Provides technical assistance to education programsq

Collaborative education activitiesp other services: Meat & Poultry Hotline; electronic communicationso


collaborative education activitiesp food labeling, training and technical assistance documents; all food products and contaminants excepts animal drugs & feeds


animal and drug feeds



Seafood HACCP training, scientific training/laboratory training



n ARS provides information resources via the National Agricultural Library to the public, industry, universities, & other government agencies. ARS technical employees participate in educational & technology transfer workshops attended by other scientists from industry, university, & government.

o FSIS & ARS food safety education activities are conducted by USDA employees, while CSREES supports food safety education activities undertaken by eligible institutions in the land-grant system.

p Collaborative educational activities include: Food Safety Education Partnership (which launched ''Fight Bac" campaign), a joint effort among USDA, HHS, EPA, the Dept of Education & the private sector; (2) The Food Safety Training & Education Alliance, recently established by FDA, USDA, private sector stakeholders, & consumer advocacy groups.

q ERS & the ORACBA provide technical assistance to identify education needs & to analyze the effectiveness of food safety education programs.

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