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Western Food Safety Summit at Hartnell College

May 3rd, 2013

The Ag Business and Technology Institute at Hartnell College presents the annual Western Food Safety Summit on May 9-10, 2013, from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Steinbeck Hall, at the Hartnell Main Campus.

This year's summit theme is "Managing Your Risk," and it will cover key topics relevant to food safety practices including testing, recalls, outbreak control, sanitation, GIS, co-management resources, risk assessment, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) updates and the latest research. Attendees will have a valuable opportunity to interact with experts during the research poster session, case studies sessions and panel discussions.

The poster session includes the most current food safety research, presented by representatives from the University of Arizona, USDA Agricultural Research Center Nebraska and California, University of California, Davis, and University of Maryland.

The summit will feature industry and research experts from both local and national agricultural companies, research laboratories, universities, and agencies. Attendees can register online at www.hartnell.edu/agriculture

For more information, please contact Neil Ledford, program coordinator, at 831-206-0214 or neilledford@hotmail.com.

Calendar entry:

What: Hartnell College Western Food Safety Summit
When: Thursday and Friday, May 9 & 10, from 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Hartnell College Main Campus, Steinbeck Hall, 411 Central Ave., Salinas, CA 93901
Who: Press, community leaders, business owners, agricultural industry