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Terrorism, infrastructure protection, and the U.S. food and agricultural sector

Peter Chalk

Terrorism, infrastructure protection, and the U.S. food and agricultural sector

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention,
    • Food supply -- United States -- Security measures,
    • Agriculture -- United States -- Security measures

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Chalk.
      SeriesTestimony ;, CT-184, Testimony (Rand Corporation) ;, CT-184.
      ContributionsRand Corporation., United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring, and the District of Columbia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6432 .C43 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination11 p. ;
      Number of Pages11
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3622333M
      LC Control Number2002401736
      OCLC/WorldCa48630717

      Concerned with new bio-technology, the dual nature of the bio-threat, and the increasingly widespread know-how in life sciences, HSPD set into motion greater efforts to prevent and control the threat of biological weapons. Thus, by supplementing a product with melamine, a producer can increase the perceived protein content without actually increasing protein. Many observers note that, as a latecomer to the national security table, USDA has been invariably overshadowed by other agencies. Grain production is concentrated in the Midwest, although other states may contribute significant shares for particular commodities. The Bioterrorism Preparedness Act P.

      In other words, more people would likely be killed from the explosion than from direct effects of the radioactive material. Response and recovery plans are to be coordinated across the federal, state, and local levels. Food corporations must consider significant security events as a distinct possibility and prepare themselves for the consequences. Tighter Security for Biological Agents and Toxins. Department of Agriculture, Census of Agriculture.

      This paper further explores such challenges related to traceability gaps and segmented supply chains. In humans, Nipha infection causes severe encephalitis. This particular E. DHS provides guidance, tools, and support so that these groups can work together to develop and coordinate a wide range of57 infrastructure protection activities.


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Terrorism, infrastructure protection, and the U.S. food and agricultural sector book

Given the pioneering nature of the provisions of this rule, the development and implementation of food defense planning efforts has and will continue to be an evolving focus for the food industry and regulators alike.

Hog inventories are concentrated in the Midwest, especially Iowa and southern Minnesota, and in North Carolina. Control and eradication of animal and plant pests and diseases,! They were never envisioned to compensate for losses due to agroterrorism or even widespread pest and disease outbreaks.

Will the food industry experience IEDs in the coming months? The cadre of agriculture specialists include former APHIS inspectors who decided not to convert to CBP generalist inspectors plus new graduates from the agricultural specialist training program.

Applying the loss ratios from the U. Companies can keep the information in any form and use existing records. Indeed, there are numerous definitions, but Dr. Mary Ann Leibert, Inc. Recommendation: To address management problems that reduce the effectiveness of agencies' routine efforts to protect against agroterrorism, the Secretaries of Homeland Security and Agriculture should streamline the flow of information between USDA and DHS agricultural inspectors, and expedite the integration of the two agencies' databases and information technology systems at the port level.

Animal and commodity tracking systems are included, as is gathering and analyzing international intelligence. Recommendation: To address significant and complex challenges that limit the United States' ability to quickly and effectively respond to a widespread attack on animal agriculture, the Secretary of Agriculture, in the context of the agency overall risk management efforts, should examine the costs and benefits of developing stockpiles of ready-to-use vaccines that can be quickly deployed against animal diseases of primary concern.

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Dealing with these concerns can add to the cost for both government and industry. APHIS officials cite unfilled agricultural inspector positions and difficulty in adequately cross-training former customs and immigration officers to conduct agricultural inspections. With prior notice, FDA can assess whether a shipment meets criteria that can trigger an inspection.

Bioterrorism and the Food System tde Terry Etherton The vulnerability of agriculture in the United States to attack has been the subject of numerous reviews, especially since the terrorist attacks of September 11, Sperber, and Sara E.

Intended introduction of a biological agent s that targets food production in the U. Apparent in reviewing this document is that the food supply was envisioned as a delivery mechanism. A risk assessment framework is illustrated and a range of example scenarios is described.

However, the preponderance of evidence is that it would be potentially devastating to agribusiness and likely challenging to national security. A National Veterinary Stockpiles NVS of vaccine, antiviral, and therapeutic products is to be developed for deployment within 24 hours of an attack.Apr 29,  · National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, Number of terrorist attacks on critical infrastructure in the U.S.

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Blue Ribbon Panel on the Threat of Biological Terrorism Directed Against Livestock Date: ; Book/Printed Material Security in the.

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Dec 20,  · Introduction. If true security is achieved through “the reduction of terrorism and the ability to pursue and maintain social practices and opportunities that Americans hold dear,” then the raising, growing, production, distribution, and consumption of food must be protected.

American agriculture and the food system together form an essential pillar of the American way of life, and U.S Author: D.A. Unruh, S.E. Gragg, A.L. Nutsch, J.M. Ackleson, J.J. Kastner. Terrorism, Infrastructure Protection, and the U.S.

Food and Agricultural Sector. anti-terrorism will be defined as the deliberate introduction of a disease agent, either against livestock or Author: Peter Chalk. Apr 05,  · The U.S. food industry must protect the integrity of our food supply by continuing to recognize the threats to food safety and develop appropriate countermeasures.

Robert A.

DHS Food and Agriculture Sector Infrastructure Protection

Norton, Ph.D., is a professor at Auburn University and chair of the Food Systems Institute’s Biosecurity and Food Defense Working Group. A long-time consultant to federal. Book Description: Over the past decade, the United States has endeavored to increase its ability to detect, prevent, and respond to terrorist threats and incidents.

The agriculture sector and the food industry in general, however, have received comparatively little attention with respect to protection against terrorist incidents.