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Food Safety Summit

4/17/12 to 4/19/12
Washington, D.C.
United States

Solutions for Today, Planning for Tomorrow

The Food Safety Summit Conference and Exhibition provides useful food safety information and solutions to those responsible for assuring food safety across the food supply chain thereby keeping the food safety platform current and relevant for today and tomorrow. 

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Monday, April 16


8:00am - 5:00pm Serv Safe Training and Certification Part 1: Peter Good, Owner, Peter Good Seminars


8:00am – 5:00pm;  Industry-Foodborne Illness Investigation Training (I-FIIT) Ken Pearson, Ed.D, CFSP


Tuesday, April 17


8:00am -12:00pm


Serv Safe Training and Certification Part 2: Peter Good, Owner, Peter Good Seminars


Workshop 1 -Workshop for Public Health Officials

Session Lead: Oscar Garrison, Assistant Commissioner, Division Director, Consumer Protection. Georgia Dept Agriculture


Workshop 2 - Interactive Media Training

Session Lead: Mary Katherine Covert, FTI Consulting


1:00pm - 5:00pm

Workshop 3 - Pre-requisite Programs: Cleaning, Sanitizing, Pest Control


Workshop 4 - Contemporary Issues in Retail, Foodservice & Grocery Operations: Best Practicies and Practical Models

Session Lead: Sharon Wood, Director, Food Safety & Environmental Affairs, Heb


Workshop 5 - Food Defense Workshop: FDA leading training for suppliers with focus on supply chain food defense gaps

Session Leads: Hal King, Sr. Manager, Food Safety, Chick-fil-A; John Spink, Assoc. Director and Asst. Professor of Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection Pogram, MSU School of Criminal Justice



Workshop 6:  How to Protect Your Company with an Effective Food Liability Program; Session lead: Tom Packer, Partner, Gordon & Rees LLP


5:00pm - 8:00pm

Exhibit Hall Open

Welcome Reception held in Exhibit Hall


April 18


8:30am -10:00am

Session 1: HACCP to Six Sigma Session Lead: Gina Nicholson, Food Safety & Quality Manager, The Kroger Co


Session 2: Strategies for Pre-Harvesting – Why Finished Product Testing will Not Work; Session Lead: Susan Linn, Director Quality Assurance, Sysco Corporation


Session 3:Training for Results; Session Lead: Peter Good, Owner, Peter Good Seminars


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