2021

Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meetings

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: January 18, 2022 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 January 18th meeting using Microsoft Teams

Or you can call in via audio conference (sorry, this is not a toll-free line) by calling: +1-651-395-7448

Phone Conference ID: 125 464 889#

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 and Agendas

Meeting Minutes

  • November
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Manufactured Food Program FSMA Outreach Needs Assessment Survey Results 
      • Member Update - Ecolab
      • FDA E-Commerce Summit
      • Food Innovation Team Updates
  • September
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Department of Health - COVID-19 Update - State of the Pandemic
      • Minnesota Department of Agriculture - FSDTF Reground and Looking Ahead
      • Food Innovation Team Updates
      • Traceability Training Update
  • July
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Department of Agriculture Updates
        • Cottage Food Law Changes
        • Hemp in Food FAQ
      • Member Update - Wholesale Produce Supply
      • Food Innovation Team Updates
      • Training Updates
  • May
    • Topics included: 
      • Member Update - Rossman Farms
      • Proposed Traceability Rule - Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
      • Terms of Reference Update
      • Announcements
  • January 
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Cottage Food Producers Association (MNCFPA) Updates
      • Minnesota's Rapid Response Team (RRT) Response to COVID-19
      • Food Innovation Team Updates
      • Member Update - Hennepin County Environmental Health