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FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods to Deliver Major Food Safety Speech at GW

The FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Mike Taylor, will deliver a major policy address that will focus on the core principle...

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The GW School of Public Health and Health Services Hosts FDA’s Mike Taylor to Present “Prevention: Two Lenses, Common Vision”

The FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Mike Taylor, will deliver a major policy address that will focus on the core principle – prevention – of the newly enacted FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and how it has come to be embraced by the public health community and the food industry as the key to effective food safety. Deputy Commissioner Taylor’s speech is the third in a series on the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, which was passed into law earlier this year.

Food Safety experts offering comments and answering questions about food safety will follow Deputy Commissioner Taylor’s address.

WHO: Mike Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods, U.S. Food and Drug Administration;
Dr. Lynn Goldman, Dean, GW School of Public Health and Health Services; Caroline Smith DeWaal, Director of Food Safety, Center for Science in the Public Interest;
Leon Bruner, Senior Vice President for Scientific and Regulatory Affairs and CSO, Grocery Manufacturers Association.

WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2011
1-2 p.m.

WHERE: The George Washington University
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20052