Washington

WSDA Food Safety & Consumer Services Division: Food Assistance

“The Washington State Department of Agriculture’s (WSDA) Food Assistance programs assist local organizations and tribes in providing emergency food to low income and vulnerable individuals throughout Washington State. Our goals are to alleviate hunger and increase the amount of nutritious foods distributed through emergency food programs while supporting the agricultural community.”

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  • Crisis Assistance
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

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WSDA Food Safety & Consumer Services Division: Food Safety

“The Food Safety Program is responsible for regulation, licensing, and inspection of food processing facilities, food storage warehouses, dairy farms and processing plants, cottage food operations, custom meat facilities, eggs and marijuana-infused edibles. The program also works closely with the dairy industry to maintain the ability to ship milk and milk products out-of-state, as well as with FDA and the Department of Health in conducting investigations of facilities and collecting samples for testing. Food safety also issues export certificates.”

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  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

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  • Washington

WSDA Food Safety & Consumer Services Division: Food Safety & Consumer Services (FS&CS) Laboratory

“WSDA’s Food Safety & Consumer Services (FS&CS) Laboratory provides laboratory testing to protect the public’s health by providing data on food borne pathogens to: regulatory agencies, our Federal partners, and the agricultural community. This data allows the interstate shipment of dairy products and provides information for food borne pathogen surveillance.”

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  • Industrial Ag Issues

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  • Washington

In the Forefront – Suicide Prevention (University of Washington School of Social Work)

“At Forefront Suicide Prevention, we know that most suicides are preventable and that the time to act is now. A Center of Excellence at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work, Forefront Suicide Prevention is focused on ending suicide by championing suicide prevention, leading systemic change, and advocating for the many family and community members affected.”

We specialize in:

  • Farm Stress

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  • Washington