Identification

Name

FoodSHIELD

Status

Active

Category

Collective

Organizations
(1) National Center for Food Protection and Defense (UMN) (NCFPD)
(2) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Update frequency

Not Applicable

Created

2014-07-09 14:59:02+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:41:35.512486+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

FoodSHIELD is a web-based system for communication, coordination, education, and training among the nation's food and agriculture sectors. This secure system allows public health and food regulatory officials at the local, state, and federal levels across the nation to work together. It also helps communicate food safety information among other government agencies.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
Year start

2012

URL https://www.foodshield.org/
URL (alternate) https://www.foodshield.org/index.cfm/blog-training-news/
Related system
(1) Food Emergency Response Network (FERN)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Disease transmission types
(1) Ingestion

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Established Databases
(2) Personal Communication