Food safety to feature at 2017 Process Expo

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Process Expo and Food Safety Summit Conference & Expo have partnered to look at areas such as food safety.

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) updates, HACCP training, Listeria, traceability, environmental monitoring, food fraud, auditing, allergen and pest management will be addressed at the 2017 Process Expo.

The food safety educational track, sponsored by The Food Safety Summit, will feature experts to help manufacturers and processors gain insight on how to respond to issues and challenges.

It will offer six one-hour presentations for attendees to learn about breakthroughs and gain insight into potential solutions.

Registration is open at​ and complimentary registration for the trade show and conference, which includes the food safety educational track, is available until November 30 with code: PE17AE19.

Process Expo takes place September 19-22 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Tom Kittle, chairman of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) and president of Handtmann and Handtmann Canada, said it plans to offer courses as well as HACCP Certification training.

"Food safety is so important to all food processors and we are thrilled to have the Food Safety Summit sponsor our food safety educational track to offer our attendees and exhibitors access to subject matter experts on important topics like FSMA, Listeria, food defense, traceability and state regulations.”

The 2017 Food Safety Summit is May 8-11 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Cente in Illinois.

"Advancements in the food processing industry and new food safety regulations make it critical for food processors to understand these topics, we look forward to bringing the most up to date information to Process Expo attendees and exhibitors​," said Scott Wolters, director of Food Safety Summit.

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