The Information Technology workgroup’s goal is to promote data standards to improve the ability to share information electronically among strategic partners. To achieve this goal, the workgroup has undertaken technical projects that are advancing abilities to harmonize a compatible IT environment among all food safety officials.
The workgroup is working toward promoting data standards and developing common data schemes to facilitate sharing information electronically among strategic partners. This includes addressing the data sharing requirements, specifically by harmonizing and developing compatible IT environments among food safety officials. Sharing of information will help to achieve the ultimate goal of mutual reliance for a safer food supply.