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RK Environmental to Host Food Safety and Pest Management Event

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Food Safety and Pest Management 2013 is scheduled for Oct. 2-3, at Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.

| September 24, 2013

RK Environmental is hosting Food Safety and Pest Management 2013, Oct. 2-3, at Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
The seminar features world-class experts who’ll speak about critical current topics.  It offers high-level insights for your business as well as important networking opportunities. 

Day 1 starts out with continental breakfast and mingling, after which seminar host and RK Environmental President Hank Hirsch kicks off the event with a brief history of food safety before introducing keynote speaker Al St. Cyr from AIB, who will discuss the current status and future of food safety auditing.
Attendees will gain further expertise on important food safety topics from featured speaker Reggie Nayar – an expert in turning waste to profit – as he shares successful sustainability knowledge gained at PepsiCo, Frito Lay and other top companies.  Joe Corby, Executive Director at the Association of Food & Drug Officials, will disclose what attendees need to know regarding the Food Safety Modernization Act. 

The presentation by Robert D. Towey, a partner at Lowenstein Sandler law firm, covers the legal aspect of food safety while Dominique Sauvage, bringing decades of pest control experience in the global food and pharmaceutical industries, will discuss what to expect from your integrated pest management partner.

Seminar Combines Fun and Collaboration
Following this array of enlightening content, seminar attendees will enjoy a cocktail networking event with world-class food producers, as well as the opportunity to meet specialty exhibitors offering support services and products exclusively for the food and pest management industries.

Day 2 will focus on issues involving pest management related to food safety.  Notable speakers include research scientist Bobby Corrigan, a specialist in pest control on an international scale, who will share insights on advanced rodent control, and Rich Gibson, Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance for Comprehensive Food Safety, speaking about GFSI and integrated pest management.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Research Entomologist James Campbell, Ph.D., will outline the latest issues involving stored-product insects as well as innovations in pheromone technology.  Dow AgroSciences specialist Marty Morgan and entomologist Dave Mueller each share key pest management solutions regarding fumigants in the food industry.  Well-known entomologist Jeff Tucker will round out the day with key perspectives on advanced techniques for fly management in a food environment. 

Hank Hirsch’s certificate presentation and closing remarks will conclude the event. Sharing the seminar’s wealth of knowledge with others at your company provides an extra benefit:  Special discounts are available for multiple registrants attending from the same company.  An additional bonus:   Food industry attendees can also earn CEUs, and recertification credits will be offered for certified pesticide applicators.
For more information or to register for “Food Safety and Pest Management 2013,” visit www.rkenvironmental.com.
 

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