Standing Committee on the Use of Public Health Data in FSIS Food Safety Programs
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division on Earth and Life Studies
National Research Council
The Keck Center of the National Academies (Room 100)
500 Fifth St., NW
Washington, DC 20001
November 6, 2008
Open Session – 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
8:15 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, Plans for the Two Days, Statement of Task
Committee chair and NRC staff
9:00 a.m. FSIS Overview
Carol Maczka (Assistant Administrator, Office of Food Defense and Emergency Response)
9:10 a.m. USDA Perspective on Charge to Committee
Scott Hurd (Deputy Under Secretary of the Office of Food Safety)
9:25 a.m. How FSIS Does Inspection
William Shaw (Senior Food Technologist, Office of Food Defense and Emergency Response)
9:55 a.m. FSIS Public Health Risk Ranking Algorithm
Erin Dreyling (Data Analyst, Data Analysis and Integration Group, Office of Food Defense and Emergency Response)
Handout: Technical Report (“Public Health Risk-Based Inspection System for Processing and Slaughter”)
10:40 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Information on FSIS Risk-Based Approach to Public Health Attribution
Curtis Travis (Consultant)
Lynda Kelley (Science Advisor, Office of Food Defense and Emergency Response)
Handout: Appendix A of Technical Report (“Public Health Attribution and Performance Measures Methods”)
12:35 p.m. Lunch
1:35 p.m. Proposed Methodology for Risk-Based Regulation of In-Commerce Activities
Don Anderson (Staff Officer, Program Evaluation and Improvement Staff, Office of Program Evaluation, Enforcement and Review)
2:25 p.m. Public Comment Period
3:15 p.m. Break
Closed Session – 3:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
November 7, 2009
Closed Session – 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Open Session – 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. Meeting with FSIS Representatives
Erin Dreyling, FSIS
Curtis Travis, FSIS
Closed Session – 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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