Leading Industry and Government Food Safety Experts To Address Food Safety Summit April 17-18, Washington D.C.

USDA Sec. Ann Veneman, FDA-CFSAN Joe Levitt Are Keynoters



Apr 13, 2001, 01:00 ET from National Food Processors Association

    WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading authorities from government,
 industry and academia will address emerging food safety technologies and
 policies during the Food Safety Summit & Expo, April 16-18, 2001 at the
 Wardman Park Hotel in Washington D.C.  As a Summit co-sponsor, NFPA has
 highlighted events below featuring major public officials and NFPA experts:
 
     Keynote Speaker -- Ann M. Veneman, Secretary of the U.S. Department of
     Agriculture Wednesday April 18 at 10:15 a.m., Cotillion Ballroom,
     Wardman Park Hotel, Washington D.C.
 
     Keynote Speaker -- Joe Levitt, Director, FDA-Center for Food Safety &
     Applied Nutrition Tuesday April 17 at 3:15 p.m., Cotillion Ballroom,
     Wardman Park Hotel, Washington D.C.
 
     Educational Workshop -- "Food Safety Sherlocks" NFPA's comprehensive
     claims handling.  Featuring Bob Callaway, Director NFPA Claims Lab; Liza
     Assatourians, Esq., NFPA Senior Claims Counsel; Jim Charbonneau, Ph.D.,
     NFPA Principal Scientist. Tuesday April 17 at 3:30 p.m., Cotillion South,
     Wardman Park Hotel, Washington D.C.
 
     Educational Workshop -- "Supplier Quality Auditing," NFPA's new Supplier
     Audits for Food Excellence -- "SAFE" Program.  Featuring Kelly Johnston,
     NFPA Executive Vice President for Government and Communications.
     Tuesday April 17 at 3:30 p.m., Balcony A, Wardman Park Hotel, Washington
     D.C.
 
     NFPA Laboratory Tour -- Open to Media
     Tuesday April 17 at 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Buses depart Marriott at 5:45 p.m.
     The NFPA offices and labs are at 1350 I Street, N.W. Suite 300,
     Washington, D.C. 20005.
 
     For more information about the Food Safety Summit & Expo:
 http://www.foodsafetysummit.com .
 
     NFPA is the voice of the $460 billion food processing industry on
 scientific and public policy issues involving food safety, nutrition,
 technical and regulatory matters and consumer affairs.
     For more information on this issue, contact Libby Mikesell, NFPA's Senior
 Director of Communications, at 202-639-5919, or visit NFPA's Website at
 http://www.nfpa-food.org .
 
 

SOURCE National Food Processors Association
    WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading authorities from government,
 industry and academia will address emerging food safety technologies and
 policies during the Food Safety Summit & Expo, April 16-18, 2001 at the
 Wardman Park Hotel in Washington D.C.  As a Summit co-sponsor, NFPA has
 highlighted events below featuring major public officials and NFPA experts:
 
     Keynote Speaker -- Ann M. Veneman, Secretary of the U.S. Department of
     Agriculture Wednesday April 18 at 10:15 a.m., Cotillion Ballroom,
     Wardman Park Hotel, Washington D.C.
 
     Keynote Speaker -- Joe Levitt, Director, FDA-Center for Food Safety &
     Applied Nutrition Tuesday April 17 at 3:15 p.m., Cotillion Ballroom,
     Wardman Park Hotel, Washington D.C.
 
     Educational Workshop -- "Food Safety Sherlocks" NFPA's comprehensive
     claims handling.  Featuring Bob Callaway, Director NFPA Claims Lab; Liza
     Assatourians, Esq., NFPA Senior Claims Counsel; Jim Charbonneau, Ph.D.,
     NFPA Principal Scientist. Tuesday April 17 at 3:30 p.m., Cotillion South,
     Wardman Park Hotel, Washington D.C.
 
     Educational Workshop -- "Supplier Quality Auditing," NFPA's new Supplier
     Audits for Food Excellence -- "SAFE" Program.  Featuring Kelly Johnston,
     NFPA Executive Vice President for Government and Communications.
     Tuesday April 17 at 3:30 p.m., Balcony A, Wardman Park Hotel, Washington
     D.C.
 
     NFPA Laboratory Tour -- Open to Media
     Tuesday April 17 at 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Buses depart Marriott at 5:45 p.m.
     The NFPA offices and labs are at 1350 I Street, N.W. Suite 300,
     Washington, D.C. 20005.
 
     For more information about the Food Safety Summit & Expo:
 http://www.foodsafetysummit.com .
 
     NFPA is the voice of the $460 billion food processing industry on
 scientific and public policy issues involving food safety, nutrition,
 technical and regulatory matters and consumer affairs.
     For more information on this issue, contact Libby Mikesell, NFPA's Senior
 Director of Communications, at 202-639-5919, or visit NFPA's Website at
 http://www.nfpa-food.org .
 
 SOURCE  National Food Processors Association