Webinar: Opportunities to Improve Food Safety through NEARS

Meeting Dates: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Meeting Time and Location: 



Join us for an informative webinar with food safety partners explaining the benefits of CDC’s National Environmental Assessment Reporting System or NEARS.
AFDO is offering a free session to learn more about the program and to apply for funding through NEHA’s Explorer Program. During this 60-minute webinar, a group of panelists with extensive experience with NEARS will discuss:

  • The purpose of NEARS  
  • Its benefits in improving foodborne illness outbreak investigations
  • Data collected from NEARS used to evaluate and improve your food safety program
  • Take follow-up actions to prevent future outbreaks
  • Develop or modify policies or regulations
  • Meet FDA Voluntary Retail Program Standard 5