The International Food Processors Association (ifpa) was formed in 2005 to promote and defend the safety and quality of food produced and consumed in the food industry.
It is an independent trade association representing over 50,000 members from more than 190 countries.
The IFPA is a trade association that represents a wide range of industries, including food processing (including packaging and transportation), food safety, food products, food additives, food-service, and food and beverage.
Its membership includes all of the food, beverage, food packaging, food and food-related services industries in the United States, the European Union, and Canada.
In addition, IFPA has chapters in more than 30 countries and territories.
Its membership is made up of several different groups:The IFPAs members include food manufacturers, food processing companies, and producers of food products and other agricultural products; producers of foods and beverages; manufacturers of food services, such as grocery and restaurant chains; processors of food and related foods; food packaging manufacturers; food processing facilities; food service and beverage service suppliers; food and beverages manufacturers; and food processing distributors.
The IFPA maintains an annual meeting that it hosts in New York.
It has about 40,000 member companies and 100,000 registered members.
Its member companies include:Amman, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
The US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), and the US Department and Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the primary food safety agency in the US, also have a food processing association.
The USDA food safety division is responsible for the food safety program.
The Food and Agriculture Service (FAOSTat) oversees food safety for the US and around the world.ARS is responsible in part for food safety programs in the private sector and is responsible to the federal government for food inspection and food safety enforcement in the public sector.
The agency oversees food quality and safety programs, including testing and safety procedures, and oversees and regulates the food supply chain.
Food safety programs and oversight at the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) are conducted by the Food Safety Education and Inspection Act of 1977 (FSIA), and are governed by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
The FSIA, which includes the USDA food processing division, is a division of the Food and Chemical Toxicology Program, the food and agricultural products office, and is managed by the Department of Health and Human Services.
The FFSIS has a Food Safety Branch that reviews and approves food safety reports and documents.
The Food Safety Office and Food Safety Program are jointly operated by the FSIS and the USDA.
Both agencies have food safety training, and both the FSIA and the FSII oversee the FSSA food safety activities.
The FSIS is responsible under the Food Security Act for food products in the Federal Register.
The FSIS has two food safety offices in the country.
The first office, which has been in operation since 1978, is the Food Product Safety Branch.
The second office, known as the Food Quality and Safety Office, was established in 1989 to focus on food safety in the manufacturing and processing industries.
The food safety branch of the FSis conducts food safety testing for foods produced and imported from all foreign countries.
The branch has the primary responsibility for food quality testing for food and products from all countries.
For the purposes of food safety inspections and food product safety reviews, the FSI food safety office tests foods from all sources and uses an independent testing laboratory to assess the safety of the foods.
The USDA food products office also conducts food quality tests for food produced in the U.S. and from all over the world and conducts food product quality reviews.
The U.K. Food Standards Agency oversees food lab testing for imported food and for food manufactured by U.N. and non-governmental organizations.
The United States Food Standards Institute (FSSI) regulates food lab and food lab products.
The National Food Safety Standards Board, which is a part of the USDA, has the sole responsibility for conducting food lab tests for foods imported from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, and Taiwan.
Food and Safety Inspection Service is responsible both for food lab test results and for the assessment of food lab food safety standards and safety practices.
The food safety inspectors and inspectors are trained by the USDA and FSIS, and also by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
The U S. Department of Homeland Security is responsible, as a federal agency, for food security and food inspection.
The DHS Food Security Division oversees food security activities in the Food Service Sector.
The division oversees food inspection of food processing plants, and conducts the food inspection process.
The inspection staff is comprised of food handlers and food inspectors who inspect facilities for compliance with food safety