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Biological Resources

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Guidelines for the Disposal of Intentionally Adulterated Food Products and the Decontamination of Food Processing Facilities (PDF) (76 pp, 355K)
Food Safety and Inspection Service, US Department of Agriculture, April 2006
The document describes the current procedures used by each agency to respond to unintentional contamination events and how those procedures can provide a framework for planning response actions in the case of an intentional contamination emergency. It includes sections on disposal.

Observations and Lessons Learned from Anthrax Responses (14 pp, 464K) Exit EPA
National Response Team, 2001
This report provides a distillation of observations made by member agencies of the National Response Team regarding response efforts to the recent anthrax events throughout the United States.

Response to a Ricin Incident: Guidelines for Federal, State, and Local Public Health and Medical Officials; Final Draft (PDF) (88 pp, 1.1MB)
US Department of Health and Human Services, June 2006
This document describes the response to a ricin incident, including cleanup and waste disposal.

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