10th Joint CSL/JIFSAN Symposium on Food Safety and Nutrition
Methods and Systems for Tracking, Tracing, and Verifying Foods Date: May 13-15, 2009 Location: Greenbelt Marriot Hotel, 6400 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, MD USA

This was the tenth in a series of annual symposia on food safety and applied nutrition, jointly organized by the Central Science Laboratory (now Fera), UK, and the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN), USA, and supported by the EU Joint Research Centre (JRC). Each year a different theme is selected.


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NOTE: As of April 1, 2009 CSL merged to form a new agency called The Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera).

For more information visit: http://services.csl.gov.uk/fera

  • SESSION ONE: The Global Food Supply
    • Dr. Paul Brereton New Approaches to Tracing the Origin of Food PDF (4.22 MB)
    • Dr. Shaun Kennedy Why Do You Need Traceability Systems? PDF (2.49 MB)
    • Dr. Robert Tauxe Surveillance Networks and the Detection and Investigation of Foodborne Disease Outbreaks – What You See Is What you Get PDF (4.44 MB)
    • Dr. Norman Fogg (for Dr. Ingrid Zambrana) Source Investigations – The Follow-up to Tracebacks from Foodborne Outbreaks PDF (2.51 MB)
  • SESSION TWO: Laboratory Tools
    • Dr. James Ehleringer Determining Geographical Origin of Food Using Stable Isotopes PDF (9.25 MB)
    • Dr. Jana HajDlova The Use of DART – TOFMS for Characterizing Food PDF (22.23 MB)
    • Dr. Gerry Downey Spectroscopic Fingerprinting Techniques for Verifying Food PDF (3.66 MB)
    • Ms. Christine Keys Overview of Molecular Sub-Typing of Methods for Bacteria Pathogens PDF (3.99 MB)
    • Dr. Haile Yancy DNA Barcoding: Regulatory Application at FDA PDF (15.73 MB)
    • Dr. Paul Reece Proteomics (Species Identification) PDF (3.88 MB)
  • SESSION THREE: Other Traceability and Tracking Tools
    • Dr. Marc Cohen Tracking Technologies (e.g., GPS; RFID) PDF (11.74 MB)
    • Dr. Grishja van der Veer Dr. Stefan Torfi Hoskuldsson Models for Predicting Geographical Origin Chain Information Management Systems (TraceCore XML) PDF (5.86 MB)
    • Ms. Kelley Hise PulseNet Network PDF (13.88 MB)
    • Dr. Amol Deshpande Computer Based Tracking Protocols: Improving Communication Between Databases PDF (1.22 MB)
  • SESSION FOUR: Issues and Future Needs
    • Ms. Kathryn Donnelly Drivers for Implementation of Traceability in the Food Sector PDF (3.11 MB)
    • Dr. Charles Hurburgh Bulk Material Tracing Needs PDF (10.39 MB)
    • Ms. Sherri McGarry Product Tracking Systems for Fresh Produce PDF (12.23 KB)
    • Dr. Robert Brackett Traceability Systems for Foods: An Industry Perspective PDF (2.90 MB)
    • Dr. Jean Halloran Traceability Systems for Foods: A Consumer Perspective Topic presented without PowerPoint illustration