2014 Governor's Conference on Ensuring Food Safety: E. coli O157:H7 and other STECs – Progress and Challenges
& STEC CAP Conference
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman to Open Conference
The first combined "Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Coordinated Agricultural Project (STEC CAP) Annual Meeting" and "The Governor's Conference on Ensuring Food Safety" will be held May 27-29, 2014, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lincoln, Nebraska.
This conference will highlight recent research on the full spectrum of the E. coli problem along the entire food production, processing, and consumption continuum. The conference will host presentations from leading experts on the biology and ecology of STEC and its modes of pathogenesis, transmission and epidemiology, as well as validation of pre-harvest and post-harvest intervention strategies and populating a quantitative microbial risk assessment platform to communicate and disseminate information and mitigation strategies for this pathogen.
See our conference page for more details.
Seminar Announcment: Meat Safety Management in a Complex World by Scott Goltry, Vice President of Technical Services, American Meat Institute, February 26th, 4:00pm The live stream will be available at
Secretary's Honor Award to member of the USDA STEC Team (Source: USDA-ARS)