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Stronger Partnerships for Safer Food


Local health departments across the country are on the front lines of food safety, with key roles in both prevention and response. The report, Stronger Partnerships for Safer Food; An Agenda for Strengthening State and Local Roles in the Nation's Food Safety System highlights how local health departments protect people every day by helping to keep their food supply safe and reinforces the need for an effective partnership among, and greater allocation of resources to, federal, state, and local government agencies.

Primary Toolkit:

Food Safety Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Food Safety, Infectious Diseases


Institutional Author:

George Washington University




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