On February 19, 2015, The TASA Group in conjunction with food safety expert Darrel Suderman presented a free, one-hour interactive webinar presentation, Food Allergen Challenges, Trends and Technology Update, for all legal professionals.
During this presentation, Dr. Suderman discussed the most common food allergens, allergen-based recalls, consumer risks, and FDA/USDA regulatory programs. Dr. Suderman also provided information on food industry programs, consumer advisory programs, restaurant allergen management, and restaurant allergen risks. He offered examples of restaurant and food manufacturing legal cases.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Darrel Suderman, president of Food Technical Consulting, has worked for food manufacturing and leading restaurant chains for more than 20 years.
For the last seven years, Dr. Suderman has served as an expert witness/consultant for both plaintiff and defense attorneys throughout the United States. Dr. Suderman received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in agricultural education and his Ph.D. in food science from Kansas State University. He holds two U.S. patents, co-authored a food-processing book, and has written over 40 peer-reviewed and trade magazine articles and white papers. He has worked in research and development, quality assurance, and food safety for many of the leading restaurant chains, including KFC, Boston Market, Church’s Chicken, Quiznos, Captain D’s, Chick-fil-A, and Wendy’s International.
In addition, Dr. Suderman co-founded Business IQ LLC as a business intelligence IT consulting company, which has been accepted as an official partner of SAP Software Company. A few of his clients have included, Foster Farms, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Gold’n Plump Poultry, Johnsonville Sausage, E & J Gallo Winery, Tyson Foods, Organic Valley, and Givaudan Roure Flavors.