Businesspeople in the food industry know that protecting the food supply is of paramount importance. The food safety already practiced in the industry can minimize unintentional contamination in the food system. Food defense is protecting the food supply from from intentional contamination.
Within this site you will find materials intended to aid in teaching food defense to undergraduate college students and agricultural educators. There are also materials to aid producers, processors and others within the food production chain create a Food Defense plan for their operation.