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1. Food defense is the collective term used by the FDA, USDA, DHS, etc. to encompass activities associated with protecting the nation's food supply from deliberate or intentional acts of contamination or tampering. The World Food Summit of 1996 classifies food security as when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life. Food security is built upon three pillars- Availability, Access, and Use. 2. Tommy Thompson’s comment: “ I cannot understand why the terrorists have not attacked our food supply because it is so easy to do” is significant because its places an emphasis on our food
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Unformatted text preview: defense. This directly relates to our nations food defense policies because it is the most extreme case of someone deliberately contaminating our countrys food supply. If this type of contamination would occur, the results would be catastrophic and unparalleled. If there werent strict food defense policies before, we certainly need them now. Outline General Food Labeling Requirements 1. PDP 2. Information Panel 3. Measurements 4. Net weight vs Net quantity 5. Ingredient List Machinery 1. Types 2. Importance 3. Developments...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course NFSC 112 taught by Professor Lo during the Fall '10 term at Maryland.

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