Several hundred food safety professionals attended the education program and opening day keynote at the Food Safety Summit Conference & Expo with a common theme of the importance of collaboration of industry and regulators. The trade show and conference is taking place through 5:30 pm today at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL with education session, beginning at 8:00 am this morning. To access the conference program visit Below are highlights from the Summit.

Michael Taylor, former Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and current board co-chair of STOP Foodborne Illness discusses the alignment of government, industry and consumers to implement modern practices to prevent foodborne illness without waiting for the next food safety crisis to strike. 

The expo hall also featured the Community Hub which is designed for attendees to meet with subject matter experts from the Summit speaker faculty, including Gary Ades, President, G&L Consulting Group and Chair of the Food Safety Summit Educational Advisory Board. 

The Food Safety Summit is taking place from May 6-9, 2019 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Stay on top of everything going on in the conference sessions, on the show floor and during the networking events by downloading the Mobile App. The Food Safety Summit is produced by BNP Media (

Source: Food Safety Summit