Resources

Resources

Human and Animal Food Testing Laboratories Best Practices Manual (December 2018)

The Human and Animal Food Testing Laboratories Best Practices Manual is a consensus document, and the FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) and FDA have adopted the earlier revision (2013...

Best Practices for Use of FoodSHIELD During Food and Feed Incidents (Summer 2015)

The Best Practices for use of FoodSHIELD during food and feed incidents document was created by the Partnership for Food Protection’s (PFP) Surveillance, Response, and Post Response Workgroup...

Quick Start Food Emergency Response Job Aids (Winter 2017)

The purpose of the Quick Start job aids is to facilitate communication, coordination and planning among government agencies early on in an investigation when an adverse food event such as an outbre...

Best Practices for Improving FDA and State Communications During Recalls (Summer 2015)

This guidance document is intended to encourage and enhance timely reciprocal communication of recall information among FDA, State and Local government agencies during Class I recalls and outbreaks...

Food/Feed Testing Laboratories Best Practices Manual - (December 2013) OBSOLETE

This manual addresses national standard laboratory practices and procedures to promote consistent and meaningful data from environmental and food/feed samples for compliance and surveillance to sup...

National Program Standards Crosswalk Resource Paper (September 2013)

This resource document compiles information on standards and requirements that apply to food regulatory programs in four program areas: Grade A Milk and Milk Products, Manufactured Foods (excluding...

Model for Local Federal/State Planning and Coordination of Field Operations and Training (October 2013)

The planning and coordination of field operations and training, and effective communication between the FDA and other federal, state, local, tribal and territorial counterparts with overlapping jur...