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Join us for our weekly Q&A and facilitated discussions during our Food Industry Virtual Office Hours. Speak directly to Cornell University food safety experts in dairy, fresh fruits and vegetables, and processed foods and beverages. See below for dates/times and information to join the sessions.

Please Note:

We will now host Food Industry Virtual Office Hours to address questions on COVID-19 every other week. As a reminder, if you need immediate assistance with challenges related to COVID-19, you can reach out directly to our experts (contact information is located in the sidebar of this page).

For other upcoming events as well as past recordings visit our Podcasts & Webinars page.


Food Industry Virtual Office Hours

Thursday, July 23, 2020 | 12:00 to 1:00 pm (EDT)

Join us for our weekly Q&A and facilitated discussions during our Food Industry Virtual Office Hours to address questions on COVID-19. Speak directly to subject matter experts in sanitation, epidemiology, microbiology, virology, food safety culture, business continuity and the food safety of dairy foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, and processed foods and beverages.

Food Industry Virtual Office Hours are free and open to anyone in the food industry from farm to fork. Registration for this event is required. Please register here:
cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlde-tqD8tG9NqwmoN8avwOhBYW9Bs0JVq

You may submit questions when you register, email them in advance to foodsafety@cornell.edu, or ask them live during the session. You can also find frequently asked questions (FAQs) from previous sessions posted on our website.

Subject Matter Experts on the Panel:

Cornell University:
Dr. Sam Alcaine, Assistant Professor
Dr. Elizabeth Bihn, Senior Extension Associate
Dr. Aljosa Trmcic, Extension Associate
Dr. Martin Wiedmann, Gellert Family Professor in Food Safety

Ecolab, Inc.:
Dr. Ruth Petran, Senior Corporate Scientist in Food Safety & Public Health

Matrix Sciences International, Inc.:
Ms. Melanie Neumann, J.D., M.S., Executive Vice President & General Counsel


Submit an Anonymous Question

Want to ask our panel a question at one of our upcoming office hours? Submit an anonymous question here.