The Center for the Food Safety and the Prevention of Foodborne Disease aims to improve food safety and prevent foodborne disease by fostering collaboration among academia, government, and industry in Colorado and the Region. Planning for the Center began in 2011.
As a Center within the Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH), we are committed to improving training, research, continuing education, and outreach related to food safety and the prevention of foodborne disease.
- Provide a forum for multidisciplinary communication and information sharing in the Rocky Mountain region.
- Implement interdisciplinary education and train future leaders in food safety.
- Provide high impact and innovative continuing education on food safety and the role of public health.
- Implement outreach programs that translate research knowledge into improvements in food safety and public health.
- Develop and support integrative research that aims to improve food safety and reduce the impact of foodborne disease at a regional and national level.
- Engage communities, producers and consumers in advancing food safety in the region.