Conference on Emerging Foodborne Pathogens - USA

The Buchanan's 4ducks at voicenet.com
Wed Feb 19 21:14:15 EST 1997

For anyone interested in emerging pathogens and microbial food safety
issues, the following conference will be of interest.

Bob Buchanan
USDA ARS Eastern Regional Research Center.


To be held March 24-26, 1997 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel at Mark
Center in Alexandria, Virginia, USA

The conference is organized by the International Life Sciences
Institute (ILSI), ILSI North America Technical Committee on Food
Microbiology, The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
U.S. Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration,
in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the
United Nations, and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health
Organization.  The conference will review the lessons learned and
knowledge gained concerning the emergence/reemergence and
dissemination of food-related microbial threats to health: identify
factors that foster emergence/reemergence and dissemination of these
hazards; identify scientific and food safety strategies to address
emerging foodborne microbial hazards, and identify future research

The conference will be of special interest to food protection and
public health professionals, including microbiologists,
epidemiologists, physicians, and health policy makers; industry,
academic, and government researchers; and other interested in
microbial food safety hazards. 

To receive program and registration information, contact:
	Ms. Diane Dalisera
	Emerging Foodborne Pathogens Conference
	International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI)
	1126 Sixteenth Street, NW
	Washington, DC, USA 20036-4810

	Telephone: 1-202-659-0074
	Fax: 1-202-659-3859
	e-mail: meetings at dc.ilsi.org

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