International Association for Food Protection

TORONTO – Looking into the root cause of incidents can help efforts to prevent future issues, according to recent presentations by the new International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) president.

Tim Jackson took up the role of president at the conclusion of IAFP 2023 in Toronto, Canada, replacing Michelle Danyluk.

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TORONTO — Two sessions at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) conference dealt with the complexities of Listeria and performance standards.

Sanjay Gummalla, from the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), said the premise that a single cell of Listeria monocytogenes can cause disease does not have scientific basis.


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TORONTO — IAFP 2023 in Toronto this week was not his first rodeo.

We are talking about Jose Emilio Esteban, our new USDA Undersecretary for Food Safety.

This week’s International Association for Food Protection annual meeting and conference was the first opportunity for him to engage with the larger food

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ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND — Attendees at a major conference have been urged to “wave the food safety flag” to keep the topic on the table during discussions around moving to more sustainable food systems.

Wayne Anderson, director of Science and Standards at the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), said it

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Aberdeen, Scotland – A range of food safety challenges and opportunities were touched on by the chief scientific advisor of Food Standards Scotland (FSS) at a major conference held this week.

Speaking at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) European Symposium in Aberdeen, Professor David Gally said there are financial, social

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Nearly 150 industry professionals discussed food safety in the United Kingdom at an event organized by an affiliate of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).

The 19th annual UK Association for Food Protection (UKAFP) was held at the All Nations Centre in Cardiff, Wales in mid-November and was organized

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