• Food Defense Conference 2017

    Registration Now Open!
    Join us May 3rd & 4th at the Commons Hotel in Minneapolis, MN 

    The Food Defense Conference is a 2-day event held at the Commons Hotel on the beautiful University of Minnesota- Twin Cities campus.  This unique and intimate opportunity is designed for experts from around the world to discuss and learn from each other about the current state of food defense.

    Early-Bird Rates End April 7th

    Food Defense Conference 2017
  • FoodSHIELD Sponsor


    FoodSHIELD is sponsored by the Food Protection and Defense Institute.

    FPDI is a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Center of Excellence based at the University of Minnesota.



    FoodSHIELD Sponsor
  • Research & Resources in Food Protection Webinar Series

    Attend FPDI's complimentary Research & Resources in Food Protection Webinar Series.

    Food Protection and Defense Institute hosts a free webinar on the first Friday of every month. Check out past and future webinars below. 

    FPDI Webinars



    Research & Resources in Food Protection Webinar Series
  • "In the old days, agriculture meant feeding Minnesota. Today it means feeding the world and protecting the planet's food supply from disease and determined terrorists."

    –University of Minnesota President, Eric Kaler