News and Updates for State Task Forces
FDA Makes Available Testing Method for PFAS in Foods and Final Results from Recent Surveys
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is making available a scientifically validated method for testing for 16 types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in a variety of food groups. The FDA continues to lead national efforts to estimate overall dietary exposure to PFAS and this is an important step in furthering collaboration between the FDA and states in assessing the safety of human and animal food from specific areas potentially affected by environmental contamination. To read more….
AFDO Podcast: Got Task Force?
AFDO Podcast (Oct2019): Got Task Force? Link. AFDO sat down with Iowa's Jennifer Pierquet (now a member of the AFDO staff) and Jennifer Bonsky, MFRPS Coordinator and RRT Specialist Food and Dairy Division for the state of Michigan, to talk about the value of task forces (podcast is 11 minutes long)