Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness (CAFSP)

DHS Web Course

An Introduction to Effective Sharing of Information Related to the Importation and Transportation of Food


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Please note: If you are not a “governmental” employee your registration will not be processed until payment is received.

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This course will raise awareness of the importance of information sharing related to the importation and transportation of food and will describe mechanisms to identify, share, and disseminate this information.


The cost for this web course is $75.00US or you can choose three (3) courses for $150.00US.

If you are an employee of a U.S. federal, state, local, tribal or territorial government agency, with a valid government email address, the course is FREE. If you are a government employee and do not have a government email address, please contact Jessica Rickett at (865) 974-6530 or on how to receive the course for free.


The course will be an introductory level, self-paced, on-line web course that will raise awareness of the importance of information sharing related to the importation and transportation of food. This course will describe the complexity of food and food ingredient transportation and importation and will introduce mechanisms to enhance information   sharing between the private sector and government officials.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course are those with a stake in food safety and defense, including: law enforcement, state fusion center personnel, emergency managers and responders, Extension, public health, food and agriculture industry and security professionals, transportation industry, and federal, state, local, tribal, and regional officials.

Technical Requirements

Operating System



Pop-up Blockers

Windows 8, 8.1

IE 9 or above

MS office viewer (Word, PPT, Excel)




Adobe PDF Reader 8 or above



Google Chrome

Macromedia Flash Player 9 or above


Mac OS X


Adobe PDF Reader for Mac




Macromedia Flash Player 9 or above


  Google Chrome    

Note: Funding for this web course was made possible, in part, by the Department of Homeland Security through grant R181731094, views expressed in written materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Homeland Security; nor does any mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organization imply endorsement by the United States Government.


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