Fresh Express to host E. coli research conference
By John Chadwell
Source of Article: http://thepacker.com/icms/_dtaa2/content/wrapper.asp?alink=2008-174351-903.asp&stype=topnews&fb=
(July 22) Fresh Express LLC,
The conference is set for Sept. 11 in
Fresh Express originally earmarked $2 million to fund nine research projects to provide prevention strategies for E. coli in leafy greens after the 2006 E. coli outbreak linked to spinach.
Michael Osterholm, director of the
Other panel members include Jeff Farrar of the California Department of Health Services; Bob Buchanan of the Food and Drug Administration; Robert Tauxe of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Bob Gravani of
The conference fee is $100, and the deadline for registering is August 10. Reservations can be made by calling 800-421-0640.
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