Food & Feed Safety

The purpose of the Committee on Food Safety is to serve as a focal point for consideration of food safety issues within USAHA, to recommend food safety policies and promote resolutions that will better protect the health and welfare of the consuming public, and to be active in all areas of risk assessment associated with food safety issues concerning food products of mammalian and avian origin.

The purpose on the Committee on Feed Safety is to provide a national forum for debate on the means to minimize chemical, microbiological and physical contamination in the feed of food producing animals. It is essential that all affected groups and industry be involved in these deliberations. It is the goal of the Committee to provide to provide specific procedures using the latest available knowledge for the reduction and enhancement of animal foods.

Committee Members

Reports

Presentations

2017

Resolutions

2005

Resolution 13: Global Initiatives in Veterinary Education

Resolution 21: Development and Approval of Safe and Effective Vaccines to Reduce the Risk of E. coli O157:H7

Resolution 22: Continued Support for the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) and the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS)

Resolution 23: Expand the USDA Research Program Collaboration in Animal Health and Food Safety and Epidemiology (CAHFSE)

Resolution 24: Collaboration in Animal Health and Food Safety and Epidemiology (CAHFSE)

2004

Resolution 09: Collaboration In Animal Health, Food Safety and Epidemiology (CAHFSE)

Resolution 11: Continued Support for Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) and the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS)

Resolution 20: USDA Jurisdiction for Animal Disease Vaccines That Also Have a Public Health Benefit