This section provides information about several of the agencies, groups, and entities that are actively working together to protect Michigan’s food supply.
Two statewide networks of Michigan food and agricultural stakeholders meet regularly to protect our food supply by creating a better shared understanding of each stakeholder’s perspectives, abilities, and initiatives as well the constraints under which they operate. These are the:
Michigan’s state and local public health agencies work closely with food regulatory officials and other stakeholders to investigate and prevent potential causes of diseases transmitted by food.
The Michigan Rapid Response Team (MI-RRT) is part of a collaborative national program involving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and state agencies focused on improving multi-agency responses.
Michigan agencies and entities collaborate to maintain informational websites that share timely and accurate information about a range of emerging issues of interest to the public including foodborne illness.