Food Establishment Advisory Committee
MDPH/BEH Food Protection Program

Mission Statement

To identify food safety and defense issues and assign priority status for resolution based on public health significance relative to 105 CMR 590.000: State Sanitary Code Chapter X - Minimum Sanitation Standards for Food Establishments. To propose solutions to issues based on current science and technology; to promote education, communication and uniformity within the regulatory agencies and the food industry; and to advise the Director of the Food Protection Program regarding implementation. (Adopted December 13, 1995, revised December 13, 2001, and June 18, 2008.)

Posted at 1:08 PM, January 14, 2014


Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm


Forbes Municipal Building, 2nd floor meeting room (Room 23)
45 West Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581


I. Administrative Details

  1. A. Introductions
  2. Review of Minutes of October 9, 2013

II. Old Business

  1. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – irrigation water

III. New Business

  1. Review current FEAC Strategic Planning document and Mission Statement

IV. Agency and Committee Updates

  1. Food Protection Program (FPP)
  2. Subcommittee on Food Manager Training and Certification
  3. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Update
  4. MA Partnership for Food Safety Education (MPFSE)
  5. MA Health Officers Association (MHOA)
  6. MA Environmental Health Association (MEHA)
  7. MA Restaurant Association (MRA)
  8. MA Food Association (MFA)
  9. Western MA Public Health Association (WMPHA)

V. Training and Education

VI. Next Meeting

This information is provided by the Food Protection Program within the Department of Public Health.