University of Rhode Island Food Safety Education

College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Welcome to the URI Food Safety Education Site


Food Safety: When The Power Goes Out

(Click the link above for more information regarding Food Safety During Power Outages)

We have a variety of information and publications available for everyone from consumers to food service employees.

NEW! Food Processing: Guidance for Rhode Island State and Federal Regulatory Requirements

(This guidance document is also available on the RI DOH website at:  For more information on food processing, visit the RI DOH Center for Food Protection website at:

NEW! Rhode Island Department of Health Food Label Approval Form
 2015 Food Safety Task Force Conference Presentations Now Available

Please navigate through our site using the links on the left, and don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

Questions? Comments?

Contact Dr. Lori Pivarnik or Nicole Richard at for assistance.

Educational Programs and Trainings Offered:
  • RI Good Agricultural Practices(RI GAP)
  • Home Garden GAP
  • Seafood HACCP
  • Meat and Poultry HACCP
  • Food safety training for teachers of transition and special education students
  • Home Food Preservation workshops
  • Food safety training for Residential Child Care Institutions
  • Food safety training for volunteer foodservice workers
  • Produce safety training for school foodservice directors
Other Resources

URI Outreach Center Gardening and Environmental Hotline
Available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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