June 9, 2020

AOAC’s Chief Science Officer Palmer Orlandi will be speaking at the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) North America’s virtual symposium on risk assessment of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in foods and packaging. The symposium will address PFAS analysis, exposure routes, and toxicity mechanisms and will identify knowledge gaps for future research.

Orlandi will be presenting during Session 1: Current Status and Gaps in PFAS Analytical Methodology taking place on June 23, 2020 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern.

  1.  Screening and Quantification Workflows for PFAS in Food Packaging – Keith Vorst, PhD, Director, Biopolymers & Bio-composites Research, Iowa State University
  2. Method Development and Investigation into Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in the US Food Supply – Susan Genualdi, PhD, Research Chemist, FDA, Center of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
  3. Developing International Consensus Performance Standards and Official Methods of Analysis for PFAS: Benefits and Challenges – Palmer Orlandi, PhD, Chief Science Officer, Association of Official Analytical Chemists
  4. Challenges Associated with the Analysis of PFAS in Food and Food Contact Materials – Charles Neslund, Scientific Officer, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratory Environmental

To learn more and to register please visit: https://ilsina.org/event/symposium-science-gaps-for-risk-assessment-of-pfas-in-food/