Frequently asked questions
Below you’ll find answers to the questions we get asked the most.
Send us a message at email@example.com. Please include the name of the publication, the page (if applicable) and a description of the issue you found
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information! Please be sure to include the name of the directory or registry that contains the incorrect information, as well as the the information that needs to be corrected.
Any other information related to the discrepancy is always welcome, including the link to the page containing the issue.
AFDO maintains a Directory of State and Local Officials with contact information for key health and agriculture officials. You can access that directory here.
You can try contacting a Universities in your state that has a food safety program or you can utilize AFDO’s publicly accessible directory to help you find a process authority in your area – the directory includes relevant details such as contact email, phone, address and more.
You can visit the directory here.
To get your name added to the SME directory, you can get the process started by completing the SME Registry application online.
To have your name added to the Food Processing Authority Directory, just send an email message to email@example.com and we will help you get started on the process.
The consensus that AFDO develops – is key to advancing uniform laws, regulations and guidelines that result in more efficient regulation and less confusion among industry in the marketplace. Membership within AFDO affords industry officials the following opportunities:
- Input into the development of model laws, regulations and guidance documents
- Opportunity to provide input into national policy
- Interaction with key government officials in a non-adversarial setting
- Discounts on events, publications, and more
To learn about all the benefits of joining, check out our membership page.
Group memberships are designed for Companies/Agencies that have groups of staff that want to join, they can receive a discount based on the quantity of memberships they want to purchase. Individual is for one person.
Memberships are based on a calendar year and there is no deadline to sign-up.
No discounts for students are offered at this time.
Please call the AFDO office at (717) 757-2888 for assistance.
To request a replacement certificate, please visit https://www.afdo.org/training/replacement-certificate/ and click on the tab, Replacement Certificate.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!