April 28, 2016

WG Staff Updates on FSMA and AgTech at Food Safety Summit

Western Growers members are invited to attend the 2016 Western Food Safety Summit on May 4-5 to learn key strategies needed to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Hosted at Hartnell College in Salinas, Calif., the summit will feature presentations from some of the nation’s top food safety experts. WG’s Science & Technology will be among the prestigious speakers; Hank Giclas—WG’s Sr. Vice President, Strategic Planning, Science & Technology—will speak about agricultural technology and innovation as it relates to food safety and Sonia Salas—WG’s Director, Science & Technology—will be discussing next steps and key considerations to implement FSMA regulations.

Participants will also have the opportunity to select from 20 smaller breakout sessions to discuss specific aspects applicable to their operations, to learn and practice tools for compliance and to seek science-based answers to their pressing FSMA questions.

Date: Wednesday, May 4 – Thursday, May 5, 2016
Location: Hartnell College – Main Campus
Performing Arts Center Mainstage Theater, Building K
411 Central Ave., Salinas, CA
Registration Fee: $225 (fee includes all course materials, breakfasts and lunches)
Register Online at: https://give.hartnell.edu/summit

For more information, please visit the Western Food Safety Summit website or contact Sonia Salas at (949) 885-2251.