Food Safety Summit Press Room

The Food Safety Summit's virtual Press Room features the latest news from the show and from its exhibitors.

Learn more about the show, find event announcements and get to know our exhibitors below. For additional information, please contact Amy Riemer, Media Relations, at amy@foodsafetysummit.com or 978-475-4441


 

FSMA front and center at Food Safety Summit

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3.26.15 Baltimore, MD - Implementation of the produce rule and other aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act dominate the agenda for the 2015 Food Safety Summit in Baltimore.

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Implementation of Proposed FSMA Rules to be Focus of Five Sessions at Food Safety Summit

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3.25.15 Baltimiore, MD - The 2015 Food Safety Summit is pleased to announce it will offer a series of five sessions dedicated to discussing strategies, implementation, communication, and collaboration of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The sessions will include 1) Implementing FSMA: Opportunities for Collaboration; 2) Implementing the Produce Rule: Managing the Options; 3) Implementing the Preventive Controls Rule for Human Food: Development and Evaluation of the Food Safety Plan; 4) Implementing the Imports Rules: Navigating the Globe; and 5) Implementing the International Adulteration Rule (IA): Evaluating Facilities and Processes from a New Perspective. The Food Safety Summit will take place at the Baltimore Convention Center from April 28 - 30, 2015. The specialized FSMA Track will kick off on Tuesday, April 28th with a panel discussion on Implementing FSMA through an Integrated System, scheduled for 3:30 pm. The early bird deadline to register to receive discount rates is Monday, April 6th.

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Twist of fate gives food safety event a food poisoning outbreak

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3.04.15 Baltimore, MD - Organizers of this year’s 2015 Food Safety Summit are tackling a foodborne illness problem from last year’s summit head-on. In an ironic twist of fate, attendees at the 2014 conference were hit with an outbreak of food poisoning. Summit organizers immediately followed up with the local departments of health and attendees to determine the cause and extent of the outbreak.

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Sani Professional® Food Safety Advisory Council Announces Winners of The First Sani Awards™

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Awards Recognize and Promote Food Safety Best Practices

2.24.15 Orangeburg, NY- Sani Professional, the food safety division of Professional Disposables International (PDI), and the Sani Professional Food Safety Advisory Council (SPFSAC) are proud to announce the winners of the first Sani Awards™ award program. The Sani Awards award program celebrates innovation and excellence in food safety and promotes best practices within the foodservice industry for education/training, employee/customer programs and guest experience.

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Departmental Cooperation Will be the Theme of the Keynote Presentation at the 2015 Food Safety Summit

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2.18.15 Baltimiore, MD - The Summit is pleased to offer three dynamic plenary sessions which will be thought provoking, interactive and energetic. The event will kick off with a distinguished panel of industry leaders of operations to present the Keynote Session at the 2015 Summit. Donnie Temperley , VP of Operations at Hormel Foods, Keith Carango , Senior Vice President and COO of The Cheesecake Factory and Charlean Gmunder, former VP of Manufacturing at Chiquita Brands will share their passion and commitment as corporate leaders of operations. The keynote presentation will be moderated by Will Daniels, former Sr VP Operations of Earthbound Farms and the panelists will provide insights on how they work with their food safety professionals to ensure that the safest, highest quality products are reaching their customers and consumers. The Summit will be taking place at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD  April 28 - 30, 2015 with the keynote taking place on Wednesday, April 29 at 9:30 am.

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First Call for 2015 NSF International Food Safety Leadership Awards Program Nominations

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Annual awards program recognizes outstanding leadership and innovation in food safety; Nomination deadline is February 27, 2015

1.14.15 Ann Arbor, MI – NSF International, an organization committed to protecting and improving public health, announces its first call for nominations for the 2015 Food Safety Leadership Awards (FSLA) Program. Well-respected in the food industry, this program recognizes individuals that demonstrate outstanding food safety leadership.

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Dynamic, Informative and Thought Provoking Educational Program Has Been Developed for the Upcoming Food Safety Summit Conference

Food Safety Summit

1.14.15 Baltimore, MD - The 2015 Food Safety Summit will continue with its goal of “Providing Solutions for Today and Planning for Tomorrow”, with focused sessions on FSMA Updates; a full day forum on integrating the nation’s food safety system; a session on the 2014 foodborne outbreak and much more. The new program, which is now available, will offer over 20 educational sessions, pre-conference certification training on HACCP and Seafood HACCP; a keynote presentation from leading vice presidents of operations; the fourth annual town hall; a networking event to support Feeding America, and more.

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