Way Before The Fork
Way before the fork: Impact of pre-harvest management programs and supply chain influences on the control of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli contamination in beef was a symposia at the annual meeting of the International Association for Food Protection in Anaheim, Calif. The checkoff’s research team helped organize and moderate this symposium, and several speakers presented data from checkoff-funded research. This annual event has become the leading meeting concerned with the protection of the worldwide food supply. More than 1,800 of the top industry, academic and government food safety professionals attended, including a broad mix of professionals in quality control, processing operations, regulatory inspections, consulting groups, risk assessment, research and development, microbiological research, plant management, technical services and HACCP management. For more on beef safety research, visit Beef Safety.