To advance sound strategies to improve public health, food safety, and applied nutrition using risk analysis principles through cooperative research, education, and outreach programs.


To be a premier source of scientific information and education programs on food safety and applied nutrition that enables the development of sound public health policy and reduces the incidence of food-related illness.

The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition taught food safety techniques to participants from China as part of a three-phase training program by the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP).
JIFSAN collaborated with the HACCP Consulting Group L.L.C. to develop and deliver a new training program for Meat and Poultry Inspection in Baru Bangi, Malaysia.
We regret to inform you that the 2015 JIFSAN Advisory Council Symposium, “Re-Tool Your Box: Communicating Food Risk in an Era of Social Media”, will not take place November 4 and 5, 2015. It is being rescheduled for the spring of 2016 with more details to come.
Read opinions from instrument vendors, private labs and the IFSTL at JIFSAN on the challenges of pesticide residue testing.
Food Safety Magazine article: Global Partnerships in Food Safety
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