Audio conference highlights:
It goes without saying that food safety is a vitally important issue to consumers and food companies alike. Creating a culture of food safety within a food business requires a comprehensive understanding of both the science of food production and the compliance obligations set forth by federal law and regulation. This audio conference presentation is designed to provide food industry professionals with the essential information they need to begin building a comprehensive food safety plan. Get started with a thorough grounding on the law and the science of food safety, as our speakers explain how to gain a thorough understanding of the legal consequences of a food-borne illness outbreak, the major components of the Food Safety Modernization Act and provide an overview of HACCP.
This audio conference covers:
- The science of food production
- Compliance obligations for food production
- An overview of prerequisite programs
- Major components of the Food Safety Modernization Act
- Common hazards associated with food processing and HACCP
About the speakers:
Jason Foscolo has been a practicing attorney in the State of New York since 2002. He is the principal attorney of Jason Foscolo LLC, where he provides legal counsel to a rapidly growing client list of farmers and food entrepreneurs.
Jason served five years as a judge advocate in the United States Marine Corps. His time abroad gave him new insight and appreciation for the many different ways food can be produced, prepared and enjoyed. After separating honorably from active duty in 2010, Jason pursued his passion for all-things edible by attending the University of Arkansas School of Law LLM Program in Agricultural and Food Law, the only program of its kind in the United States. Jason is inspired by the innovators with whom he works and is committed to helping them do business better.
Dr. Michele Pfannenstiel received her BA from Wellesley College. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia, and served as a veterinarian in the US Army Veterinary Corps. She founded Dirigo Quality Meats as a way to bring her acquired food safety skills to the locavore movement.
Who should attend?
- Food safety specialists
- Food safety handlers/inspectors
- Legal counsel
- Labeling and packaging personnel
- Health and safety personnel
- Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 9:30am Eastern
- Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 4:00pm Eastern
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