AFDO Educational Conference presentations


Sunday, June 23, 2019

Atlanta, Georgia

8:00AM – 11:15AM

IFPTI Fellow Presentations

THE KNOWLEDGE, PRACTICES, AND PERCEPTIONS OF FOOD SAFETY BY COMMERCIAL AQUAPONIC GROWERS OF FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

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REGULATING BREWERIES WITH TAPROOMS IN THE MIDWESTERN UNITED STATES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF THE CHALLENGES FACED BY REGULATORS IN UNDERSTANDING THIS INDUSTRY

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REFRIGERATED AND FROZEN PET FOOD AT RETAIL: ESTIMATING CERTAIN RISK FACTORS AND ANALYZING REGULATORY AUTHORITY

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FOODBORNE ILLNESS RISKS IN IOWA AGRITOURISM

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STATE REGULATORY REGIMES RELATIVE TO RETAIL FOOD TRANSPORTATION IN THE UNITED STATES

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WEATHER EFFECTS ON THE PRESENCE OF E. COLI IN SURFACE WATERS OF OKLAHOMA AND IMPLICATIONS FOR PRODUCE SAFETY

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AN ANALYSIS OF RISK FACTOR VIOLATIONS ON HIGH RISK MOBILE FOOD TRUCKS IN SUFFOLK COUNTY NEW YORK

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EXAMINING THE COMPLIANCE WITH PROPER COOLING PROTOCOLS AMONGST PRIVATELY-OWNED RESTAURANTS IN NEVADA

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AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF FINISHED PRODUCT TESTING IN GEORGIA

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CONTRIBUTING FACTORS IN FOODBORNE ILLNESSES LINKED TO MANUFACTURED FOODS

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EVALUATION OF TRAINING PROCEDURES AND KNOWLEDGE BASE OF FOOD HANDLERS

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USING DIRECT-READING AND RAPID-TEST METHODS TO VALIDATE FSMA PREVENTIVE CONTROL REQUIREMENTS IN MARYLAND HIGH-RISK FIRMS

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8:00AM – 10:30AM

Industry Associate Membership Committee

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
RECALL WORKGROUP UPDATE

Presenters:

  • Jennifer Pierquet, Project Manager, Association of Food and Drug Officials
  • Steven Mandernach, Executive Director, Association of Food and Drug Officials
HEALTH CANADA UPDATE ON CANNABIS REGULATIONS

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CBD LABORATORY CHALLENGES

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Partners with a Common Purpose Update

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  • Mick Miklos, Program Director, Member Engagement, National Restaurant Association
  • Dionne Crawford, Manager of US Restaurant Food Safety, McDonald’s Corporation
NEXT STEPS AND WRAP UP

11:30AM – 12:30PM

Laws and Regulations Committee

RECALL WORKGROUP UPDATE

Presenters:

  • Steven Mandernach, Executive Director, Association of Food andDrug Officials
  • Jennifer Pierquet, Project Manager, Association of Food and Drug Officials
WHAT’S NEW WITH FOOD

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11:30PM – 12:30PM

Professional Development Committee

12:30PM – 1:30PM

Foodborne Outbreak & Emergency Response Committee

COMMITTEE OVERVIEW AND UPDATE

Presenters:

  • Alida Sorenson, Response and Recall Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
  • Karen Blickenstaff, Team Lead, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
MICHIGAN’S POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES (PFAS) INITIATIVE

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MISSOURI RESPONSE TO HIGH NITRATES IN SORGHUM

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MY MEAL DETECTIVE – VIRGINIA’S SUSPECTED FOODBORNE ILLNESS MEAL DETECTIVE SURVEILLANCE APP

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12:30PM – 3:30PM

Body-Art Committee

COMMITTEE OVERVIEW AND UPDATE

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PIERCING TRAINING PRESENTATION

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  • Steve Joyner, Association of Professional Piercers, Board of Directors, Legislation and Regulatory Affairs Committee Legislation and Regulatory Affairs, Association of Professional Piercers
  • Matt Bavougian, Association of Professional Piercers, Legislation and Regulatory Affairs Committee

12:30PM – 1:30PM

Alumni Committee

1:30PM – 3:30PM

Produce Committee

NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBAL NATIONS AND THE FSMA/PRODUCE SAFETY RULE

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  • Erin Shirl Parker, J.D., LL.M., Research Director & Staff Attorney, Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative, University of Arkansas
ON-FARM READINESS REVIEWS

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NATIONAL FARMERS UNION AND THE FSMA PRODUCE SAFETY RULE

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SOUTHERN CENTER UPDATE AND PRELIMINARY FARM INSPECTION DATA

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1:30PM – 3:30PM

International and Government Relations Committee

WELCOME AND COMMITTEE UPDATE BY CHAIRPERSONS

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  • LaTonya Mitchell, District Director I FDA Denver District, Program Division Director, Office of Human and AnimalFoods – West Division 4, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Linsey Hollett, Director, Health Product Compliance and Risk Management Regulatory Operations and Regions Branch,Health Canada
OVERSIGHT OF FOODS AT THE BORDER

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DRUG SHORTAGES – ROOT CAUSES AND STRATEGIC APPROACHES

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1:30PM – 2:30PM

Food Recovery Ad Hoc Committee

FOOD PROTECTION EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE COLLECTION AD HOC COMMITTEE

Chairperson:

  • Joseph Corby, Senior Advisor, Association of Food and Drug Officials

2:30PM – 3:30 PM

Administration Committee

2:30PM – 3:30PM

Food Protection Educational Resource Collection Ad Hoc Committee

Chairpersons:

  • Autumn Schuck, Inspection Manager, Kansas Department of Agriculture
  • Sherri Sigwarth, Food Safety Specialist, Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
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