WSU sponsors food safety conference

The Northwest Food Safety Consortium, a group of Washington State University and University of Idaho faculty working in food safety education and research, plans its 6th annual Food Safety Farm to Table Conference for May 27 and 28 at the University Inn in Moscow, Idaho.

Topics for the conference, sponsored by Washington State University Cooperative Extension, include pathogens, antimicrobial resistance, food processing plant technological advances, risk assessment, hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) plans and fresh produce, community based food safety intervention, nutraceuticals, herbs, and endocrine disruptor chemicals.

Conference registration, which includes all meeting sessions, a WSU Alumni Centre reception the night of May 27, luncheons, and refreshment breaks for both days, is $135. Preregistration for the conference is required. Registrations received after May 8 will be charged an additional $15 late fee.

More information and a schedule of events may be obtained from Chris Eder at (509) 335-2954 or E-mail at

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