Each year, the International Association for Food Protection hosts an Annual Meeting, providing attendees with information on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, innovative solutions to new and recurring problems, and the opportunity to network with thousands of food safety professionals from around the globe. Held in various locations throughout North America, this meeting has grown over the years to become the leading food safety conference worldwide.
The IAFP Annual Meeting is attended by more than 3,000 of the top industry, academic and governmental food safety professionals from six continents. This renowned event owes its reputation and success to the quantity, quality and diversity of each year’s program; the quality and relevance of exhibits sharing the latest in available technologies; leading experts speaking on a variety of timely topics; and special recognition of outstanding professionals and students for their contributions in the food safety field.
For more information: https://www.foodprotection.org/annualmeeting/
Nelson-Jameson is hitting the road later this month to take part in the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting July 25-28th at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. You’ll find we’re firmly planted in all parts of your plant when it comes to food safety and other needs for your food operation.
This year stop by to say “Hello” to Jess, Fritz, Barb, and Mat in Booth #422 and check out an array of products and services including: color-coded products, metal-detectable products, allergen testing supplies, MadgeTech temperature data loggers, 3M Food Safety and Personal Safety products, Vikan UST brushes, tank cleaning technology, and much more!
Be sure to ask for your free potted plant kit giveaway when you stop by to learn how Nelson-Jameson can help you grow your business (check out “Fern Armisun” – pictured). We’ll look forward to seeing you in beautiful Portland!
Dr. Keith R. Schneider
Source: University of Florida
Nelson-Jameson was once again proud to award The Elmer Marth Educator Award at the International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting in August. This $1,500 honorarium award recognizes an active IAFP Member for dedicated and exceptional contributions to the profession of the Educator.
Dr. Keith R. Schneider, Professor and Extension Specialist in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida in Gainesville, is the recipient of this year’s Elmer Marth Educator Award. His responsibilities at the University of Florida include courses in Food Safety & Sanitation and Current Issues in Food Safety, as well as lecturing in Food Safety Systems, Industrial Food Fermentations, Food Toxicology, Graduate Research Planning and Food Product Development.
In addition to teaching, Dr. Schneider is a student advisor, co-developer of an online food safety program, and microbial food safety researcher. His numerous publications, workbooks, fact sheets, DVDs, and other education materials demonstrate his efforts to support food safety outreach.
Dr. Schneider has been a member of IAFP for almost 20 years – we congratulate him on this award and his dedication to food safety education.
IAFP (International Association for Food Protection) Annual Meeting will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana; August 3-6, 2014. As always, Nelson-Jameson will be attending. The conference’s various educational symposiums provide information on current and emerging food safety issues, solutions to new and reoccurring problems, and the opportunity to network with other food safety professionals from around the world.
With thousands in attendance this has become one of the leading food safety conferences worldwide. On Sunday through Tuesday hundreds of exhibitors will be featuring items that represent the latest in cutting-edge innovations in food safety-technology.
At our booth we are excited to show the attendees some of the following items: Thermo-Buttons (small, accurate data loggers to measure temperatures anywhere in the plant, lab or trucks), the Check-Set™Thermometer Calibrator (used to verify the temperature reading of any of your thermometers), allergen test kits (quick, easy and accurate), the newly expanded metal detectable offering, and the wide array of color-coded items with the new mystery color to unveil (you will have to stop by our booth, #379, to see what that is).
Dates and locations to keep in mind for future IAFP meetings; July 25-July 28, 2015 held in Portland, Oregon and July 31 – August 3, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. We hope to see you at IAFP Annual Meeting in August!