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Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Director Sarah Anderson to serve on the Food Safety and Defense Task Force

Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Executive Director Sarah Anderson was appointed to the Governor's Food Safety and Defense Task Force.

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Sarah Anderson, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Executive Director

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Executive Director Sarah Anderson was appointed by Gov. Tim Walz to the Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force.

The Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force works to improve effectiveness of food safety control efforts by broadening views on foodborne outbreaks, food defense and other hazards. Members also advise the commissioner of the state Department of Agriculture and the Legislature on food safety and related issues.

Members will meet six times throughout the year and participate in subcommittees such as training and education, emerging issues, outreach/marketing/communications, legislative advocacy and the Food Innovation Team.

Anderson and other appointees will serve through June 30, 2024. Other appointees are joining her from General Mills, Cargill, Rossman Farms in Oronoco, Lund's and Byerly's, Hennepin County Environmental Health, Done Right Foods, Wholesale Produce Supply and Ecolab.

For more information, visit the Task Force website at mda.state.mn.us. or the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association website at minnesotaturkey.com .

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