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COVID-19 is already changing the way we interact with and produce food. As we each look to control the spread and impact of COVID-19, there are many questions around the risks associated with food production and to our employees to ensure that a safe and robust food supply is maintained for the public. Below you can find links to past & upcoming webinars that will provide information on COVID-19.


Food Industry Virtual Office Hours to Answer COVID-19 Questions

We will be hosting a series of Food Industry Virtual Office Hours where you can speak directly to Cornell University Food Safety Experts. Registration is not required. See below for dates/times and information to join the sessions.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 4:00 to 5:00 pm (EDT)

Faculty Participants:
Dr. Sam Alcaine, Assistant Professor
Dr. Olga Padilla-Zakour, Professor
Mr. Rob Ralyea, M.S., Senior Extension Associate
Dr. Aljosa Trmcic, Extension Associate
Dr. Martin Wiedmann, Gellert Family Professor in Food Safety
Dr. Randy Worobo, Professor

Invited SMEs:
Dr. Kalmia Kniel, Professor of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Delaware

Join the Zoom Meeting here.

Or dial by your location:
        877 369 0926 US Toll-free
        855 880 1246 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 967 725 859
Find your local number here.

Join by Skype for Business here.

*Ask questions live or submit questions in advance to: foodsafety@cornell.edu

Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 4:00 to 5:00 pm (EDT)

Faculty Participants:
Dr. Sam Alcaine, Assistant Professor
Dr. Olga Padilla-Zakour, Professor
Mr. Rob Ralyea, M.S., Senior Extension Associate
Dr. Aljosa Trmcic, Extension Associate
Dr. Martin Wiedmann, Gellert Family Professor in Food Safety
Dr. Randy Worobo, Professor

Invited SMEs:
Dr. Kalmia Kniel, Professor of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Delaware

Join the Zoom Meeting here.

Or dial by your location:
        877 369 0926 US Toll-free
        855 880 1246 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 334 547 564
Find your local number here.

Join by Skype for Business here.

*Ask questions live or submit questions in advance to: foodsafety@cornell.edu


Managing Workplace Conflict: Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

Friday, April 3, 2020 at 11 am (EDT)

Register Now


The Restaurant Business in Crisis: Coping with Restaurant Slowdowns, Expense Management, and the Road Ahead

Friday, April 3, 2020 at 2 pm (EDT)

Register Now


Disruption in The Financial Sector: Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 12 pm (EDT)

Register Now


Farmworkers and Coronavirus – What You Should Know, and What You Can Do Now

Cornell Farmworker Program
Tuesday, April 7, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (EDT)

Register Now


AFDO/CDC Webinar with Dr. Ian Williams: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Occurred on March 16, 2020.

View the recording here.


FDA Briefing for Foods Stakeholders on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Occurred on March 18, 2020.

Listen to the audio recording here.


Leadership Through Communicatin; Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

Occurred on March 20, 2020.

Register here in order to gain access to the recording.


Dairy Responding to COVID-19

Cornell PRODAIRY Podcast
Occurred on April 1, 2020.

Listen to the podcast here.