SALT LAKE CITY — The International Association for Food Protection presented awards recognizing excellence in food safety to the following organizations and individuals during its annual meeting and conference this week at the Salt Palace Convention Center.  The annual IAFP event continues today.

BLACK PEARL  

Sponsored by F&H Food Equipment Company

Eurofins Scientific, Inc.…

Laura Strawn of Virginia Tech was one of the workshop presenters at the 2017 IAFP conference in Tampa. Her research interests focus on enhanced microbial safety of produce production at both the pre- and post-harvest level.

The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) has announced the workshop lineup for its annual…

If Jeff Bezos and the little online book-selling company he founded in a Seattle garage in 1994 can employ more than 314,000 people and buy Whole Foods Markets for $13.7 billion;

If he and the company known simply as Amazon can post a 25 percent revenue increase, quarter-to-quarter, taking in $38 billion from April through…

The International Association for Food Protection is now accepting proposals for symposium, workshop and roundtable presentations for its annual conference and meeting in 2018.

The 2018 event is scheduled for July 8-11 in Salt Lake City. The IAFP Program Committee recently invited association members and other interested individuals to submit proposals and announced Oct. 3

TAMPA, FL — Stephen Ostroff, deputy commissioner for foods and veterinary medicine at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Monday admitted to felling a little anxious about data showing the incidence of foodborne illnesses is not going down and, for some pathogens, is on the increase.

Stephen Ostroff answers a question…

ST. LOUIS — As with so many sessions at this year’s conference of the International Association for Food Protection, whole genome sequencing was in the spotlight during a discussion of Salmonella problems on the Delmarva peninsula. IAFP 2016 Ian Williams Ian Williams of the CDC tells attendees of the International Association of Food Protection conference…

ST. LOUIS — A scientist, a retiree and a lawyer walk into a seminar room. There’s no punchline. They’re no joke. They came to talk Salmonella and they are deadly serious. IAFP 2016 Denis Stearns speaking Attorney Denis Stearns discusses how the legal question about Salmonella as an adulterant in raw meat and poultry remains unanswered…

ST. LOUIS — Cable news is programmed to attract only people who agree with a network’s point of view, college campuses are snuffing out debates before they begin, and many an organization wants only to dictate how their members think. Then there’s the International Association for Food Protection. IAFP first made debates a part of…