Annual Meeting experts present on: Prepared food safety and regulations update
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For those companies who are prepared value-added foods such as jams, jellies, sauces, popcorn, etc., we are honored to have Dr. Fadi Aaramouni with the K-State Value Added Lab presenting with Adam Inman from the Kansas Department of Agriculture on Prepared food safety and regulations update. What’s changed and what’s coming down the road.
Find out more about Dr. Fadi and Adam as presenters.
Dr. Fadi: An expert on food product development and food safety, Fadi Aramouni has taught courses in HACCP, food product development and food processing at Kansas State University. He also supervises the university's Kansas Value-Added Foods Laboratory, which provides technical assistance to food processors in the state and beyond. Aramouni has coached students to winning many product development competition awards. He co-authored the textbook, Methods for Developing New Food Products, in 2014. He also has authored many Extension and peer reviewed publications, and has received numerous research and extension grants. He received the K-State Research and Extension Builder Award in 2013. Aramouni has organized workshops all over the world and has been quoted in various media. He developed a light caramel popcorn with half the calories of regular caramel corn. He has been responsible for assisting small companies with nutrition labeling and chemical food analysis. His latest research is with gluten-free foods.
Adam Inman: Adam Inman is the Assistant Program Manager for the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Lodging Program. He came back to the world of food safety in 2009 after three rewarding years as a Case Review Officer with KDA’s Pesticide and Fertilizer Program. Adam was the Food Safety Technical Specialist for KDA’s Food Safety Program from 2004 to 2006 and a Food Protection Investigator for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Bureau of Consumer Health from 2002 to 2004. Before coming to the public sector, Adam worked in the environmental field. Adam enjoys spending time with his extraordinary wife and three amazing daughters. He also enjoys playing his guitar collection and writing/performing food safety and pesticide songs.