Executive Update

GMA to Host the Food Safety and Technical Services Lab Open House and Tour on April 3

In conjunction with the Science Forum, being held April 4-6 in Washington, DC, the GMA food safety and technical services team will host the Food Safety and Technical Services Laboratory Open House and Tour on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm at GMA headquarters in Washington, DC.

This laboratory open house will give valued members an opportunity to hear presentations from our technical experts in the areas of process safety and processing technologies, microbiology, chemistry, packaging and product integrity and forensics, as well as the GMA claims program. Following the formal presentation, members will have the opportunity to tour the labs and interact with the GMA technical staff.

In addition, for those interested members who have food safety and/or quality responsibilities, the pre-conference workshop session, Validation of Food Safety Systems: Requirements, Regulations and Achieving Meaningful Results, will be held immediately following the open house on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 3, 2012 from 2:00-5:00pm at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.

For additional information concerning the laboratory open house, pre-conference session and the GMA Science Forum, please contact Dr. George Dunaif, Vice President of Food Safety and Technical Services at GMA at 202.639.5970 or gdunaif@gmaonline.org.