Mission: Provide a forum that fosters communication, cooperation and collaboration among Missouri’s stakeholders in food protection in an effort to enhance food safety and defense.
Food Safety Task Force Objectives
• The Task Force will provide a pathway to improving collaboration among stakeholders in order to achieve the safest food supply possible for Missouri citizens and visitors. A safe food supply is vitally important to public health and to the economic health of the State.
• The Task Force will inform and educate the attendees about the current status of the food safety system in Missouri.
• The Task Force will be used to identify strengths in the current food safety and security system, as well as identify opportunities for improvement using input from stakeholders.
• The Task Force workgroups will assist in developing specific measures to close gaps in the current food safety system.