Welcome to the Food Protection Information page!

The Food Protection and Defense Institute creates solutions to transition research to end-users in an approachable and accessible way. Innovations include databases, assessments, resources, tools, and a network of collaboration portals that these innovations are able to reside on as a central location for users. Since the Institute’s inception, we have created innovations that have been used for federal, state, and local governments, academic institutions, and industry.

Food Defense Research Database

The Food Defense Research Database is a repository of food defense information, cataloguing and storing research on food defense or the intentional contamination of food or water. The database houses publications, projects, presentations, and reports produced by the government, academia, and the private sector, identifying research about intentional or catastrophic events in the food and agriculture sector.

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Food Adulteration Incidents Registry (FAIR)

The Food Protection and Defense Institute’s Food Adulteration Incidents Registry (FAIR) is a compilation of historical and current events involving economically motivated and intentional adulteration of foods on a global scale. Incidents which occurred more than 5 years ago are available for free. Subscribers have access to all available incidents including visualization. There are currently over 530 unique incidents and growing!

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World Factbook of Food

The World Factbook of Food is designed to serve as a central reference repository of data related to food. Organized into a series of food and country profiles, the World Factbook of Food provides users with a wide range of food and agriculture data at the food and country level.

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