Rhode Island Department of Health:  “The primary mission of the Rhode Island Department of Health is to prevent disease and to protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Rhode Island.”

FoodSafety.gov:  “Your Gateway to Federal Food Safety Information”

Center for Disease Control – Food Safety:  “Food-related diseases affect tens of millions of people and kill thousands. Tracking single cases of foodborne illness and investigating outbreaks are critical public health functions in which CDC is deeply involved.”

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service:   “Protecting public health through food safety and defense”

US Food and Drug Administration:  “Protecting and Promoting Your Health”

National Restaurant Association:  The largest food industry-focused organization in the country.