The Food and Drug Administration’s CFSAN and JIFSAN are jointly sponsoring a Food and Nutrition Webinar Series for 2015. The Webinar Series consists of four presentations, two each in Spring and Fall. The Spring webinars are scheduled for 1:00 PM EDT, March 24, 2015, and April 20, 2015.
The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) at the University of Maryland will hold the webinar on March 11, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT. The Webinar Features FDA-iRISK 2.0 Enhanced Version of FDA’s Publicly Available Food Safety Risk Assessment Tool.
Each year, the International Association for Food Protection hosts an Annual Meeting, providings attendees with information on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, innovative solutions to new and recurring problems, and the opportunity to network with thousands of food safety professionals from around the globe. Held in various locations throughout North America, this meeting has grown over the years to become the leading food safety conference worldwide.
Tomato production practices don’t significantly affect bacteria levels and the study’s results point to the need for additional research, according to University of Maryland and Rutgers University researchers.
Dr. Pradhan's five graduate students received travel awards to attend and present their research at the 2014 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting.
Links & Resources
- Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
- College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
- Food and Drug Administration
- United States Department of Agriculture
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
- World Health Organization
- FAO/WHO Food Standards - CODEX Alimentarius
- Food Safety Cooperation Forum Partnership Training Institute Network
- USDA Food Safety Research Information Office