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Enhance an incident preparedness, response and recovery program for foods and feed to protect the public health

Accomplishment: The Incident Preparedness and Response Core Group identified and recommended elements to consider in an optimal incident preparedness and response program and the elements needed for design success. The recommendations were submitted to the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) The ELT, at the discretion of the Commissioner, is creating an Outbreak Response Team to enhance outbreak preparedness, response and investigation. The ELT has directed the Outbreak Response Team to consider a model Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with states based on the recommendations from the Incident Preparedness and Response Core Group.

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

A. Determine the breadth and depth of the program

4/30/2010

Completed 4/29/2010

B. Identify the specific components that will constitute the building blocks of the program

6/30/2010

Completed 6/3/2010

C. Create the framework for the program

8/31/2010

Completed 6/15/2010

D. Complete the design of the program

11/30/2010

Completed 9/30/2010

E. Complete the drafting of recommendations that both support the design of the program and ensure its successful implementation and present to Executive Leadership Team (ELT)

12/31/2010

Completed 9/30/2010

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.

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