Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 21, 2011
FSNS celebrated the opening of its ISO 17025 accredited laboratory in Los Angeles, California by hosting a food safety conference followed by a laboratory tour and reception. The event which took place December 9th, included a day-long conference followed by attendees touring the new laboratory, ribbon cutting ceremony and reception. The new laboratory is located at 6281 Chalet Dr., Commerce, CA.
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., professor of animal science, Colorado State University, was the conference keynote speaker and spoke about the ‘Developing Measures of Animal Welfare’. Grandin is a best-selling author, advisor and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. She is listed in the 2010 Time 100 list of the 100 most influential people in the world in the category "Heroes."
Other industry leaders that spoke during the conference included Craig Wilson, VP, GMM Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Costco Wholesale Corporation; Gary C. Smith, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Colorado State Univ., FSNS Board Member; Samer Mohamed, General Manager, Quality Assurance, Paramount Farms; Patricia Wester, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, FSNS and Melinda Hayman, Principal Scientist, FSNS.
Gina Bellinger, President – Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) said, “We are proud of our new laboratory and its ability to provide much needed services for the Los Angeles community of growers, producers, manufacturers and processors.”
Presentations with audio will be available December 21, 2011 from the corporate web site: http://www.FSNS.com