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NM-601 - Emergency Food Protection

8th Annual Food Protection Alliance

April 17-18, 2018

Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service 4-H Center

1510 Menaul Extension NW, Albuquerque, (505) 243-1386


The agenda of the 8th Annual Food Protection Alliance is organized into sessions and discussions of several high profile current event topics and activities taking place in New Mexico and nationally.

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April 17

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm WELCOME AND KICKOFFSecretary/Director Jeff Witte - New Mexico Department of Agriculture; and others

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM     Updates of the Produce Safety Network, Kurt D. Nolte Fresh Produce Safety Network - Western Region, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition and Nathan Moon, FDA State Liaison

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM     Food Safety Modernization Act – State of New Mexico Implementation Update, NMDA, NMED and NMSU-CES; topics such as inspections, training and Ag water

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM                                         BREAK

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM     On Farm Readiness Review

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM     Ag Water Fact Finding Program

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM     USDA Harmonized Gap, Ken Petersen, Chief, Audit Services Branch Specialty Crops Inspection Division, USDA-AMS USDA, Washington, DC.

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM     La Montanita, Santa Fe, NM, USDA GroupGAP Internal Auditor Training Program

April 18

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM    RAPID RESPONSE TEAM, Kelly Hamilton, Director, Office of Agricultural Biosecurity, New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) and Julie Anderson Southwest Border Food Protection and Emergency Preparedness Center, New Mexico State University

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM     Foodborne Outbreaks in 2017, Ms. Kelly Fitzpatrick-Cuoco and Ms. Sandra Melman, NMDOH

9:30 AM – 10 :15 AM New Laboratory Capabilities in Whole Genome Sequencing, NMDOH State Lab Division Speaker to be Announced,

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM                                     BREAK

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM   Overview of the Preventative Controls Rule for Food and Introduction of the Manufactured Food Program Incorporating the FDA Manufactured Food Standards, Bill Chavez – New Mexico Environment Department

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM  NMSU Cooperative Extension FSMA Training - Tom Dean Southwest District Department Head and Co-Director Southwest Border Food Protection and Emergency Preparedness

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM  RECAP and ADJOURN  

Prerequisites & Other Information:

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 8.00
Provider: Southwest Border Food Protection Emergency Preparedness Center
Sponsor: State Sponsor
Disciplines: Private Industry

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