FAO addresses the risks to the human food chain through a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and institution-wide collaborative approach within the Food Chain Crisis Management Framework (FCC).
The FAO Emergency Prevention System (EMPRES) addresses prevention and early warning across the entire food chain through the following systems:
* EMPRES Plant Protection: plant pests and diseases including desert locust and forest plant pests and diseases
* EMPRES Animal Health: animal diseases, including aquatic animal diseases
* EMPRES Food Safety