Food Research Institute Spring Meeting – May 20-21

Food safety experts from government, industry and academia will gather May 20–21 for the annual Food Research Institute (FRI) Spring Meeting at the Pyle Center on the UW–Madison campus.

The formal program will include presentations by scientists from UW–Madison and other universities, as well as industry and government representatives, speaking on topics such as antibiotics and alternatives for animal production, microbial ecology, and microbial food safety and public health. See the full schedule of presentations at

Robert V. Tauxe, of the CDC, will present the William C. Frazier Memorial Award lecture and will be recognized for his contributions to food microbiology. The evening of May 20 will feature a poster session, reception and opportunities to network with colleagues.

Anyone involved in food safety, product development, food microbiology, food quality assurance or public health is invited to attend. UW and State of Wisconsin employees receive a discounted registration rate of $50 per person. For more information and to register, visit the FRI website: