Tt his project will serve to develop &enhance the effectiveness &response time for phe Food Safety Network within the State of Alabama. This project will serve to alace relevant software &computer technology within our food safety laboratories, indcdorspoecraiftiec dnieagrnroesatli-ctiemqeuiGpImS efunnt ctotioincarleitaysaeltoensgtiwngit&h esluercgterocnaipcaclliytyt,randsmitted Anspection &reporting forms. At the end of this project, the Alabama Department of s griculture &Industries will have effectively equipped diagnostic laboratories stationed in the state with sample processing &maintenance integrative software, mtrategically emplaced diagnostic laboratory enhancements, and can provide a t easurable increase in effectiveness &efficiency within our diagnostic testing & wracking system. This will increase effectiveness of inspections, communicate better toitehnsfouorde psaufbeltiyc dhievailstihon&hseaafedtqyuiasrmtearisn, tanindeodu. r state emergency operations center Tc his project will be accomplished through delivery of software &computer eanphabniclietmiees,nitnstteorninaclr&eaesxeteprnoadluocrtgivanitiyz.aTtihoinsaplrtorajeinctinwgi,lalntidesdpireecciftilcyloanbtoraetxoisryting i nhancement efforts, &will be a step in providing increased productivity &targeted snspections &diagnostic checks by more than 50 percent from current levels, and &erve as the foundation for integration with overarching laboratory enhancements surge capacity components.

Public Health Relevance

RELEVANCE: TDhis project serves to build capacity within our Food Safety Division of the Alabama e epartment of Agriculture &Industries that will allow for a more efficient and sffective diagnostic response, and enhance integration of our state &national food eaffiectiyenstylsyteimp.lemIteinstc&ritmicanltaogeprportoedcuticotnreocfaplulsb,ltircahckealnthd&trsaanfsemtyitolaebfofercatiovreylydantad lectronically so that regulatory officials can act appropriately.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Research Demonstration--Cooperative Agreements (U18)
Project #
5U18FD004737-03
Application #
8699659
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZFD1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
3
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Alabama State Department of Agric & Industries
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Montgomery
State
AL
Country
United States
Zip Code
36107