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Ag Development Forum
Thursday, February 4th, 2016
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Agenda*

9:30 a.m.
Welcome

Steven W. Troxler
Commissioner

 
Pledge of Allegiance
Presentation of Colors
 
 
Executive Update
Dan Forest
Lieutenant Governor
 
Farm Families:
Preparing for the Future

Kevin Matthews
Matthews Family Farm

Beth Foster
Harris Farms

Billy Carter
Billy Carter Farms

 
Exporter of the Year
Commissioner Troxler
 

Innovative Solutions:
Hunger and Food Insecurity

Kimberly Reynolds
Media and Community Relations Mgr.
Publix Super Markets

Alan Briggs
Executive Director
NC Association of Feeding America Food Banks

Jim Noble
The King's Kitchen Mission

 
Food Manufacturing Task Force
RIchard Linton
Dean, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
N.C. State Univeristy
 
State of Agriculture Address
Commissioner Troxler
12:30 p.m.
Lunch
 
Information Session on FSMA Final Rules Agenda
*Questions will be taken after each rule presentation
1:30 p.m.
Welcome
Commissioner Troxler
 

General Comments -
FDA

Michael Taylor
Deputy Commissioner for Foods & Veterinary Medicine, FDA
 
Produce Safety Rule
Michael Mahovic
Consumer Safety Office, Division of Produce Safety,
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, FDA
 
Preventive Controls for Human Food
Mickey Parish
Senior Advisor, Office of Food Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, FDA
 
Preventive Controls for Animal Food
Jenny Murphy
Consumer Safety Officer, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, Center for Veterinary Medicine
*This is a draft agenda and is subject to change.