The safety of the public's food depends on the actions of many people in a complex chain, including food production, transportation, processing, and safe handling. Health department sanitarians serve an essential role in this process.
Food in grocery stores and restaurants has been targeted in past bioterror incidents. Here are resources to help you protect our food supply from natural disasters, man-made emergencies, and terrorist attacks.
Food safety emergencies
- Emergency Action Plans for Retail Food Establishments - Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Safety of imported food
- Model Food Security Plan for Import Establishments - U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service
Customer and patron safety
- Preparing Your Business for the Unthinkable - The American Red Cross