A May 22 web seminar from the Food and Drug Administration will give food industry professionals how-to direction on building food defense plans for their facilities.

Related to the FDA’s recent release of the Food Defense Plan Builder software program, the food industry-oriented web seminar is slated for May 22, from 2-2:45 p.m. Eastern, according to an FDA news release. The web seminar will feature Julia Guenther, policy analyst for the Food Defense and Emergency Coordination Staff at FDA. She will present “Food Defense Plan Builder Introduction and Demo” and answer questions from the web audience, according to the news release.

Interested food industry professionals can find out more about the web seminar online.

The FDA’s Food Defense Plan Builder, according to the release, is a software program designed to assist owners and operators of food facilities with developing personalized food defense plans for their facilities. Topics of the May 22 web seminar include mitigation strategies, vulnerability assessment, creation of an action plan and supporting documents, according to the release.

Food industry professionals should enter the food defense web seminar as a “guest,” according to the news release. No registration or password is required.