Newark, DE (PRWEB) July 06, 2011
Produce industry members in the Ohio Valley region will have the chance to connect and network with regional buyers and suppliers and learn more about food safety risks and traceability during Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Connections: Cincinnati on July 21.
Attendees will hear from PMA’s Chief Science & Technology Officer Dr. Bob Whitaker on common food safety missteps, how to increase food safety efforts, and the latest update on food safety legislation. Joining Whitaker will be PMA’s Vice President of Supply Chain Efficiencies Ed Treacy, who will discuss the events that led up to the formation of the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI), recent developments and why traceability is so important to the produce industry. Details follow:
Event Date: Thursday, July 21, 2011
Event Time: 1:00 PM to 4:45 PM EDT
Event Location: Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, 151 W. 5th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202
For more information and registration, visit PMA’s website.
Editor’s Note: Members of the media are invited to attend with a complementary media pass.