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Threats to the Global Food Supply

ILSI North America Scientific Session 2018
Southampton, Bermuda
1/22/2018
2:00pm – 5:40pm
Fairmont Southampton Hotel

At the 2018 ILSI Annual Meeting, ILSI North America is organizing a scientific session on Threats to the Global Food Supply. This session will examine new and emerging global threats to the food chain and system including impact on supply, process, security, agricultural practices, food safety and human health. New technologies and approaches to predict and manage threats will be discussed as well as a discussion on the impediments and challenges to reducing threats.

Speakers

Farber, J

Jeff Farber, PhD

University of Guelph

Fortin, M.

Marc Fortin, PhD

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Hlywka, J

Jason Hlywka, PhD

Kraft Heinz

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Amy Kircher, DrPH

University of Minnesota and National Center for Food Protection & Defense

Lee, B

Bruce Lee, MD, MBA

Johns Hopkins University

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Cristina Tirado, DVM, PhD

UCLA

Place, A.

Allen Place, PhD

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences

Agenda

Welcome & Introductions
Co-Chairs: Bruce Lee, MD, MBA, Johns Hopkins University and Jason Hlywka, PhD, Kraft Heinz

Introduction: The Security of Complex Food Systems 
Marc Fortin, PhD, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 

Case Example: Food Microbial Threats 
Jeff Farber, PhD, University of Guelph

Emerging Global Food Threats – Biotoxins Impediments to Aquaculture Feeding the World 
Allen Place, PhD, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences

Climate Change, Food Systems, Nutrition and Health: Challenges and Opportunities
Cristina Tirado, DVM, PhD, UCLA

Case Example: Natural Disasters - Impact on the Global Food Supply
Amy Kircher, DrPH, University of Minnesota and National Center for Food Protection & Defense

A Systems Approach: New Methods and Technologies to Predict and Manage Food Supply Threats
Bruce Lee, MD, MBA, Johns Hopkins University

Abstracts
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Join us for this scientific session coordinated by ILSI North America!