Food Safety Advisory Group

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Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Advisory Group Members (PDF)

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The Food Safety Advisory Group is composed of stakeholders from the retail food industry, local food, school nutrition, community event organizers, and consumers. The Advisory Group provides community-based review and input for the Division's activities intended to:

  1. Increase conformance with the nine U.S. FDA Voluntary Retail Food Standards
  2. Provide reasonable, science-based local interpretation of the California Retail Food code
  3. Increase the public's awareness of food safety principles and the Division's efforts to assure a safe, secure, and sustainable food supply system
  4. Identify and implement successful incentive strategies for improving food safety
  5. Develop program effectiveness and performance metrics to verify the effectiveness of policies and programs