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Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Environment: Independent Testing Laboratories and the Federal Government

  • 2253 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

The American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL) formally invites you to attend a Congressional Briefing on Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Environment: Independent Testing Laboratories and the Federal Government

When: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 1:00-2:00 P.M.

Where: 2253 RHOB

Speakers:

·         Judy Morgan (ACIL Environment Sciences Section Chair and PACE Analytical)

·         Michelle Briscoe (Brooks Applied Labs)

·         Bradley Meadows (Babcock Laboratories)

·         John Reuther (Eurofins USA)

·         Joseph Konschnik ( Independent Laboratories Institute Chair and RESTEK)

·         Kasey Raley (Eurofins USA)

·         Moderated by Joel Creswell, Ph.D. (Legislative Assistant – Rep. Lipinski (IL))

Topics Addressed:

·         Preserving and Protecting the Nation’s Food Supply and Safety

o   Preventing E.coli. Contaminated Romaine Lettuce

o   Olive Oil Authenticity – Detecting Fraud and Protecting Purity in our Food Supply

o   Protecting Human Health – Reducing Arsenic Levels in Rice-Based Foods

·         Advancing Green Chemistry and New Technology at EPA

·         Supporting Adequate Supplies of Critical Medicines

·         Protecting our Drinking Water Supply and Tracking Unregulated Contaminants

Thank you to Congressmen Moolenaar (R-MI) and Lipinski (D-IL) for sponsoring this briefing.

*Light Refreshments will be served

Please share this invite widely and R.S.V.P. to Mike Oscar at moscar@acil.org