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3rd Annual Beyond the Basics Conference

Food: Safety, Supply & Sustainability

Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Edina Country Club

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Speaker Handouts
Consumer Food Safety Dilemma – Jones 2-21-20
Making Sense of Food Label Changes
02-21-20 Creating FS Enviro_JGels
Food Safety Modernized – LogSafe
Food waste Climate change

Food & Consumer Science Professionals presents the third annual Beyond the Basics conference for food professionals. When we talk about food safety, the food supply or food sustainability, we end up inside a dilemma between desires and needs. Consumers say they want minimal processing, minimal additives, & less packaging but greater sustainability and transparency. They are also more interested in how food is sourced and grown, and how that affects the health of our planet.

In this year’s Beyond the Basics conference our keynote speaker, Dr. Julie Miller Jones, will explore current trends and issues facing consumers and food producers today. Speakers from Land O’Lakes and Ecolab will present new regulations and technologies being developed to meet consumer demands and keep food safe. And two local experts will help us explore the challenges of food waste and how businesses and consumers can change habits to reduce our carbon footprint.

The day will include up to 5 hours of continuing education, networking opportunities, a light breakfast and lunch.

Registration for this event is currently closed.