2018 Beef Industry Safety Summit

This year's summit will take place March 6 - 8, 2018.

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You'll find announcements of upcoming meetings as well as meeting summaries and links to summaries on this page.

All summaries of the Beef Industry Safety Summits can be found under the Safety Summit tab.

Event Summaries

2011 Non-O157 Shiga Toxin Producing (STEC) Workshop
This document provides a summary of a meeting in 2011 to review the current state of the science on non-O157 STECs; traditional and rapid methodology for testing food samples; and global perspectives on testing, surveillance, risk characterization, and virulence; plus breakout sessions to address key questions and identify research gaps.

2008 Shiga Toxin-Producing E.coli (STEC) Methodology Think Tank  
This document summarizes a one-day workshop to discuss laboratory methodology related to the detection and characterization of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in beef products.