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  • Institute for Food Safety

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 | 12:00 to 1:00 pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Join us for the next general session of Food Industry Virtual Office Hours! This session will focus on environmental contaminants and food safety. Dr. Paul South (Director of the Division of Plant Products and Beverages in the Office of Food Safety at FDA CFSAN) will present on the FDA's "Closer to Zero" initiative and recent draft guidance on action levels for lead in baby food and food for young children. Following this short presentation, Dr. South will join a panel of experts from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and Cornell University to address your questions on chemical contaminants and food safety during a moderated Q&A.

Food Industry Virtual Office Hours are hosted in collaboration with the New York Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence and the IFS@CU.

Intended Audience: Open to anyone in the food industry from farm to fork.
Cost: Free
Registration Required: cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtf-ioqjguHdGKiAz5o707O--Y-eLMD-zy
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information to join the session.

Subject Matter Experts who will Address Questions

Cornell University Panelists:

  • Sam Alcaine, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Food Science (Moderator)
  • Elizabeth Bihn, Ph.D., Senior Extension Associate of Food Science
  • Olga Padilla-Zakour, Ph.D., Professor of Food Science
  • Randy Worobo, Ph.D., Professor of Food Science

Invited External Panelists:

  • Maria Ishida, Ph.D., Director of the Food Laboratory, New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets
  • Paul South, Ph.D., Director of the Division of Plant Products and Beverages in the Office of Food Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Jennifer Trodden, M.S., CSP, Deputy Commissioner, New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets

Date & Time

March 28, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Laptop open during Zoom meeting

More information about this event.

Contact Information

Beth Demmings, Ph.D.

  • foodsafety [at] cornell.edu

Speaker

Departments

Institute for Food Safety

New York Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence

Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University (IFS@CU)

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