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  • Address the challenges posed by foodborne illness source attribution.
  • Work collectively to:
    • Analyze and interpret human surveillance and food contamination data;
    • Share data and methods; and
    • Monitor progress toward the goal of preventing foodborne illness.


  • Identify, plan, and conduct selected food safety and foodborne illness analytic projects recognized as high priority by all three agencies.
    • Foodborne illness source attribution is the current focus of IFSAC’s activities.
  • Improve coordination of federal food safety analytic efforts.
  • Address cross-cutting priorities for food safety data collection, analysis, and use.

Contact IFSAC

To learn more about IFSAC, contact us at IFSAC@fda.hhs.gov.