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Special Dairy Foods Industry Virtual Office Hours

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm MDT

Join us this week as the Cornell Food Safety Extension Team hosts Food Industry Virtual Office Hours. The first session will focus on the dairy foods industry and the second will be a general food industry session. Visit our   to find out about upcoming sessions.

Special Dairy Foods Industry Virtual Office Hours

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (EDT)

Do you have questions about how the COVID-19 outbreak might impact your dairy processing operation?  If so, please join the [email protected] for Dairy Foods Industry Virtual Office Hours on May 5 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (EDT).

Cornell University dairy foods safety faculty will facilitate this session in collaboration with the Dairy Foods Research Centers, the National Dairy Council and the New York Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence. Colleagues from the Center for Dairy Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Delaware, Utah State University, Commercial Quality and Food Safety Solutions, Inc., Dairy Management Inc., Ecolab, Inc., the International Dairy Foods Association, and Matrix Sciences International, Inc. will join the panel.

During this session you can speak directly to the panel of experts to address your questions related to COVID-19. Dairy Foods Industry Virtual Office Hours are free and open to anyone in the food industry from farm to fork. Registration for this event is required.  

You may submit questions when you register, email them in advance to [email protected], or ask them live during the session.

Cornell University:
Dr. Sam Alcaine, Assistant Professor in Food Science
Mr. Rob Ralyea, M.S., Senior Dairy Extension Associate
Dr. Aljosa Trmcic, Dairy Extension Associate
Dr. Martin Wiedmann, Gellert Family Professor in Food Safety
Dr. Chris Wolf, Professor in Applied Economics and Policy

University of Delaware: Dr. Kalmia Kniel, Professor of Animal and Food Sciences

University of Wisconsin, Madison: Ms. Marianne Smukowski, Outreach Program Manager, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Utah State University: Dr. Taylor Oberg, Assistant Professor in Food Safety

Commercial Quality and Food Safety Solutions, Inc.: Mr. Dave Cook, M.B.A., President

Dairy Management Inc.: Mr. Tim Stubbs, CFS, Vice President Product Research and Food Safety

Ecolab, Inc.: Dr. Ruth Petran, Senior Corporate Scientist in Food Safety & Public Health

International Dairy Foods Association:Mr. John Allan, M.S., Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and International Standards

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