Food Defense and Root Cause Analysis

Learn about the difference between food safety and food defense, types of intentional attacks, and ways to protect food using food defense practices. Then, explore root cause analysis and the steps involved: data collection, causal factor charting, root cause identification and corrective action implementation. Learn how to use a visual plot to achieve a complete picture of a sequence of events and ultimately identify the root cause. Lastly, become familiar with the 5 Why Method as a useful tool for root cause analysis.