Saturday, April 18, 2009

US Federal / State / Local Government Agencies and Programs that are food-related

AARCC Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Corporation
ACDC Acute Communicable Disease Control (LAC)
ACP Animal Care Program (CA)
Agriculture & Environmental Stewardship (CA)
AES Agricultural Export International Trade (CA)
AGRICOLA Agricultural Online Access
AHFSS Animal Health and Food Safety Services (CA)
AIP Avocado Inspection Program (CA)
AMS Agricultural Marketing Service
APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
ARS Agricultural Research Service
ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
ATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
BCG Buy California Grown
BLM Bureau of Land Management
BAR Beehive (Apiary) Registry (CA)
BCP Biological Control Program (CA)
BMDD Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases
BSAI Border Station Ag Inspections (CA)
CAHFSLS California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System (CA)
CASS California Agricultural Statistics Service
CBL Brands, Livestock (CA)
CBP California Biologics Program (CA)
CCP California Citrus Program (CA)
CCDHP Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion (CA)
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDPH California Department of Public Health (CA)
CDMG California Division of Mines and Geology (CA)
CDOW Office of Water (CA)
CEH Center for Environmental Health (CA)
CFMP Farmers' Market Program (Certified) (CA)
CFH Center for Family Health (CA)
CFMP Certified Farmers Market Program (CA)
CDFA California Department of Food and Agriculture
CFS California Food Safety
CHCQ Center for Health Care Quality (CA)
CEQA Agricultural Resources Program (CA)
CIS California Inspection Services (CA)
CICB Inspection and Compliance Branch (CA)
CFSAN Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
CHPDAC California Health Policy and Data Advisory Commission (CA)
COP California Organic Program (CA)
CVM Center for Veterinary Medicine
CEQ Council on Environmental Quality
CID Center for Infectious Diseases (CA)
CSREES Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
CSS California Seed Services
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DOT Department of Transportation
DHCS Department of Health Care Services (CA)
DPH Department of Public Health (LAC)
DQAP Dairy Quality Assurance Program (CA)
DWEM Drinking Water and Environmental Management (CA)
EHS Environmental Health Services
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EQC Egg Quality Control (CA)
FAS Foreign Agricultural Service
FFEQP Fruit Fly Eradication Quarantine Projects (CA)
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FDA Food and Drug Administration
Food, Drug, and Radiation Safety (CA)
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FFLDRS Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services (CA)
Food Facility Closure Listing (LAC)
FMC Federal Maritime Commission
FNCS Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services
FNS Food and Nutrition Service
FREP Fertilizer Research and Education Program (CA)
FSA Farm Service Agency
FSP Food Stamp Program (CA)
FSIS Food Safety and Inspection Service
FSIC Food Safety Information Center
FWS Fish and Wildlife Service
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GIPSA Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration
HHS Department of Health and Human Services
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
IHS Indian Health Service
LACFS Food Security (LAC)
LACFSP Food Stamp Program (LAC)
LACSFH Safe Food Handling (LAC)
LHM Livestock Health Management (CA)
MCL Monitoring and Compliance Laboratories (CA)
MDFS Milk and Dairy Food Safety (CA)
MEB Market Enforcement Branch (CA)
MMS Minerals Management Service
MPI Meat and Poultry Inspection (CA)
NASS National Agricultural Statistics Service
NCEA National Center for Environmental Assessment
NCID National Center for Infectious Diseases
NFSE National Food Safety Education
NEP Nutrition Education Program (LAC)
NIH National Institutes of Health
OPP Office of Pesticide Programs (CA)
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
PFSE Partnership for Food Safety Education (CA)
PHPPS Plant Health and Pest Prevention Services (CA)
RMA Risk Management Agency (Agriculture)
RFI Retail Food Inspection (LAC)
SBFA State Board of Food and Agriculture (CA)
LACSFH Safe Food Handling (LAC)
WHO World Health Organization
WIC Special supplemental food program for Women, Infants, and Children
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
USPS US Public Health Service

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