FDA Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas To Speak On Food Safety At 2019 NASDA Annual Meeting

FDA Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas to speak on food safety at 2019 NASDA Annual Meeting

WHO: The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture welcomes U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannas to address the nation’s secretaries, commissioners and directors of agriculture on the Food Safety Modernization Act and other FDA priorities. Federal agency staff along with food and agriculture industry leaders will also be in attendance.

WHEN: Monday, September 9

               2:15-2:45pm (MDT)

WHERE: Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, Alvarado Ballroom DE

800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico

HOW: Registration is free for all members of the press. Please register by Friday, September 6 to attend.

WHAT: The 2019 NASDA Annual Meeting is themed “Experience the AgriCULTURE, Explore the AgriFUTURE.” The meeting theme will guide NASDA’s conversations and policy making on emerging agricultural and food issues such as hemp, climate, conservation financing, international trade and more. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with the entire conference, and use our hashtag #AgriCULTUREAgriFUTURE.

NASDA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association which represents the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries and directors of the departments of agriculture in all fifty states and four U.S. territories. Established in 1916, NASDA grows and enhances agriculture by forging partnerships and creating consensus to achieve sound policy outcomes between state departments of agriculture, the federal government and stakeholders.

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