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Misc. News : Non-food Things Last Updated: Apr 20, 2011 - 9:38:09 AM


Who's minding the store - a food safety conference planned
By Marler Clark LLP
Feb 25, 2008 - 12:28:22 PM

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Few subjects draw more immediate attention or concern than the safety of the food we eat. Recent years have seen a plethora of food warnings and recalls, raising new questions about the quality and integrity of our existing system for assuring food safety. In addition to explaining how our present system works, national and international experts on food safety will discuss how changing consumer preferences affect the development and distribution of food, examine whether federal, state and industry oversight roles are changing, and explore how regulatory and judicial processes can be most efficiently balanced.

When:

April 11 & 12, 2008
Friday ~ 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday ~ 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where:

Seattle University School of Law

Registration:

Register On-line or Register by Mail

Friday Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Governor Christine Gregoire

Featured speakers
Richard Raymond, MD, Under Secretary for Food Safety, USDA FSIS

Patricia Griffin, MD, Chief, Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

International panelists
Liu Zhouhui, Deputy Director General of Certification and Accreditation Administration, People’s Republic of China

Jorgen Schlundt, Director, Department of Food Safety, Zoonoses and Foodborne Diseases; Acting Director, Department of Nutrition in Health and Development, World Health Organization

Canice Nolan PhD, First Counselor, Food Safety, Health, Consumer Affairs, Delegation of the European Commission, Washington DC

Chris Griffith PhD, Professor, Head Food Research and Consultancy Unit, University of Wales Institute-Cardiff

Deon Mahoney, Principal Microbiologist, Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Who should attend:

·   Food Industry Professionals

·   Regulators and Policy Makers

·   Consumer Advocates

·   Plaintiff & Defense Attorneys

·   Public Interest Representatives

For a detailed agenda and complete list of speakers, click here to see the Conference Flyer or go to www.law.seattleu.edu/cle /archive/2008/foodsafetyflyer .pdf.

Presented by:
Seattle University School of Law, Continuing Education Program

Organized and Co-sponsored by:
William D. Marler, Marler Clark LLP PS and Ken Odza, Stoel Rives LLP







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