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 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has named Dr. John Callahan to be Associate Director of JIFSAN.
Effective October 1, 2016, Dr. Robert Buchanan officially retired from the Center for Food Safety and Security Systems (CFS3).
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