APPENDIX B
Acronyms1

AAVMC Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

AEI American Enterprise Institute

AI avian influenza

AMS Agricultural Marketing Service

ANCJDR Australian National CJD Registry

APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

APHL Association of Public Health Laboratories

ARS Agriculture Research Service

ASM American Society for Microbiology

AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association

BIDS Border Infectious Disease Surveillance

BRC Biologic Regulatory Commission

BSE bovine spongiform encephalopathy

BSL biosafety level

BW biological weapons

CAMR Center for Applied Microbiological Research

CBW chemical and biological weapons

CCMS Consumer Complaint Monitoring System

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDI Conformation Dependent Immunoassay

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Also, see P. 179 in Chapter 5, Table 5-1: Networks and Resources in Food Safety.



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Addressing Foodborne Threats to Health: Policies, Practices, and Global Coordination - Workshop Summary APPENDIX B Acronyms1 AAVMC Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges AEI American Enterprise Institute AI avian influenza AMS Agricultural Marketing Service ANCJDR Australian National CJD Registry APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service APHL Association of Public Health Laboratories ARS Agriculture Research Service ASM American Society for Microbiology AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association BIDS Border Infectious Disease Surveillance BRC Biologic Regulatory Commission BSE bovine spongiform encephalopathy BSL biosafety level BW biological weapons CAMR Center for Applied Microbiological Research CBW chemical and biological weapons CCMS Consumer Complaint Monitoring System CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDI Conformation Dependent Immunoassay 1 Also, see P. 179 in Chapter 5, Table 5-1: Networks and Resources in Food Safety.

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Addressing Foodborne Threats to Health: Policies, Practices, and Global Coordination - Workshop Summary CFSAN Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition CISSM Center for International Security Studies at Maryland CRS Congressional Research Service CSF classic swine fever CSPI Center for Science in the Public Interest CSREES Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service CSTE Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists CVM Center for Veterinary Medicine CW chemical weapons CWD chronic wasting disease DHS Department of Homeland Security DPVS due process vetting system EID emerging infectious disease END exotic Newcastle disease EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPFC Emerging Patterns in Food Complaints ERS Economic Research Service EUROCJD European and Allied Countries CJD Group FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation fCJD familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease FDA Food and Drug Administration FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FMD foot-and-mouth disease FMI Food Marketing Institute FOUO For Official Use Only FSIS Food Safety and Inspection Service FSSA FDA Security Surveillance Assignment GAO Government Accountability Office GFAP glial fibrillary acidic protein GIPSA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point HAV hepatitis A virus HGH human growth hormone HHS Department of Health and Human Services HSPD Homeland Security Presidential Directive IDFA International Dairy Foods Association

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Addressing Foodborne Threats to Health: Policies, Practices, and Global Coordination - Workshop Summary IHC immunohistochemistry IHR international health regulations IOM Institute of Medicine LRC Least Restrictive Classification LRN Laboratory Response Network MBM meat-and-bone meal MRM mechanically recovered meat NAHLN National Animal Health Laboratory Network NASS National Agricultural Statistics Service NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NCFPD National Center for Food Protection and Defense NCTR National Center for Toxicological Research NGO nongovernmental organization NIH National Institutes of Health NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NRDC Nature Resources Defense Council OECA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance OIE Office International des Epizooties OPPTS Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances ORA Office of Regulatory Affairs ORACBA Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis ORM operational risk management OTA Organic Trade Association PFGE pulsed-field gel electrophoresis PH public health PHL public health laboratories PNG Papua New Guinea RFID radio frequency identification RT-PCR reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome SBO specified bovine offal sCJD sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease SPPA Strategic Partnership Program Agroterrorism SRM specified risk materials

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Addressing Foodborne Threats to Health: Policies, Practices, and Global Coordination - Workshop Summary TSE transmissible spongiform encephalopathy UNMOVIC United Nations Monitoring, Verification, and Inspection Commission UNSCOM United Nations Special Commission USAMRIID United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture vCJD variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease WHO World Health Organization WNV West Nile virus