The Food Research Institute (FRI) is the portal to food safety at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Housed within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, FRI operates its own laboratories and administers its own research and service programs.
FRI’s mission is to catalyze multidisciplinary and collaborative research on microbial foodborne pathogens and toxins and to provide training, outreach, and service to enhance the safety of the food supply. FRI is a leader in identifying and resolving food safety issues to meet community, government, and industry needs.
The Food Research Institute University of Wisconsin-Madison operates its own laboratories and administers its own research and service programs. For more information about services available from FRI please visit the Applied Food Safety Laboratory and About FRI pages.