AFDO Educational Conference presentations


Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Atlanta, Georgia

Retail Sessions

8:00AM – 10:00AM

Prepare for the Wurst – Hazards and Controls for Charcuterie at Retail

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10:30AM – 11:15AM

Food in a Tub – Managing the Hazards and Controls for Sous Vide

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11:00AM – 12:00PM

What in the KIMCHEE is that ???

Presenters:

  • Sharon Thompson, DVM, MPH, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness and Co-Director, TN Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence
  • Download presentation by Sharon Thompson

Cannabis Sessions

8:00AM – 8:30AM

What’s New with Cannabis from Laws to Inhalers

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8:45PM – 9:30PM

Sensors, Safeguards, and Safety: Death by Chocolate

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9:30PM – 10:00AM

Health Canada Update on Cannabis Legalization *PDF of presentation available upon request

Presenters:

  • Andrea Budgell, Acting Director, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, Controlled Substances and Cannabis Branch, Health Canada

10:30AM – 11:00AM

How do I Test those Brownies? Developing Laboratory Methods for Cannabis Edibles

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11:00AM – 12:00PM

Hemp and the Farm Bill

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  • Jonathan Miller, Esquire, Frost, Brown and Todd, LLC
  • Erin Williams, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Policy, Planning and Research Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Foodborne Illness Sessions

1:00PM – 1:45PM

CDC Update on Food Safety: Whole Genome Sequencing and Other Advances

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1:45PM – 2:30PM

FDA and USDA Outbreaks and Lessons Learned

FSIS OUTBREAK INVESTIGATIONS AND LESSONS LEARNED

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TOP TEN THINGS I’VE LEARNED IN MY FIRST TWO YEARS AT FDA CORE

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2:45PM – 3:00PM

New CIFOR (Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response) Guidelines

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  • Adam Kramer, Environmental Health Officer, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Lisa Hainstock, R.S., Food Safety Specialist, Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development

3:00PM – 4:15PM

How Do We Reduce Illness?

PREVENTION

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OUTBREAKS
CYCLOSPORA OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION METHODS

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SALMONELLA OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION METHODS

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E-COLI OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION METHODS

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  • Douglas (DJ) Irving, EHS-Net Food Coordinator, Tennessee Department of Health
NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION METHODS

Presenters:

  • Aron Hall, Epidemiologist, Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4:15PM

Closing Remarks

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