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CDC Food Safety
CDC's Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch (ORPB) collaborates with epidemiologists and other public health officials who investigate foodborne, waterborne, zoonotic, and other enteric (gastrointestinal) illnesses in the United States. ORPB works to ensure rapid and coordinated surveillance, detection, and response to multistate outbreaks caused by enteric bacteria, including Salmonella and Escherichia coli.
The Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services (DEEHS) within the CDC National Center for Environmental Health helps state and local food safety programs to identify and prevent environmental factors contributing to foodborne illness outbreaks.
Chemical Biologic Radiologic Nuclear and Explosive Disaster Response and Recovery Resources
The CBRNE (Chemical, Biologic, Radiologic, Nuclear and Explosive) Branch of the Tactical Programs Division advises HHS and ASPR leadership as well as numerous other offices and agencies throughout the federal partnership and at the State, Local, Tribal and Territorial level on CBRNE issues, provides SME cadre as needed, supports Medical Countermeasures (MCM) distribution and has developed a CBRNE toolkit that links science to operations.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Response Resources
During a disaster or other crisis situation, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may assist other federal, state, local, and/or tribal authorities in response/recovery activities which deal with FDA regulated products such as drugs, medical devices, biologics, human food and animal feed, and cosmetics. This assistance may take a variety of forms, such as assistance in inspections of establishments which produce or distribute FDA regulated products, providing subject matter expertise on the use, storage, or quality of these products, or assistance in sample collections of these products. FDA response/recovery activities may be initiated through FDA’s inherent regulatory authority over these products, or through mission assignments as part of a larger federal response.
National Veterinary Response Teams
The National Veterinary Response Team (NVRT) is an asset of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS).   It is the primary Federal resource for treatment of ill or injured pets, service animals, working animals, laboratory animals, and livestock. The NVRT is composed of 180 professional and para-professional veterinary medical personnel, supported by logistical and administrative staff.  The NVRT is made up of modular 3-person teams that are designed to assess medical needs of animals and the community, provide medical treatment to ill, injured, and sheltered animals and stabilize animals for evacuation.  Its deployable packages include: Mobile Veterinary Clinics, Large Animal Medical Treatment Squads, Working Dog Medical Treatment Squads, Small Animal Medical Treatment Squads and Multi-Squad Treatment packages with support personnel.