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Nutrition, Food Safety, and Quality
Starke-Reed, Pamela
Deputy Administrator
pamela.starke-reed@ars.usda.gov
301-504-7050
USDA, ARS, Office of National Programs
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
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:
Cook, Kimberly Kim
(301) 504-4774

National Program Leader
Finley, John
(301) 504-5381

National Program Leader (Human Nutrition)
Kessler, Nadine
(301) 504-4636

Program Analyst
Klurfeld, David
(301) 504-4675

National Program Leader (Human Nutrition)
Lester, Gene
(301) 504-4616

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

National Program Leader
Quintana, Josephine Josie
(301) 504-6252

Secretary (Office Automation)
Starke-Reed, Pamela
(301) 504-7050

Deputy Administrator