Turri’s Designated as Critical Infrastructure Supplier
The federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) provides strategic guidance,
promotes a national unity of effort, and coordinates the overall federal effort to ensure the
security and resilience of the Nation’s critical infrastructure.
On March 19, 2020, CISA listed ESSENTIAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE WORKERS DURING
COVID-19 RESPONSE to help State and Local officials as they work to protect their communities,
while ensuring continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as well as economic and
national security. This list includes “Food manufacturer employees and their supplier
employees”. The complete list is available at https://cisa.gov/indentifying-critical-infrastructureduring-covid-19.
This list is explicitly designed to inform critical infrastructure communitydecision-making to determine the
sectors, subsectors, segments or critical functions that should continue normal operations, appropriately
modified to account for Centers for Disease Control (CDC) workforce and customer protection guidance.
Because we are a supplier to General Mills, Turri’s and all our employees and suppliers are
recognized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as WORKERS ESSENTIAL CRITICAL
INFRASTRUCTURE DURING COVID-19 RESPONSE by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
In addition, because Turri’s is a supplier to SOPAKCO who has Rations Contracts with DLA Troop
Support, we are exempted under the category of Rated Orders for the Defense Priorities and
Allocations (DPAS). DPAS ensures the timely availability of industrial resources to meet National
As a supplier to Turri’s, your company is also considered essential to the Department of Defense
and are exempt from shut down mandates by State and Local Authorities.
We appreciate all your support.
General Manager, Turri’s Italian Foods, Inc.