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Food and Water Risk Assessment

Date of Publication

6/19/2019

Definition

A program conducted under specific circumstances by veterinary or public health personnel to assess food operations to identify and mitigate risk from intentional and unintentional contamination.  Circumstances under which an assessment is conducted include short term deployments, for deployed forces during initial entry deployment, and exercises and other short-term operations conducted outside the United States or its territories.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Food and Water Risk Assessment | Food and Water Risk Assessment

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