Emergency Plan

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Emergency Plan For
Food Defense

South-Western City
School District

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I | Overview | | A | Purpose of the Plan | 4 | B | Planning Assumptions | 5 | II | Mitigation and Prevention | | A | Vulnerability Assessment | 6 | B | Prevention Strategies | 6 | III | Preparedness | | A | Security | 9 | B | Supervision | 11 | C | Safety | 14 | D | Maintenance | 15 | E | Record Keeping | 15 | F | Training | 16 | G | Emergency Contacts | 16 | IV | Response | | A | Detection | 18 | B | Contamination | 18 | V | Recovery | | A | After Action Review | 20 | B | Document Archive | 20 | VI | Appendices | | A | School Food Defense Assessment Checklist | 21 | B | Online Resources | 24 | C | Acronyms | 26 |

South-Western City Schools Emergency Plan for Food Defense

The Emergency Plan for Food Defense is an incident management strategy that serves to augment the South-Western City School District’s Schools Emergency Response Plan. In order to ensure efficient and effective emergency management, the Food Defense Plan must be implemented in its entirety.

I. Overview

Children are a high risk population for food-borne illness. Both natural disasters and human-caused mistakes have the potential to contaminate the food supply, debilitate food service facilities and cause disease. These incidents include weather-related emergencies (e.g., flood, earthquakes, drought, heat wave, extended power outages), processing errors, and intentional contamination.

Food safety addresses the accidental contamination of food products during processing or storage by biological, chemical or physical hazards. The main types of food safety hazards are microbes, chemicals and foreign objects. This unintentional contamination of food products can be reasonably anticipated based on the type of processing.

Food defense is…...

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