Partnership for Food Safety Education to Host Conference in DC

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The conference Advancing Food Safety through Behavior Change in Washington, DC, January 25-27, 2017 brings together about 400 health and food safety educators interested in focusing on improved food safety practices at home and at work.

Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Deputy Commissioner for Foods, will appear on a panel Friday, January 27 with officials from the USDA and the CDC for dialogue around how public and private sectors can work together to support consumers in their efforts to reduce the risk of foodborne illness.  Speakers Frank Yiannas, author of Food Safety = Behavior, and Charles Duhigg, New York Times best-selling author of The Power of Habit, will focus on behavior change and preventive health.

Register or get more information about the program and at cfsec2017.fightbac.org. The conference is hosted by the non-profit Partnership for Food Safety Education.