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2013 IFSH Mid-Year Meeting

Institute for Food Safety and Health

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 12:00 PM (CDT)

Burr Ridge, IL

2013 IFSH Mid-Year Meeting

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Event Details

 Tuesday, March 26 - Wednesday, March 27, 2013

 Burr Ridge Conference Center 

PROGRAM

 

9:00 am – 5:00 pm            Mid-Year Meeting Registration

 

 9:00 am – 10:00 am          Continental Breakfast

  

10:00 am – 10:30 am        WELCOME REMARKS AND IFSH UPDATES

 

   Robert Brackett, Ph.D.,Vice President, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)

 

 10:30 am – 11:00 am        IMPACT OF FSMA ON FDA INSPECTIONS

                                          Scott MacIntire, Ph.D., Director, FDA Chicago District Office

  

11:00 am – 11:30 am         CFSAN UPDATE AND FOOD SAFETY INITIATIVES

                                          Mike Landa, J.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

                                                        (CFSAN), US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

 

 

11:30am–12:00 pm           FSMA’s GLOBAL IMPACT – REGULATION, EDUCATION,

                                               and  SCIENCE                                                                                   

                                              Katie Swanson, Ph.D., President, International Association                        

                                                      for Food Protection

 

  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm          LUNCH

  

ROUNDTABLE PANELS ON PROPOSED RULES AND HOW IFSH CAN HELP THE INDUSTRY

  

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm            PREVENTIVE CONTROLS PROPOSED RULE

 

  Facilitators:         Robert Brackett, Ph.D., IIT/IFSH

                                                                      Mike Cirigliano, Ph.D., Senior Manager/Microbiology,      

                                        Unilever

                                                                        Jenny Scott, Senior Advisor to the Director, Office of

                                        Food Safety (OFS), CFSAN/FDA

  

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm           PRODUCE SAFETY PROPOSED RULE

                                         Facilitators:        Alvin Lee, Ph.D.,Director, Center for Processing

                                       Innovation, IIT/IFSH

                                                                  Will Daniels, Senior Vice President, Earthbound Farms

                                                                   Samir Assar, Ph.D., Director, Produce Safety Staff,

           CFSAN/FDA


 
3:00 pm 3:30 pm           BREAK

  

3:30 pm – 5:00 p.m.         BREAKOUT SESSIONS TO IDENTIFY RESEARCH NEEDS

 

                                             WORK GROUP A:  PRODUCE SAFETY AND WASH WATER VALIDATION

 

                                            Facilitators:         Stephen Grove, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor and

                                                                                    Scientist, IIT/IFSH

                                                                          Dave Gombas, Ph.D., Sr. Vice President, Food Safety and

                                                                                     Technology, United Fresh Produce Association

                                                                     Mary Lou Tortorello, Ph.D., Chief, Food Technology

                                                                                    Branch, Division of Food Processing Science and

                                                                                    Technology (DFPST), OFS/CFSAN/FDA

                                                                    Nega Beru, Ph.D., Director,Office of Food Safety

                          (OFS)/CFSAN/FDA

  

WORK GROUP B:  PREVENTIVE CONTROLS AND PROCESS VALIDATION

 

Facilitators:          Robert Brackett, Ph.D., IIT/IFSH

                                                                   Elizabeth Grasso, Ph.D., Scientist,IIT/IFSH

                                                                   John Larkin, Ph.D., Chief, Process Engineering Branch,

          DFPST/OFS/CFSAN/FDA

                                                                   Mickey Parish, Ph.D.,Senior Advisor for Microbiology,

        CFSAN/FDA

 

 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm           ON YOUR OWN *Note the BRCC will be open until 6 p.m.

 

 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm           RECEPTION- Eddie Merlot’s201 Bridewell Drive, Burr Ridge, IL

                                         60527

                                         * A hotel shuttle will be available to transport members to and from

                                           the reception site. Carpools will also be available with

                                          IFSH employees.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013

 

 7:30 am – 8:00 am            Continental Breakfast

  

8:00 am – 8:30 am              Research, Regulatory Food Testing and FSMA: Building

                                                Partnerships to Ensure Food Safety

                                           Palmer Orlandi, Ph.D.,Senior Science Advisor, Office of Foods and    

           Veterinary Medicine, FDA

  

8:30 am – 8:40 am            BREAK (Room Set Up)

 

 8:40 am – 10:00 am          BREAKOUT SESSIONS TO IDENTIFY RESEARCH NEEDS

 

   WORK GROUP C:  CHEMICAL HAZARDS, BIOAVAILABILITY AND       

   TOXICOLOGY

   Facilitators:         Britt Burton Freeman, Ph.D.,Director, Center for

                                                                                       Nutrition Research, IIT/IFSH

                                                                     Steven Hermansky, Ph.D., Vice President and Fellow,

                                                                                       Food Protection and Regulatory Affairs, ConAgra 

                                                                                       Foods

                                                                      Lauren Jackson, Ph.D., Acting Chief, Food Chemistry

                                                                                        and Nutrition Team,   DFPST/OFS/CFSAN/FDA

                                                                              Nega Beru, Ph.D., Director,OFS/CFSAN/FDA

                

                                         WORK GROUP D:  PROFICIENCY TESTING AND METHODS VALIDATION

                                         Facilitators:          Stan Bailey, Ph.D.,Director Scientific Affairs, bioMerieux

                                                                     Robin Kalinowski, Director, Center for Specialty

                                                                                      Programs, IIT/IFSH

                                                                     Ravinder Reddy, Ph.D., Microbiologist,

                                                                                      DFPST/OFS/CFSAN/FDA

                                                                     Donald Burr, Ph.D., Food Emergency Response Network 

                                                                                       Liaison, DFPST/OFS/CFSAN/FDA

                   

                                                                    Presentation: Methods Validation- How FDA

                                                                            Validates Regulatory Methods

                                                                   Thomas Hammack, Ph.D, Chief, Microbial Methods    

                                                                                        Development Branch, CFSAN/FDA

  

10:00 am – 10:30 am       BREAK

  

10:30 am – 12:00 pm       MODELS FOR INDUSTRY INTERACTIONS WITH IFSH

 

  ALLERGEN SANITATION AND CONTROL

                                              Jon DeVries, Ph.D., Technical Manager, General Mills/Medallion Labs

                                              Lauren Jackson, Ph.D., Acting Chief, Food Chemistry and Nutrition Team,

                                                    DFPST/OFS/CFSAN/FDA

                                                                                                            

                                             VALIDATION OF PATHOGEN INACTIVATION IN LOW MOISTURE FOODS

                                             Walter Penaloza, Ph.D., Food Safety Microbiology, Nestle Research

                                                    Center

                                             Jason Wan, Ph.D., Associate Director, IIT/IFSH                                               &am

Have questions about 2013 IFSH Mid-Year Meeting? Contact Institute for Food Safety and Health

When & Where



Burr Ridge Conference Center
7040 High Grove Blvd
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 12:00 PM (CDT)


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Institute for Food Safety and Health

Illinois Institute of Technology's (IIT) Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) is a one-of-a-kind applied food research institute that provides stakeholders in government, industry and academia the opportunity to develop and exchange knowledge and expertise to address key issues in food safety, food defense and nutrition. Located at IIT's Moffett Campus in Bedford Park, IL, IFSH is also home to the FDA CFSAN Division of Food Processing Science and Technology.

For more information, visit www.iit.edu/ifsh.

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