Meetings

Texas Food Safety and Defense Task Force Virtual Meeting 4/13/2022

The Texas Food Safety and Defense Task Force provides a forum to discuss food safety and security issues along the farm to fork continuum with a primary focus on Texas. The purpose of the Task Force is to maintain an open dialogue with all partners in food safety and defense in order to promote an efficient food safety system in Texas that maximizes the protection of public health. The Task Force is comprised of Academia, Industry Associations, Consumer Associations and Regulatory Agencies at the local, state, and federal levels.

The topic for this meeting is the Salmonella Oranienburg investigation from September 2021. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 13th 2022, from 10:00am-12:00pm and is a free virtual event. We will include a Round Table Discussion which allows attendees to discuss pertinent issues they face at their respective organizations.

Agenda is subject to change.

Meeting information may be forwarded to other interested parties.

Event Manager:

Leah Griffin
leah.griffin@dshs.texas.gov

If you have any questions, please contact the FoodSHIELD helpdesk, or the event manager.

April 13, 2022 Vitual Meeeting Presentations:

Texas Food Safety and Defense Task Force Virtual Meeting 4/14/2021

Event Type: VIRTUAL

The Texas Food Safety and Defense Task Force provides a forum to discuss food safety and security issues along the farm to fork continuum with a primary focus on Texas.  The purpose of the Task Force is to maintain an open dialogue with all partners in food safety and defense in order to promote an efficient food safety system in Texas that maximizes the protection of public health.  The Task Force is comprised of Academia, Industry Associations, Consumer Associations and Regulatory Agencies at the local, state, and federal levels. 

The topics for this meeting are Texas Food Establishment Rules Updates and Virtual Retail Inspections.  The meeting will be held from 11:30am- 3:30pm and is a free, virtual event.  We will include a Round Table Discussion which allows attendees to discuss pertinent issues they face at their respective organizations.

Agenda is subject to change.

Meeting information may be forwarded to other interested parties.

Event Manager: 

Leah Griffin
leah.griffin@dshs.texas.gov

If you have any questions, please contact the FoodSHIELD helpdesk, or the event manager.

April 14, 2021 Virtual Meeting Presentations:

Texas Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meeting 1/7/2020

Event Type: ONSITE

The Texas Food Safety and Defense Task Force provides a forum to discuss food safety and security issues along the farm to fork continuum with a primary focus on Texas.  The purpose of the Task Force is to maintain an open dialogue with all partners in food safety and defense in order to promote an efficient food safety system in Texas that maximizes the protection of public health.  The Task Force is comprised of Academia, Industry Associations, Consumer Associations and Regulatory Agencies at the local, state, and federal levels. 

The topic of this meeting is Public Messaging and Social Media.  The meeting will be held from 12:30pm- 5pm at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus of The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Road, Building 137, Austin, TX 78758.  We will include a Round Table Discussion which allows attendees to discuss pertinent issues they face at their respective organizations.

Agenda is subject to change.

Meeting information may be forwarded to other interested parties.

Event Manager: 

Tishara Coleman
tishara.coleman@dshs.texas.gov

If you have any questions, please contact the FoodSHIELD helpdesk, or the event manager.

 

Texas Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meeting 6/19/2019
Event Type: ONSITE
Event Start Date: 06/19/2019
Registration Dates: 05/10/2019 - 06/14/2019
Public Registration Link: https://go.foodshield.org/?06MDdxjB

The message from the event manager follows:

The Texas Food Safety and Defense Task Force provides a forum to discuss food safety and security issues along the farm to fork continuum with a primary focus on Texas.  The purpose of the Task Force is to maintain an open dialogue with all partners in food safety and defense in order to promote an efficient food safety system in Texas that maximizes the protection of public health.  The Task Force is comprised of Academia, Industry Associations, Consumer Associations and Regulatory Agencies at the local, state, and federal levels. 

The topic of this meeting is Emergency Management and Preparedness. The meeting will be from 12:30pm-5pm. This includes a Round Table Discussion which allows attendees to discuss pertinent issues being face by their respective organizations.

Agenda is subject to change.

Meeting information may be forwarded to interested parties.

Event Manager:

Tishara Coleman
tishara.coleman@dshs.texas.gov

If you have any questions, please contact the FoodSHIELD helpdesk, or the event manager.