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Two-Day, No-Cost Food Safety Exchange Conference

June 26–27, 2012, in Chicago

Published: Friday, May 4, 2012 - 11:14

(Mettler-Toledo: Columbus, OH) -- The Food Safety Exchange Conference, sponsored by Mettler-Toledo, will be June 26–27, 2012, in Chicago at the Crowne Plaza. This no-cost, two-day educational conference will bring together food processors, retailers, auditors, standards bodies, trade organizations, and other food-safety experts from the Midwest and beyond to network and learn more about the new food safety regulatory environment.

The conference will feature third-party expert presentations and panel discussions on current food safety issues. Confirmed speakers and panel members include:
• Patrick Bele, Bureau Veritas
• LeAnn Chuboff, Safe Quality Food Institute
• George Ganser, International Featured Standards (IFS)
• Kristie A. Grzywinski, Safe Quality Food Institute
• Jorge A. Hernandez, US Foods (FSSC 22000)
• Michael Kelty, NSF
• Jason Klinowski, associate, Freeborn & Peters LLP
• John Kukoly, British Retail Consortium (BRC)
• Steve Mange, senior counsel, Freeborn & Peters LLP
• Debbie Newslow, D. L. Newslow & Associates
• John Shapiro, partner, Freeborn & Peters LLP

There will be an all-day networking area where attendees can visit table-top exhibits and interact with leading experts on food-safety standards and programs, training opportunities, surviving audits, product inspection, hygienic equipment design, weighing and more. Attendees can also visit the Mettler Toledo Product Inspection Express, a 35-foot motor coach fully equipped with metal detection, X-ray inspection, check-weighing, and vision-inspection demonstration equipment.

Who should attend?
• Quality assurance and quality control for food safety
• Operation, production, and manufacturing
• Engineering
• Plant management
• Corporate management

Breakfast and lunch will be provided both days, and there will be an opening night reception, Tues., June 26, at 4:30 p.m. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza at a very competitive rate. Contact the hotel directly at (877) 834–3613 and mention The Food Safety Exchange.

Register online here.


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Originally known for weighing technologies, today Mettler-Toledo International Inc. is a recognized leader in the research and development of products and services in communications, optics, robotics, and other technologies as well as software to integrate these technologies into powerful laboratory, industrial, and retail solutions. Mettler-Toledo offers the most comprehensive range of services in the precision instrument industry on a global level. It is a pioneer in the field of automated chemistry and in developing automatic, accurate, dimensioning and data capture technologies for the transportation/logistics industry.