2014 IFSH Meeting Materials

2014 Midyear Meeting

March 25-26, 2014
Burr Ridge Conference Center
Burr Ridge, IL

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

PRE-MID-YEAR MEETING LOW MOISTURE SAFETY TASK FORCE

Welcoming Remarks
Nate Anderson, Ph.D., Research Scientist, CFSAN FDA

Protocols for Inoculation and Thermal Resistance Update
Elizabeth Grasso, PhD, IIT/IFSH
Christina Stam, PhD, FDA/CFSAN

USDA Coordinate Agricultural Project: Enhancing Low-Moisture Food Safety by Improving Development and Implementation of Pasteurization Technologies
Brad Marks, PhD, Michigan State University

Dry Pasta Manufacture Challenges and Opportunities
Gordon Shetley, Bay Valley Foods, LLC.

IFSH MID-YEAR MEETING

Welcoming Remarks and IFSH Updates
Robert Brackett, Ph.D., Vice President, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)

FDA CFSAN Updates
Mike Landa, J.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Measurement Methods For The Oral Uptake of Engineered Nanomaterials From Human Dietary Sources
Tim Duncan, Ph.D., Research Scientist, CFSAN FDA

Salmonella Inactivation During Extrusion of a Simple Model Food
Nate Anderson, Ph.D., Research Scientist, CFSAN FDA

CFSAN Nutrition Priorities
Paula Trumbo, Ph.D., Team Leader, Nutrition Science Review Team, CFSAN FDA 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session A: Preventive Controls for Sanitation
Katie Swanson, Ph.D., KMJ Swanson Food Safety Inc.

Session B: Retail Food Safety
Daryl Kellenberger, Director of Food Safety, US Operations, McDonald’s Corporation
Kevin Smith, M.P.H, Director, Retail Food & Cooperative Programs Coordination Staff, CFSAN FDA

Session C: Chemical Food Safety and Toxicology
Britt Burton Freeman, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director, Center for Nutrition Research, IFSH.
Jack Cappozzo, M.S., Director of Chemistry, IFSH
Jessica Cooper, Ph.D., Review Chemist, CFSAN
Lauren Jackson, Ph.D., Acting Branch Chief, Process Engineering Branch, CFSAN FDA
Mike Landa, J.D., Director of CFSAN, FDA.

Session D: Dairy Food Safety
Obianuju Nsofor (.pdf), Ph.D., Division of Plant and Dairy Food Safety, CFSAN FDA
Tim Stubbs, Vice President-Product Research, Dairy Research Institute

PANEL ON PREVENTIVE CONTROLS SUMMIT

Need for Validation and Verification
Kevin Waters, Ph.D., President and CEO, The National Food Lab
White Paper
Jeff Barach, Ph.D., Barach Enterprises LLC

PANEL ON PROPOSED RULE – INTENTIONAL CONTAMINATION

Proposed Rule to Protect Food against Intentional Adulteration
Ryan Newkirk, Ph.D., Policy Analyst, Food Defense and Emergency Coordination Staff, Office of Analytics and Outreach, CFSAN FDA

2014 Annual Meeting

September 16-17, 2014
Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge
Burr Ridge, IL

Tuesday September 16, 2014

Welcoming Remarks and IFSH Update
Robert Brackett, Ph.D., Vice President, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)

Chemical Food Safety Review Outcomes
Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., Senior Advisor for Toxicology, CFSAN FDA

Wednesday, September 17, 2014


Thermal resistance of Salmonella and STEC in low water activity foods
Elizabeth Grasso, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, IIT IFSH

Mechanisms of Salmonella survival in peanut butter and attachment to fresh produce
Wei Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, IIT IFSH

Past Projects
Mary Lou Tortorello, Ph.D., Branch Chief, Food Technology Branch, CFSAN FDA
Lauren Jackson, Ph.D., Acting Branch Chief, Process Engineering Branch, CFSAN FDA

Future Collaborative Vision
Palmer Orlandi, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, FDA