Bill Marlerspoke at the 100th International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) annual meeting held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin July 31-August 3. In an hour long presentation Marler talked about the events that lead passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in 2011, the first major food safety overhaul the government has passed in over 60 years. He also shared his thoughts on where the food industry goes from here in the immediate and long-term future.
The IAFP annual meeting provides food safety professionals a forum to exchange information on protecting the food supply. The organization was founded in 1911 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.