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Wednesday July 9, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Please join us for coffee and registration at 8:00, the meeting will begin at 8:15.


Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort 
6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

We will meet in the Black River Room

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MABA Staff 
Michigan Agri-Business Association 
517-336-0223  - email:



Food Safety and Sustainability Conference 

This session is designed to help you understand more about Food Safety and Sustainability, as well as the connection between the two

Topics to be covered include:

  • Defining Sustainability and Why it is Important
  • Sustainability; The Food Industry Perspective
  • Engaging on the Ground: How Producers are Responding
  • Reality of Sustainability; What Does it Mean to Me
  • Bringing it all Together; MABA’s Green Program
  • The Link Between Sustainability and Food Safety; Market Driven Changes in Agriculture
  • Regulatory and Market Driven Food Safety
  • What’s Food Safety Mean to You
  • What do Retailers Want
  • Food Safety; What’s Next
  • Bringing it Home; Market Opportunities

Lunch will be provided!

There is no charge for the meeting but for planning purposes we do need to know if you plan to attend.  Please register below. . .


Overnight Rooms

We have arranged for a block of rooms at a discounted rate of $119.  To receive the group rate call 877.232.4532 and mention the Michigan Agri-Business Association or if you prefer to make your reservation online visit, and use Group Code MABA07082014.  The block will close on June 27.