TORONTO — Food safety professionals were encouraged to have a “stocktaking moment” during the opening session of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) symposium here.

Delivering the Ivan Parkin lecture, Sarah Cahill, a long-time IAFP member and senior food standards officer at the Codex Alimentarius Commission, said people should

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PITTSBURGH, PA — The opening session Sunday night of the annual meeting and conference of the International Association for Food Protection was one of good news.

Speaking to more than half of the 3,500 attendees, President Ruth Petran ticked off a number of accomplishments, none the least of which is

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Caroline Smith DeWaal today told IAFP delegates to think big when tackling challenges of the 21st century as she opened the virtual event.

The deputy director of EatSafe (Evidence and Action Towards Safe, Nutritious Food) at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), gave the Ivan Parkin Lecture called “Audacious
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LOUISVILLE, KY — The Grand Ballroom of the Kentucky International Convention Center turned into a playground Sunday night as Barbara Chamberlin burst onto the stage to deliver this year’s Ivan Parkin Lecture.

Few nerds could have more quickly and hilariously handled the thousands of food safety professionals and students in
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Registration is open for the 2019 conference of the International Association for Food Protection, set for July 21-24 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville. Attendees who register early receive a discount, which is available through June 20. View fee details here.

Professor Barbara Chamberlin of New Mexico
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