DHS/FEMA CERTIFIED TRAINING PROGRAM
A one day DHS/FEMA certified training program was offered at the Y-12 New Hope Center on September 7, 2011. The Steering Committee and the University of Tennessee (UT) College of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness agreed to offer a training program certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The one-day program was titled, “Sharing Information and Intelligence Related to Food Importation and Transportation.”
The target audience for this course included those with a stake in food safety and defense, including: law enforcement, state fusion center personnel, emergency managers and responders, extension, public health, food, and agriculture industry and security professionals, transportation industry, and federal, state, local, tribal, and regional officials.