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Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention

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Mission and Vision

Our mission is to advance food safety systems that protect public health by preventing foodborne illness.

Our vision is a food system that consistently delivers safe, affordable, and nutritious food.

Strategic Objectives:

 Create and Discover Knowledge through Research and Innovation

  • Contribute to the body of knowledge about food safety and foodborne illness
  • Advance innovative, science-based solutions to food safety challenges

Translate and Exchange Knowledge through Outreach and Advocacy

  • Translate knowledge into evidence-based food safety policies and practices
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to promote systems-based approaches to food safety

Prepare Leaders and Engaged Citizens through Teaching and Learning

  • Engage stakeholders in identifying and solving important food safety problems
  • Deliver high-impact educational programs that meet the needs of the food safety workforce  

Ensure Our Future Success through Responsible Stewardship

  • Effectively utilize our resources to improve food safety on behalf of the public
  • Develop and implement strategies that ensure the sustainability of CFI’s work