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Role in Food

TermDefinition
FDA Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, as well as many others.
EPA Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment.
FDCA U.S Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act is a set of laws passed by Congress in 1938 giving authority to the U.S. FDA to oversee the safety of food, drugs, and cosmetics.
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration assures safe and healthful working conditions by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, education and much more.
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of the nation's ocean resources and their habitat.
Meat Inspection A U.S Congress Act that works to prevent adulterated or misbranded meat and meat products from being sold.
USDA U.S Department of Agriculture is a cabinet-level agency that oversees the American farming industry.
BATF Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms is responsible for the investigation and prevention of federal offenses involving the unlawful use, manufacture, and possession of firearms and explosives.
FSIS Food Safety and Inspection Service responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.
Texas Cooperative Extension Service Demonstrates the latest technology and best practices to improve the state’s food and fiber system, which serves all Texas consumers.
National Agricultural Library Is one of the world's largest agricultural research libraries, and serves as a national library of the U.S.
U.S Customs Service It has three major missions such as, collecting tariff revenue, protecting the U.S. economy from smuggling and illegal goods, and processing people and goods at ports of entry.
U.S Department of Justice Responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the U.S, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries.
Federal Trade Commission It prevents business practices that are anticompetitive or deceptive or unfair to consumers and to enhance informed consumer choice and public understanding of the competitive process.
HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards.
Merchantability Of quality and type ordinarily acceptable among vendors and buyers.
Food Claims Describes the relationship between a nutrient or a food and the risk of a disease.
Food Labeling Provides information about the nutritional content inside a package of food. All food manufacturers are required by law to provide.
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.
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