26 Sep Food microbiology symposium will mark 25 years
River Falls, Wis. — This year the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will be celebrating 25 years of the Food Microbiology Symposium, which focuses on food safety and automated methods in food microbiology.
The Food Microbiology Symposium is Oct. 15-19 and features speakers from academia, industry and regulatory agencies will provide an overview on various topics including: GMO testing, strategies for controlling E. coli and other pathogens, biosecurity and food safety objectives.
Keynote speakers for the Symposium are Daniel Y.C. Fung and John O’Brien. Fung is a professor of animal sciences and industry and professor of food science at Kansas State University. He is an internationally recognized authority in the field of rapid methods and automation in microbiology for his research. O’Brien is the chief executive officer of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI). He has a broad knowledge of risk assessment and food safety management at the international level together with communication expertise.
For additional information on the symposium, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at http://www.uwrf.edu/food-science , click on the links to workshops and then the link to the Food Microbiology Symposium. For more information, contact professor P.C. Vasavada, conference director at (715)425-3150.