OSI is pleased to announce that it has joined University of Wisconsin’s Food Research Institute as a supporting member.    

The Food Research Institute, or FRI, is an internationally recognized leader in research on microbial foodborne pathogens and toxins. The center operates its own laboratories and conducts independent research, providing leadership in identifying and resolving food safety issues to meet community, government, and industry needs. The program’s mission is to catalyze multidisciplinary and collaborative research and promote education and outreach to enhance the safety of the food supply.FRI is an industry resource for science-based decision making, and many of its projects address immediate concerns and new priorities for the food industry.


“We are pleased to add our support to the world class programs and faculty at FRI,” said Joe Holt, Vice President, Food Safety and Quality for OSI. “We look forward to collaboration with our industry partners to continue to enhance food safety.”

Originally founded in 1946 at the University of Chicago, the Food Research Institute has been operating within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at University of Wisconsin–Madison since 1966. For more information on FRI, please visit their website.