Our Mission

We at the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety at Michigan State University (CRIS) strive to become the go-to source for information on ingredient safety.

Our mission is to conduct research and provide insight on the safety of ingredients in food and consumer products to support evidence-informed decisions by consumers, industry, and policy makers.

Our vision is to ensure credible, relevant information on ingredient safety is accessible to a wide range of decision makers.

We operate using our core values:

  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Transparency
  • Inclusivity
  • Engagement
  • Diversity