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Food Allergy Conference Announced

Thursday, September 24, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Food Research Institute and the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute for Food Safety and Health are hosting a food allergy conference October 14-15, 2015, in Burr Ridge, Illinois. The conference will convene researchers, subject matter experts and stakeholders from government, the food industry, food service groups and consumer/community groups to discuss issues associated with food allergens, summarize research findings and showcase best practices in managing allergen risks at various stages of the food chain, including food manufacture, storage, shipping, preparation and at consumption. The event meeting will identify gaps in assessing, managing and communicating the risks associated with food allergens, and recommend ways to build and strengthen education and outreach efforts to better protect consumers with food allergies. To register to attend the conference, click here. The full program agenda is available here.

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