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On the Horizon

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will host the 5th Annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kerr Scott Building, State Fairgrounds, Raleigh.

Keynote speakers include Dr. David Acheson, FDA Assistant Commissioner for Food Protection; Mike Taylor, author of Stronger Partnerships for Safer Food; and Dr. Donald Zink, senior scientist at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

The forum is free and lunch is provided. To register or for more information, go to www.ncagr.gov/ncfoodsafetyforum or contact Chrissy Lucas at (919) 733-7125 or christina.lucas@ncagr.gov.


The N.C. State Fair will be held Oct. 15-25 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. This year’s theme is, “A Whole Lotta Happy.”



NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047