Food Safety

2021 Yankee Conference on Environmental Health


This year the CT Environmental Health Association is hosting our annual Yankee Conference on Environmental Health. It is described as the “premier gathering of environmental health professionals from throughout the northeast. Its purpose is to provide the latest information on environmental topics….”. The event is being held at the Fox Tower Conference Center on September 22-24, 2021. The theme is "The Herculean Effort of Environmental Health".
Registration information and agenda can be found at


Upcoming FDA Retail Food Protection Seminar Will Feature NEHA-FDA RFFM Workshops

​FDA 2021 Retail Food Protection Seminar Will Feature NEHA-FDA RFFM Workshops

FDA has annoucned that registration for the 2021 FDA Retail Food Protection Seminar is now open! Being held September 13-16, 2021, this free event is open to all interested in retail food safety, including all state, local, territorial and tribal regulators, standardized officers, industry and academia.


FDA 50-State Conference Call


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a 50-State Conference Call on June 22, 2021, to discuss the new Retail Flexible Funding Model (RFFM). RFFM is a new funding opportunity for retail regulatory agencies at the state, local, territorial, or tribal level who are enrolled in the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards). Retail regulatory agencies not enrolled in the Retail Program Standards may also attend to gain an understanding of the funding opportunity should they wish to enroll.