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JIFSAN Advisory Council symposium 2013

The University of Maryland Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) Advisory Council Symposium titled, "Conundrum of Defining Food Safety: The Case of the Moving Zero" will be held April 18-19, 2013 at the Greenbelt Marriott Hotel in Greenbelt, MD.

SYMPOSIUM INFORMATION (http://www.foodsafetynews.com/files/2013/03/JIFSAN-Advisory-Council-Symposium-Program.pdf)

Registration Fee: $100
Registration Includes Participant’s Dinner

Events:

- Symposium: 1½ days
- Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gilbert Leveille, President, Leveille Associates
- Lunch Keynote Speaker: Dr. David R. Lineback, JIFSAN Senior Fellow
- Reception and Participant’s Dinner

SESSION 1: THE VANISHING ZERO & FOOD SAFETY CONUNDRUM
- How Risky is Risky? The Use of Risk Assessment in Establishing Safety, Julie Jones, St. Catherine University
- Chasing Zero: How Changes in Methodology Contribute to the Food Safety Conundrum,
Jonathan DeVries, General Mills/Medallion Laboratories
- Consumer Perceptions of Food Safety in a Global Supply Chain
- The Definition, Interpretation, and Perception of Safety: A Legal Perspective, William Marler, Marler Clark LLP PS, The Food Safety Law Firm

SESSION 2: SCIENCE & THE MOVING ZERO

- How Safe is Safe: Chemical Perspective Michael Landa, Food and Drug Administration–CFSAN
- How Safe is Safe: Examining the Past and Present to Gain a Perspective on the Future, and the Effect of the FDA Public Database, Donald Zink, Food and Drug Administration– CFSAN
- Epidemiology (Title not finalized), Paola Boffetta, Mt. Sinai Medical School
- Toxicology in the 21st Century, Thomas Hartung, John Hopkins University

SESSION 3: THE CHANGING FACE OF CONSUMER PERCEPTION

- How Consumers’ Perceptions have Changed Over Time: A Case Study, Donna Rosenbaum, Food Safety Partners, Ltd.
- Does Knowledge of a Risk Change Behavior? Case of Aflatoxin in Kenya, Clare Narrod, JIFSAN/University of Maryland
- How the Social Media has Influenced Consumer Perception, Jania Matthews, International Food Information Council
- Arsenic in Food: Rice– A Case Study, Elizabeth Petrun, University of Kentucky

To Register http://tinyurl.com/jifac13registration

When
Thu Apr 18 – Fri Apr 19, 2013
Where
Greenbelt Marriott Hotel, Greenbelt, MD (map)