Managing the Risk of Foodborne Hazards: STECs and Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens

Date: January 25, 2011

Location:
The Pew Charitable Trusts
901 E. St NW

DC, Washington 20004

Description:

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) are co-hosting a one-day conference titled, Managing the Risk of Foodborne Hazards: STECs and Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens, in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, January 25, 2011. 

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Keynote Speakers
Elisabeth Hagen, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Danilo Lo Fo Wong, World Health Organization 
Michael Taylor, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens
Stuart Levy, Center for Adaptation Genetics and Drug Resistance, Tufts University School of Medicine, Alliance for Prudent Use of Antibiotics  

History of Antibiotic-Resistant Outbreaks in the U.S.
Caroline Smith DeWaal, Center for Science in the Public Interest

The Public Health Impact of Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens in Food
Moderator: Craig Hedberg, University of Minnesota
Lance Price, Translational Genomics Research Institute
Henrik Wegener, Technical University of Denmark
Qijing Zhang, Iowa State University

Strategies for Risk Management
Moderator: Gail Hansen, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Scott Brown, Pfizer Animal Health
H. Morgan Scott, Kansas State University
Henrik Wegener, Technical University of Denmark

State of the Science - Knowledge and Gaps on STECs
Patricia Griffin, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Public Health Impact of STECs in Food
Moderator: Nancy Donley, STOP - Safe Tables Our Priority
Peter Gerner-Smidt, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Craig Hedberg, University of Minnesota
William Marler, Marler Clark LLP, PS

Strategies for Risk Management
Moderator: H. Morgan Scott, Kansas State University
Dane Bernard, Keystone Foods LLC
Jeff LeJeune, The Ohio State University

Enhancing the Collaborative Response to Foodborne Hazards
Moderator: Caroline Smith DeWaal, Center for Science in the Public Interest
Sandra Eskin, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Michael Robach, Cargill, Inc.
Mary Torrence, U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

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