United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Jun 09, 2023
In this section, the term “agriculture and food defense” means any action to prevent, protect against, mitigate the effects of, respond to, or recover from a naturally occurring, unintentional, or intentional threat to the agriculture and food system.
The Secretary shall establish in the Department the Office of Homeland Security.
The Office of Homeland Security shall be headed by an Executive Director, who shall be known as the Executive Director of Homeland Security.
The Secretary, in partnership with the intelligence community (as defined in section 3003 of title 50) and fusion centers (as defined in section 124h(j) of title 6 1 that have analysis and intelligence capabilities relating to the defense of the food and agriculture critical infrastructure sector, shall establish and carry out an interagency exchange program of personnel and information to improve communication and analysis for the defense of the food and agriculture critical infrastructure sector.