The world today is more inter-connected. Food supply chains have become more complex than ever before. Raw materials and agricultural commodities move faster and longer distances. As the pace quickens, new challenges arise. Developing customized tools that decision makers can use to meet the challenges of this changing environment is a core service of the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety.  Working collaboratively with government agencies, commodity organizations, international agencies and the private sector, the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety is committed to providing the best risk analysis service to our partners. 


We provide risk analysis and quantitative modeling consulting services in food safety and animal health:

  • Meta-analysis and systematic literature review
  • Quantitative and qualitative risk assessment methods
  • Infectious disease modeling
  • Spatial and cluster analysis
  • Outbreak investigation
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Independent review of existing technical documents

Training and Capacity Building

We have vast experience in providing courses and capacity building around the world in risk analysis and quantitative modeling in areas such as:

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Assessment
  • Risk analysis and international trade
  • Risk communication and leadership (introductory and advanced level)
  • Advanced epidemiology
  • Spatial analysis and outbreak investigation
  • Risk-based inspection and surveillance