The AME Food Testing Show is dedicated to informing food safety professionals about the critical issues about today's food production, food quality, food safety and food security industry sectors through audio interviews with thought leaders.
David Acheson M.D., Managing Director, Food and Import Safety at Leavitt Partners and former Associate Commissioner for foods at the FDA discusses the Food Safety Modernization Act.
David W. K. Acheson, M.D., F. R.C.P, is a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Associate Commissioner for Foods, which gave him an agency-wide leadership role for all food and feed issues, including health promotion and nutrition. Since August 2009, Dr. Acheson has been Managing Director for Food and Import Safety at Leavitt Partners LLC, a consulting firm with offices in Salt Lake City and Washington, D.C.
Total time: 26 minutes and 41 seconds of recorded interview.
Dr. David W. K. Acheson
Duration: 29 minutes, 17 seconds.
The Food Pathogen Outbreak/Recall Response Group BlogTalkRadio interview for Thursday, September 08, 2011, is discussing the topic of Liability Insurance for Food Pathogen Outbreaks and Recalls.
The topic is the types of insurance to protect the interests of food producers throughout the world from the potential liability issues relating to food pathogen outbreaks and recalls. This is a critical issue for many food producers nowadays with E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria outbreaks becoming more and more interesting to consumers worldwide.
Capitol Risk Concepts offers a $5,000 credit from insurance premiums for clients which engage in a mock recall exercise as part of their Food Safety Modernization Act compliance measures.
Michael J. Lieberman
Capitol Risk Concepts, Ltd.
One Water Street, Suite 230
White Plains, NY 10601-1009
914-946-7161 Ext. 14, 914-683-8048 Fax
Food Testing with PCR with Andy Moreno
The potential benefits for food producers when they engage the screening of food production for human bacterial pathogens with quantitative, real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction technologies.
AME offers the following rapid, robust and validated PCR Assays to Food Safety and production Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) managers. The bacterial challenges AME can assist in testing for the presence/absence and quantitation are
-E. coli species Assay
-Shigatoxin/O157 E. coli (FDA BAM method)
-Listeria species Assay
-Salmonella species Assay
The implementation of these cutting-edge PCR technologies can economically be rapidly effected in food production facitilies. Discover how AME can assist your organization in engaging these tools today.
Microbiological Systems Engineering