2020 Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meetings

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: September 15, 2020 from 1:30 - 3:30 PM

Due to precautions against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in conformance with Minnesota Statues Section 13D.021, upcoming meetings of the FSDTF have been scheduled and will be changed from in-person meetings to video-conference meetings with a phone-in option. 

Attend the September 15th meeting using WebEx.

Or you can call in via audio conference (sorry, this is not a toll-free line) by calling:

Access code: 146 747 6706

Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event please contact Natasha Hedin at 612-247-5888 or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 711 as soon as possible. 

Meeting Dates

  • March 5, 2020
  • May 19, 2020
  • July 20, 2020
  • September 15, 2020
  • November 17, 2020



  • March
    • Topics included:
      • Rapid Response Team Face-to-Face Update
      • FSDTF Membership Update
      • AFDO Recall Workgroup
      • Conference for Food Protection
      • Food Innovation Team Year in Review Report
      • Cottage Food Producers Association
  • May - View the meeting recording 
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Food and Feed Safety Division Updates
      • Minnesota Department of Health, Food, Pools and Lodging Services Updates 
      • Food Innovation Team Subcommittee Update
      • FSDTF Membership Update
  • July - NEW! View the meeting recording
    • Topics included:
      • Membership Introductions
      • Terms of Reference
      • New Era for Smarter Food Safety 
      • Training Discussion
  • September