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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Nutrition, Food Safety, and Quality
Starke-Reed, Pamela
Deputy Administrator
pamela.starke-reed@ars.usda.gov
301-504-7050
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
GWCC 4-2188
Beltsville MD 20705

Mission:
The mission of the Nutrition, Food Safety and Quality staff is to coordinate and lead ARS research to: define the role of food and its components in optimizing health for all Americans; develop tests and processes that keep the food supply safe; reduce and control pathogens and toxins in agricultural products; and improve the economic viability and competitiveness of American agriculture by enhancing the quality and utilization of agricultural commodities for the benefit of producers and consumers.

  National Programs
    Nutrition, Food Safety, and Quality
People:
Finley, John
(301) 504-5381

NATL PROG LDR (HUMAN NUTRITION)
Kessler, Nadine
(301) 504-4636

Program Analyst
Klurfeld, David
(301) 504-4675

NATL PROG LDR (HUMAN NUTRITION)
Lester, Gene
(301) 504-4616

National Program Leader
Lindsay, James
(301) 504-4674

National Program Leader
Starke-Reed, Pamela
(301) 504-7050

Deputy Administrator
Last Modified: 8/27/2016
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