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Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs

Mission and Vision

Mission

Boy eating lunchThe mission of the center is to conduct food safety research that meets the needs of Food and Nutrition Service’s nutrition assistance programs using an interdisciplinary team approach and to disseminate results to a variety of targeted audiences including school food service directors, child nutrition program operators, scientists, policy makers, educators, and practitioners.

Vision

The vision of the center is to provide leadership in advancing food safety research and practices within Food & Nutrition Service's nutrition assistance programs.