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Seattle Symposium – Advanced Solutions for Ready-to-Eat Meals
Postponed until further notice
Washington State Convention Center and Washington Athletic Club, Seattle, WA

 

The Seattle Symposium on Advanced Solutions for Ready-to-Eat Meals will bring leading experts from the industry and academia to discuss consumer needs and market trends for ready-to-eat meals (RTE), provide an overview on engineering, packaging, health related activities related to advanced thermal processing technologies for commercial production of shelf-stable and chilled meals. It will also discuss related regulatory issues for food safety. The symposium is organized by the Center of Excellence for Food Safety supported by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA) and Washington State University, in partnership with University of Tennessee, NC State University, US Army Natick Soldier Center and Seafood Products Association.

 

 

What we are about

Washington State University, in conjunction with the University of Tennessee, North Carolina State University, and the U. S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center have formed a Center of Excellence to accelerate technology transfer of microwave based food safety technologies.  The center aims to leverage resources from the government, universities, and the food industry to bridge knowledge gaps and reduce technical and regulatory hurdles for food companies, particularly small and medium sized companies.  This will be done by adopting novel technologies for the production of nutritious, safe, high-quality prepackaged foods and ready-to-eat (RTE) meals in light of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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