Connecting the Food Safety Community in Illinois
The Illinois Food Safety Symposium will be held on August 8th and 9th, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. The symposium provides a forum for the discussion of food safety issues and an opportunity for professional growth, networking and educational enrichment. It is designed for professionals in the fields of public health, agriculture, dairy, education, food service and others interested in promoting food safety and reducing the incidence of food borne illness. The following topics will be discussed: food safety, nutrition, food defense, transportation and distribution, and public health awareness.
- The Symposium initially started in the year 2000. Running for 16 years.
- The Symposium focuses on the sweeping impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
- 250-300 attendees have participated in each Symposium in prior years.
- Five Continuing Education Credits are offered each day. Ten total for both days.