Food Industry Office Hours

Join us for another online session of Food Industry Office Hours on Tuesday, April 14 from 4 pm to 5 pm. These sessions offer you the opportunity to speak directly to Cornell University Food Safety Experts in dairy, fresh produce, and processed foods and beverages. Our food safety experts will answer your questions on COVID-19 and its impact on the food industry. Dr. Kalmia Kniel, a virologist from the University of Delaware, and Dr. Tatiana Lorca, RD&E Food Safety & Quality Program Leader at Ecolab, Inc. will join our subject matter experts from Cornell to provide additional expertise on viruses as well as sanitation. Also joining us this week is Ms. Melanie Neumann, J.D., M.S., who will be able to address questions regarding food safety culture and business continuity planning. You can ask questions live during the office hours or submit them in advance to: You can also find frequently asked questions (FAQs) from previous sessions posted on our website for your reference. Registration is not required. See below for information to join the upcoming session. Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (EDT) Faculty Panelists: 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 PSA Representative TBD Invited Panelists: Dr. Kalmia Kniel, Professor of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Delaware Dr. Tatiana Lorca, RD&E Food Safety & Quality Program Leader, Global Food & Beverage, Ecolab, Inc. Ms. Melanie Neumann, J.D., M.S., Executive Vice President & General Counsel Join Zoom Meeting Dial by your location 855 880 1246 US Toll-free 877 369 0926 US Toll-free Meeting ID: 141 124 936 Find your local number: Join by Skype for Business

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Date: Tue, Apr. 14, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


  • Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences


  • Virtual Meeting

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