2024 Retail Food Protection Seminars

The 2024 Retail Food Protection Seminars will be held this fall in partnership with state regulatory and food safety associations partners from around the country. This year’s seminars will be held in:

  • Chicago, Illinois – September 11-13, 2024
  • Sacramento, California – September 25-27, 2024
  • Jacksonville, Florida – October 22-25, 2024 
  • Burlington, Vermont – November 13-15, 2024

Retail food program managers, standardization officers, regulators, academia, and industry are encouraged to attend to learn about current and emerging food safety initiatives and network with other food safety partners.

Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available!

The Retail Food Protection Seminars are organized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of State Cooperative Programs, Division of Retail Food Protection.


  1. Eric Moore January 24, 2024 at 4:37 pm - Reply

    Is there a way to volunteer topics or speakers?

    • Terryn Laird January 24, 2024 at 4:43 pm - Reply

      Hi Eric, thanks for getting in touch! At this time, no information has been given about volunteering topics or speakers. However, you can get in touch with Steven Nattrass (steven.nattrass@fda.hhs.gov) at FDA who should be able to help answer this question.

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