The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) is a member-based association of more than 4,000 food safety professionals committed to Advancing Food Safety Worldwide® by providing an international forum to exchange information on protecting the food supply.
Every year, an annual meeting is held to educate its attendees on food safety issues, and the solutions to these current and arising issues. This year, the IAFP 2017 Annual Meeting with be held at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.
Nelson-Jameson, Inc. will once again be attending this year. Come visit us at Booth #501.
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.