Project source
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Project number
1U18FD005816-01
Categories
Prevention and Control
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants