Center for Retail Food Safety and Defense

Food Safety Programs provides retailers and wholesalers the information and tools they need to ensure they are properly protecting consumers by selling safe and wholesome food and operating within the scope of regulatory requirements and best practices. FMI is unique in that it tailors all of its programs, training and guidance specifically to its members, offering a one-stop shop for food safety. In addition to food safety support, FMI is also available 24/7 to assist members in need of crisis management.

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FMI's food safety resources provide reliable science-based best practices and current thinking. Access issue backgrounders, webinars and downloadable guides.


A group of food retail professionals with a focus on food safety issues of public health significance and the enhancement of the industry's understanding of these issues.

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