2017 Food Safety & Defense Conference

Thanks to all who attended the 2017 Food Safety & Defense Conference

This event was hosted on Tues., April 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the  Cobb Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339. See the event agenda here.


Be on the lookout for updates and news about future meetings and training opportunities here on this website, or reach out to jessica.badour@agr.georgia.gov to request being added to the task force's mailing list to ensure you get immediate updates as they become available!

Who should attend this annual event? Manufacturers/processors, retailers, industry associations and their membership; wholesalers and distributors; regulators on the local, state and federal level; academia and other with a vested interest in food safety and defense here in Georgia, regionally and nationally. This conference is designed for everyone from the boots-on-the-ground level to leadership and upper management.

How much does it cost? There are no attendance fees to participate in this, or similar events, hosted by the task force. Registration is open without cost thanks to a cooperative agreement from the FDA, which funds event costs. 

This event was hosted by Georgia's Food Safety & Defense Task Force (GaFSTF) in conjunction with the Georgia Food & Feed Rapid Response Team (GaRRT). 

Have questions? Contact jessica.badour@agr.georgia.gov.

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