FARM Toolkit (Food and Agriculture Readiness Measurement Toolkit) - The FARM Toolkit is a measurement tool designed to enable food-sector stakeholders to improve their Mission Areas and Core Capabilities in the event of a food emergency. Based on Presidential Policy Directive 8 and NASDA’s Food Emergency Response Plan, FARM Toolkit aims to strengthen food emergency preparedness.
The Second Edition of the Toolkit was developed to help implement the second edition of the Guidelines for Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response, released in 2014. It contains worksheets and keys to success designed to help agencies identify which recommendations work best for their jurisdictions. The Toolkit is intended to:
The CIFOR Industry Guidelines were developed as voluntary guidance for owners, operators, and managers of retail food establishments ("Industry") to help outline, clarify, and explain Industry's recommended role in a foodborne illness outbreak investigation. The document provides step-by-step approaches to important aspects of outbreak response such as preparation, detection, investigation, control, and follow-up. By using the CIFOR Industry Guidelines and its tools, Industry can take an active and educated role in outbreak response and investigation thereby reducing negative health impact to the public and negative economic impact to their businesses.
The International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) is a global network of national food safety authorities, managed jointly by FAO and WHO with the secretariat in WHO. National authorities of 186 Member States are part of the network
NCSL is committed to the success of all legislators and staff. Our mission is to improve the quality and effectiveness of state legislatures, promote policy innovation and communication among state legislatures and ensure state legislatures a strong, cohesive voice in the federal system.