Fruit and Vegetable Safety and Quality PDG

Sunday, July 31, 2016: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
222 (America's Center - St. Louis)
Call to Order
Welcome and Introductions –PDG Chair Sherri McGarry, Food & Drug Administration and PDG Vice chair Humberto Maldonado, Driscolls
Circulation of rosters
Current member roster sign-in sheet
New member and Visitor sign-in sheet
Review of agenda; call for additional items
Report from IAFP Executive Board – Kali Kniel (Liaison)
Old Business
Minutes 2015 PDG Meeting Adoption
Other Old Business

FSMA Final Produce Rule – Samir Assar, FDA (~20 minutes)

Updates (~10 minutes each)
Update on Imported Fruit and Vegetables Utilizing Irradiation Technologies – Suresh Pillai, National Center for Electron Beam Research, Texas A&M University
Overview of Foodborne Outbreaks since last IAFP meeting – Cerise Robinson, Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation, FDA

New Business (5 minutes each)
PDG activities for 2016/2017
IAFP Symposia/Workshop proposals for 2017 Annual Meeting (pre-break out group discussion)

Any Other Business
Recommendations for the Executive Board
Break-out into Groups for Symposia/workshop Development
Next meeting: IAFP 2017, July 9-12, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL
Meeting Adjourned
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