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Food Industry Virtual Office Hours

April 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm MDT

Food Industry Virtual Office Hours

Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (EDT)


Join us for our weekly Q&A and facilitated discussions during our online Food Industry Virtual Office Hours. Speak directly to Cornell University food safety experts in dairy, fresh fruits and vegetables, and processed foods and beverages. To expand our reach, we have invited panelists with expertise in virology, cleaning and sanitation, and food safety culture and business continuity planning.


Food Industry Virtual Office Hours are free and open to anyone in the food industry from farm to fork. Registration for this event is not required. See below for information to join the sessions.


You can submit questions in advance to [email protected] or you can ask them live during the office hours. You can also find  frequently asked questions (FAQs) from previous sessions posted on our website.


Faculty Panelists:
Dr. Sam Alcaine, Assistant Professor

Dr. Elizabeth Bihn, Senior Extension Associate

Dr. Olga Padilla-Zakour, Professor

Mr. Rob Ralyea, M.S., Senior Extension Associate

Dr. Aljosa Trmcic, Extension Associate

Dr. Martin Wiedmann, Gellert Family Professor in Food Safety

Dr. Randy Worobo, Professor


Invited Panelists:
Dr. Kalmia Kniel, Professor of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Delaware
Dr. Ruth Petran, Senior Corporate Scientist, Food Safety & Public Health, Ecolab, Inc.

Ms. Melanie Neumann, J.D., M.S., Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Matrix Sciences International


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