Author Archives: Michelle Shapiro

Notice of Funding Availability: Credit Assistance Under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program

In the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, signed by the President on February 15, 2019, Congress provided $60 million in budget authority for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 (WIFIA) program to cover…

Status Report for EPA Actions in Support of the December 2018 Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Associated Health Impacts

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Implementation Status Report for EPA Actions under the December 2018 Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Associated Health Impacts (Status Report). The Status Report…

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 7

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards) are designed to help food regulatory programs enhance the services they provide to the public. This post is…

Specialized Food Processes Virtual Sharing Session Recording: Fermentation/Curing

Fermentation and curing of meat, poultry, game, and fish products, as well as other fermentations (e.g., kombucha and kimchee) are considered specialized processes under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Model Food Code. This virtual…

Health in All Policies (HiAP) Webinar Recording: Parallel State and Local Approach to Implementing HiAP in Tennessee

NACCHO is hosting a Health in All Policies (HiAP) webinar series for local health departments. The goal of the webinar series is to provide an open, informal space for dialogue and peer-to-peer sharing about challenges…