Saturday, June 22, 2019

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Workshops 

8:00AM – 12:00PM – Environmental Sampling as a Tool for Solving Outbreaks at the Retail Food Level (*Must Be Pre-registered)

  • Steven Mandernach, Executive Director, Association of Food and Drug Officials
  • Beth Wittry, Environmental Health Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Adam Kramer, ScD, MPH, RS, Environmental Health Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Douglas (DJ) Irving, EHS-Net Food Coordinator, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Danny Ripley, Environmental Health Specialist, Metro Nashville Public Health Department
  • Yvonne Salfinger, Project Manager, Laboratory Accreditation, Association of Food and Drug Officials

8:00AM – 12:00PM – Food Processing Sanitation: Principles and Practices to Reduce Food Safety Risks

  • Robert Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Extension Food Microbiologist, Department of Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech
  • Joell Eifert, Director Food Innovations Program, Virginia Tech

8:00AM – 12:00PM – Drugs and Biologics: Are you Gambling with your next Inspection? Improving the Odds of a Favorable Outcome

  • Julie Larsen, Principal, Director of Inspection Readiness, BioTeknica

9:00AM – 12:00PM – Communications Workshop – Tools You Can Use to Inspire and Influence Those Inside and Outside Your
Organization

  • Nancy Singer, President, Compliance-Alliance
  • Brenda Morris, Division of Food Safety, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Representatives from the Alumni Committee

12:30PM – 2:00PM – Food Committee 

The Laboratory Flexible Funding Model (LFFM) is finalized, but what does that mean to stakeholders? This presentation will cover which grants are involved, pertinent changes and next steps in the funding process.

  • Erin Woodom-Coleman, Consumer Safety Officer, U.S Food and Drug Administration

Partnership for Food Protection Update

  • Barbara Cassens, Director, Office of Partnerships, Office of Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Pat Kennelly, Program Director, Association of Food and Drug Officials

National Food Safety Data Exchange (NFSDX) Update

  • Matthew Colson, AFDOSS President and Bureau Chief, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

 

12:30PM – 3:00PM – Drug and Device Committee 

Welcome and Committee Updates

  • Dennis Baker, Co-Chairperson, Retired, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

DDC Program Agenda

  • Nancy Singer, President, Compliance-Alliance, LLC Opioid Resolution
  • Cynthia Culmo, Principal Consultant, CC Consulting

Introduction of New Chairpersons and Upcoming Year’s Committee Charges

  • Dennis Baker, Co-Chairperson, Retired, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Canada’s New Medical Device Initiatives

2:00PM – 3:15Pm – Lab, Science & Technology Committee

Committee updates by Committee Co-Chairs

  • Richelle Richter, Supervisory Microbiologist, Pacific Southwest Food and Feed Lab, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Sally Flowers, Laboratory Administrator, Nebraska Department of Agriculture
  • Maria Ishida, Director, Food Laboratory, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
  • Yvonne Salfinger, Project Manager, Laboratory Accreditation, Association of Food and Drug Officials

Laboratory Flexible Funding Model: The Future of FDA Funding for Food/Feed Testing Labs

The Laboratory Flexible Funding Model (LFFM) is finalized, but what does that mean to stakeholders? This presentation will cover which grants are involved, pertinent changes and next steps in the funding process.

  • Erin Woodom-Coleman, Consumer Safety Officer, U.S Food and Drug Administration

NYSDAM Mutual Reliance Pilot – Lab Update

An update will be given on the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets/FDA Mutual Reliance Project

  • Maria Ishida, Director, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Food Laboratory Division

2:00PM – 3:15Pm – Package Labeling Ad Hoc Committee 

  • Chairperson – Dr. Matthew Curran, Director, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

2:00PM – 3:15PM – Food Protection & Defense Committee 

Food Defense at Super Bowl

  • Venessa Sims, Director of Emergency Management, Georgia Department of Agriculture

Updates on Intentional Adulteration Rule

  • Colin Barthel, Office of Food Defense, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Committee Business Meeting

3:30PM – 5:30PM Retail Food Committee

Welcome from Committee Chairpersons

  • Angela Montalbano, Supervising Food Inspector, New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets
  • Elizabeth Nutt, Division Chief, Environmental Public Health, TulsaHealth Department
  • Adam Inman, Assistant Program Manager, Kansas Department of Agriculture

Behavior-based Food Safety Training

  • Robert Mancini, Environmental Health Officer, Government of Canada

VNRFPS Grant Funding Today and the Future

  • Barbara Kitay, REHS, CSO, Retail Food Program Specialist, Division of Standards Implementation, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Conference for Food Protection Update

  • David Lawrence, Environmental Health Specialist III, Fairfax County Health Department, Virginia

3:30PM – 5:00PM – Cannabis Committee

Edible Cannabis Products: An analysis of current best practices in the United States

  • Aurash Jason Soroosh, MSPH, Cannabis Infused Product Safety Analyst, Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission, Maryland Department of Health

Update on Cannabis and Hemp Bill in 2019

  • Doug Farquhar, J.D., National Conference for State Legislatures

ASTM International Cannabis Standard

  • Lezli Engelking, Founder & CEO, FOCUS: The Cannabis Health and Safety Organization

3:30PM – 4:45PM – Seafood Committee

Welcome by Chairpersons

  • Courtney Mickiewicz, Regional Manager, Virginia Department of  Agriculture & Consumer Services
  • Matthew Coleman, Environmental Administrator, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

AFDO Guidance Document – Cured, Salted, and Smoked Fish Guidelines

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

Utilizing the Hazards Guide for Retail Sushi Inspections

  • Eugene Evans, Food Inspector, New York Department of Agriculture and Markets

Cellular-grown Seafood

  • Jeremiah Fasano, Consumer Safety Officer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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