Elizabeth (Beth) Johnson

CEO and Founder, former US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Chief of Staff

Beth Johnson, brings over 25 years of food policy experience serving inside and outside the government, including the Food and Drug Administration, US Department of Agriculture, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, and the National Restaurant Association, where she built strong relationships with a broad group of stakeholders and a unique and in-depth understanding of how industry can impact policy decisions. Over the years, Johnson has been involved in policy negotiations and development at the local, state, federal, and international level. She also helped lead USDA’s work on CODEX and the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Beth holds relationships with administration officials, agency career staff, key congressional offices as well as public health and consumer advocates that help pave the way for fruitful discussions for her clients.

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Day 1: Jun 9, 2021

10:00 am

10:00 am


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11:30 am

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Tech Together: How Emerging Technologies Can Safeguard the Food Supply Chain

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, drones and internet of things are already being used to protect our food supply. Evaluate these new technologies and their appropriateness for your organization. Gain critical insight into:

  • The benefits of each technology,
  • How they work together, and
  • How they can be used to identify supply chain issues and prevent contamination in your company

Partner with true innovators to decrease the chance of a recall on your brand(s)