IAFP to Host a Rapid Response Symposium: <em>Salmonella</em> in Peanut Products – Understanding the Risk and Controlling the Process
Thursday, March 5, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa (March 5, 2009) The International Association for Food Protection will host a Rapid Response Symposium titled,
Salmonella in Peanut Products - Understanding the Risk and Controlling the Process
on March 26, 2008 at the DoubleTree Hotel Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. The IAFP Rapid Response Symposium will bring together leading experts and stakeholders on this topic for a science-based discussion on the latest findings from the recent peanut products outbreak.
Considering the current environment, are peanut products safe? Are current measures adequate to ensure safety of these products? What are the best risk management strategies that can be applied to further reduce risk? These and other questions will be discussed to offer insight on lessons learned and current strategies to improve the safety of these types of products
A symposium schedule may be reviewed online at www.foodprotection.org. Hotel accommodation and registration information for the one-day program can also be found at the IAFP Web site.
For more information on the IAFP Rapid Response Symposium please contact the Association office at 800.369.6337; 515.276.3344; fax: 515.276.8655, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or Web site: www.foodprotection.org
About International Association for Food Protection
The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) represents more than 4,500 food safety professionals committed to Advancing Food Safety Worldwide®. The association includes educators, government officials, microbiologists, food industry executives and quality control professionals who are involved in all aspects of growing, storing, transporting, processing and preparing all types of foods. Working together, IAFP members, representing more than 70 countries, help the association achieve its mission through networking, educational programs, journals, career opportunities and numerous other resources.