The IAFP program committee has scheduled a webinar about the criteria and review process used for submissions on proposed symposia, roundtables, workshops and abstract sessions for the association’s 2019 conference. The technical content for the annual event is determined from this.

Four members of the program committee are scheduled to present information during the webinar,…

public health officialThis year, FDA will issue nearly 2,500 FDA Form 483s, and mail countless warning letters to food companies.  Sometimes, even the most subtle food safety failures can cause FDA to threaten to shut your facility down.  In the most recent examples involving producers of raw cookie dough, packaged ready-to-eat salads, seafood, hummus, and milk powder,…

Food safety attorney and Food Safety News publisher Bill Marler will present a webinar on the legal consequences of poor food safety practices on June 14. In the webinar hosted by Food Seminars International, Marler will elaborate on his work in foodborne illness litigation. The webinar will include discussion on the obstacles companies face in…

foodsafetysummit-logo-320.jpgToday at the Washington D.C. Convention Center the Food Safety Summit hosts an “Interactive Food Defense Workshop with Government and Industry Representatives” from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Those not able to attend the Food Safety Summit in person can still take part in the session today via remote viewing supported through the FoodSHIELD portal. …

A month ago, Listeria was not a household word in the United States. Now that the pathogen has turned up in cantaloupes, a few more people know about this rare but dangerous bacteria.

The virulence of L. monocytogenes is underlined by the melon-linked outbreak, which so far infected has at least 116 people in 25 states, …

Now that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has added the top six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) to its list of adulterants in ground beef, what does this mean for the industry and food safety?

The background, detection, control and implications of declaring these STEC serotypes ilegal in meat will be the focus of…

“Implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act: The 6-Month Update” is the title of a webinar set for 1-2:30 p.m. EDT July 21.

Sponsored by Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., the webinar will be presented by Edgar Asebey-Birkholm, Edward Steiner and James O’Reilly. They will review the substance and implementation timeline of the law’s new requirements,…

Food Seminars International will present a webinar from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EST Thursday, March 3 on the new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.

Presenters Robert Hahn, John Bode and Jolyda Swaim, from the law firm Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Bode Matz, will discuss the new requirements and offer their perspective on the law. Topics…