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Food Safety: Challenges and Opportunities

August 24, 2011 -

Several recent events involving contaminated food products have made headlines, and raised concerns about the safety of our food supply in the new, global marketplace.

In recognition of both National Preparedness Month, and National Food Safety Education Month, the New York.New Jersey Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (NY-NJ PERLC) is pleased to announce a food safety broadcast on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11am EST.  

Join us as Dr. Robert B. Gravani, Professor of Food Science at Cornell University and Stephen D. Stich, Director of Food and Safety Inspections at New York State Agriculture and Markets, discuss recent initiatives to ensure food safety at the local, state and national levels.  The speakers will focus on 2 aspects of the new Food Modernization Safety Act: Improving the Safety of Imported Food and Improving the Capacity to Prevent Food Safety problems with a focus on produce and mitigation strategies. 

   
The broadcast is FREE. The archived broadcast is available on blip TV.

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