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Global Food Safety Symposium

Industry experts from around the world met to discuss their global food safety initiatives

Top trends that will change microbiology in the upcoming years

  • Frank Yiannas speaking the global food safety initiative symposium

    Global food safety key note speaker, Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety at Walmart poses the question “are we winning the battle against foodborne disease?” This presentation reviews what got us to where we are today, and what we need to do to advance food safety detection and prevention.

Raising relevance of food waste and spoilage

  • Dr. Martin Wiedmann speaking the global food safety initiative symposium

    Dr. Martin Wiedmann, Gellert Family Professor in Food Safety at Cornell University, presents a global view of food loss and waste. Many factors affect food spoilage, and increased consumer concerns have made this topic a focus for many food manufacturers. Dr. Wiedmann discusses a systematic approach to help control and reduce food waste.