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The Rhode Island Food Safety Task force is an informal association of academia, industry, and food safety officials with the goal of promoting food safety throughout the state. 

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September 23, 2020
Preparing Frozen Food
New research from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals that consumers may not know how to safely cook frozen foods, which can put families at risk of getting foodborne illness in their homes.
September 18, 2020
USDA Completes Appointments to Food Safety Advisory Committee
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the appointment of 10 members to the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI).
September 18, 2020
USDA Releases Roadmap to Address Salmonella
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Food Safety (OFS) and the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have released a plan to decrease Salmonella, one of the leading causes of foodborne illnesses. The Roadmap to Reducing Salmonella: Driving Change through Science-Based Policy outlines programs and policies that are science-based, data-driven, and promote innovation to reduce Salmonella in meat, poultry, and egg products.