2020 Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meetings

Special Meetings of the Food Safety and Defense Task Force 

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

The purpose of these meetings is for task force members to share updates and information regarding the ongoing COVID-19 public health pandemic. 

Attend the June 15th meeting using WebEx.

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

Access code: 967 369 624

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: July 21st, 2020 from 1:30 - 4:30 PM

Meeting Dates

  • March 5, 2020
  • May 19, 2020
  • July 21, 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
    • 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