School of Food Science

National and International Meetings; Visiting Professor Invitations (1998 – 2011 only)

Invited speaker:

  • Distinguished Lecturer, Institute of Food Technologists, August 2000 – July 2005. I was chosen by a national panel to speak on legal and food safety topics on call to sections of this 25,000+ member Food international organization for a three year term. Appointment was extended two additional years through July 2005.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2011. An economic development project that works: A women owned/operated seed nursery program. APO Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan. November 18, 2011.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2011. Developing a high value food market in an indigenous community – A program integrating food safety and quality is the key. APO Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan. November 18, 2011.
  • Haggerty, R., Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2011. Training program in support of capacity development for agricultural trade in Afghanistan and Pakistan. APO Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan. November 18, 2011.
  • Rasco, B., Lu, X . and Bledsoe, G. 2011. Spectroscopic applications to food science. International Conference on Emerging Issues in Food Safety. National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad on November 14-16, 2011.
  • Rasco, B. 2011. Bioanalytical spectroscopy and application to food science. Taijin University of Science and Technology, Sept. 17,  2011.
  • Bledsoe, G. E. and Rasco, B.A.  2011.  Improving food quality by efficient use of the cold chain. Jubilee celebration.  University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. March 15, 2011.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2011.  Improving food quality through adherence to international standards. Jubilee celebration.  University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. March 15, 2011.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G. E. 2010. PATTA – Impact of Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement on Pakistani food producers – New opportunities. 21st Pakistan Institute of Food Technologists International Meeting. Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 13, 2010.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2010. Joint US-PAK higher education initiatives in Pakistan. Value of long term institutional partnerships. Sept 13, 2010. Islamabad Pakistan. Higher Education Commission, USAID, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Rasco, B.A. 2010. Washington State University – Launching the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, a 50 year adventure. Aug 18, 2010. To Higher Education Commission, US State Department. Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2010. International food laws and regulations (12 hr). Shanghai Ocean University. Shanghai, China. July 6-10, 2010.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2010. Consumer perceptions of seafood safety. Idaho Aquaculture Association. Twin Falls, ID. June 12, 2010.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2010. Psychrotrophic microbes. Scientific Advisor. World Food Logistics Organization. Global Cold Chain Alliance Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, Apr. 26, 2010.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2010. Lipid chemistry – new advances (8 hours). Shanghai Ocean University. Shanghai, China. Nov 11-15, 2010.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2010. Advanced technical writing in English (12 hr). Shanghai Ocean University. Shanghai, China. Nov 5-10, 2010.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2010. Cold chain logistics and food safety (6 hr). Shanghai Ocean University. Shanghai, China. Nov 5-10, 2010.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2009. A primer on processing foods to add value. University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, PK. Dec 14, 2009.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2009. Quality management in the food industry. University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, PK. Dec 15, 2009.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2009. Sturgeon caviar – assessment of quality parameters. Idaho Aquaculture Association. Twin Falls, ID. June 10, 2010.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2009. Food Defense  – Countering Bioterrorism. The intentional contamination of seafood. IAFI 2009 World Seafood Congress, Agadir, Morocco, October 3 – October 10, 2009.
  • Rasco, B. 2009. Feed safety considerations. The Third International Scientific-Practical Conference. Modern Methods of Feed Production and Feeding. Baku, Azerbaijan, July 14-15, 2009.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2009. Ingredient safety for imports. Good Importer Practices. Safety and Vulnerability of Domestic and Imported Ingredients. IFT pre-meeting short course. June 5-6, 2009.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2010. Food safety  in developing countries.  World Food Logistics Organization. NWFPA. Portland, January 20-22, 2010.
  • Rasco, B. A. 2009. The good, the bad and the melamine. University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, PK. Dec 14, 2009.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2009. Food safety and nutrition conference. USAID/HEC. University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, PK. Dec 16, 2009.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2009. Bledsoe, G.E.  Zahoor, T. and  Rasco, B. A. 2009. Implementing effective food safety programs: A strategy for improving nutrition and public health in  Pakistan. International Conference on Recent Advances in Human Nutrition with Special Reference to Vulnerable Groups. Dec. 14-17, 2009; February 18-21, 2010. Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  • Rasco, B.A., Bledsoe, G.E. and Zahoor, T. 2009. Impact of regulatory requirements and non-tariff barrier on food
  • safety and food security in developing countries. International Conference on Recent Advances in Human Nutrition with Special Reference to Vulnerable Groups. Dec. 14-17, 2009; February 18-21, 2010. Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2008. Various sessions. HACCP Training Program. University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. November 22 & 29, 2008.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2008. Compliance with European Standards for Imported Foods. Department of Fisheries, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nov. 17, 2008.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2008. Food hygiene and security. University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. Oct 26, 2008.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2008. Reducing microbial risks during harvest and post-harvest handling. University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. Oct 26, 2008.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2008. Food Safety. Pacific Northwest Horticulture Society Meeting. Everett, WA. January 9, 2008.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2007. Food products liability law. Colorado Bar Association. Denver, CO. September 15-17, 2007.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2007. An overview of food laws and regulations in the United Arab Emirates – An examination of the requirements for importation of fresh fruits and vegetables. Presented to USAID and Departments of Commerce, Finance and Agriculture, The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Kabul, Afghanistan. Aug 8, 2007.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2007. Recommendations based upon current international models for a program for issuing export certificates for food by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Presented to USAID and Departments of Commerce, Finance and Agriculture, The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Kabul, Afghanistan. Aug 8, 2007.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2007. Food defense in a high risk environment. Istanbul Conference on Democracy and Global Security. Istanbul, Turkey. June 14-16, 2007.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E.2007. An introduction to food defense. Istanbul Conference on Democracy and Global Security. Istanbul, Turkey. June 14-16, 2007.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2007.  Seafood Safety. Seafood Quality and Aquaculture, Aquaculture Interchange Program (AIP) Oceanic Institute. Honolulu, HI. October 22-24, 2007.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2007. Food product safety – consumer perceptions. Western Science Writers Conference. Spokane, WA Oct. 20, 2007.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2007. Improving caviar safety and quality. Idaho Aquaculture Association. Twin Falls, ID. June 9, 2007.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2007. Food processing in Afghanistan. Lewis and Clark Section, IFT, Pullman, WA. April 12, 2007.
  • Rasco, B.A.  and Lin, M. 2006. FT-IR studies in food science. Washington State Department of Health, Seattle, WA. April 3, 2006.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2006. Food security in the public health arena. Illinois Department of Health. Peoria, IL. Sept. 21-23, 2006.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2006. Food Terrorism and Anti-Terrorism Functions in Food Packaging. CIFTC. Montreal, CN. May 28-30, 2006.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2006. Liability for process authorities. IFTPS.  Orlando, FL. February 21-23, 2006.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2005. Regulatory compliance and liability – perspectives and survival tips for the food professional. Oregon Institute of Food Technologists. Portland, OR, Feb. 28, 2005.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2005. US Bioterrorism Act and border risk. Pacific Fisheries Technologists. Vancouver, BC. Feb. 23, 2005.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2005. Traceability – applications for aquaculture and living with COOL and FDA recordkeeping requirements. Pacific Fisheries Technologists. Vancouver, BC. Feb. 22. 2005.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2005. Seafood Safety and Risks. PAC Convention. Seattle, WA. October 4, 2005.
  • Rasco, BA. 2005. Seafood Safety. US Trout Farmers Association, San Diego, CA. Sept. 14-16, 2005.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2005. Food safety and agricultural security. Northwest Regional Economic Forum. Bellingham, WA. May 19-20, 2005.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2005. Bioterrorism: What is the risk to the food supply? Alamo Section. Institute of Food Technologists. San Antonio, TX. May 5, 2005.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2005. Bioterrorism: What is the risk to the food supply? Cactus Section. Institute of Food Technologists. Phoenix, AZ. February 9, 2005.
  • Wang, Y. and Rasco, B. A. et al. 2004. Traceability and food product safety. INFORM. Denver, CO. Oct. 27, 2004
  • Rasco, B.A. 2004. Marketing perishable food in a “food security” environment. UK/EU Food Consortium. London, UK. Sept. 6, 2004.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2004.  Value added products from aquaculture. Idaho Aquaculture Association Annual Meeting. Twin Falls, ID. June 12, 2004.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2004. Bioterrorism and foods. Food Safety Conference. Congreso de Inocuidad Alimenatario. 2004. Monterey, MX. Oct. 22-24, 2004.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2004. Food safety regulation and trade. British Columbia Food Technology Association (BCFT) and BC Food Protection Association, International Association of Food Protection. Burnaby, BC, CAN. Sept. 22, 2004.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2004. Food safety and bioterrorism. University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Burnaby, BC, CAN. Sept. 22, 2004.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2004.  Bioterrorism: What is the risk to the food supply? Institute of Food Technologists. Portland, OR. Sept. 14, 2004.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2004.  Establishment of model food safety regulations. CRIFTC, Yakama, WA. May 3, 2004.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2003. Recent Developments in Food Safety and Security. Institute of Food Technologists. Great Plains Section. Brookings, SD. November 17, 2003.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2003. Food Bioterrorism – Industry and Public Health Preparedness. Oregon Statewide Meeting: Food Security. Oregon State Department of Human Services. Salem, OR. September 10, 2003.
  • Rasco, B.A.  2003. Food Bioterrorism – Risks and Perceptions. Institute of Food Technologists. Section Meeting. IFT Distinguished Lecturer. Worchester, MA. May 15, 2003.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2003. Value added food processing in the Pacific Northwest. Western Regional Aquaculture Annual Meeting. Twin Falls, ID. June 7, 2003.
  • Rasco, B.A.  2003. Food Bioterrorism – Risks and Perceptions. Institute of Food Technologists. Section Meeting. IFT Distinguished Lecturer. Newton/Des Moines, IA. April 17, 2003.
  • Rasco, B.A.  2003. Food Bioterrorism – Strategies and Preventive Measures. Meeting. CCFRA. European Food Manufacturers Forum. London, UK. February 26, 2003.
  • Rasco, B.A.  2003. Food Bioterrorism – Risks and Perceptions. Institute of Food Technologists. Section Meeting. IFT Distinguished Lecturer. London, UK. February 25, 2003.
  • Rasco, B.A.  2003. Safe Food in a Dangerous World. Biological Systems Engineering Seminar Series. Pullman, WA. Feb. 14, 2003.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2003. Products Liability – Beyond Starlink®. 2003. CIB Symposium. Moscow, ID. September 12, 2003.
  • Wahl, T.I. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. International Trade and Pending Bioterrorism Regulations. Agribusiness and World Markets Committee, Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC) Seoul, South Korea. August 23, 2003.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. Homeland Defense. Food Bioterrorism- Legal Issues and Strategies. Institute of Food Technologists  Annual Meeting. Anaheim, CA. June 17, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. Food Bioterrorism- A Forum. Institute of Food Technologists  Annual Meeting.. Anaheim CA. June 17, 2002.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A.  2002. The Threat of Bioterrorism in Food and What to Do About It.  30th Research Director’s Roundtable. IFT. Annual Meeting. Anaheim, CA. June 16, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. Food law. Partnership for Growth. California Cooperative Extension, Eureka, CA. May 20, 2002.
  • Rasco , B.A. 2002. Liability issues facing food producers. Partnership for Growth. California Cooperative Extension. May 20, 2002. Eureka, CA.
  • Rasco, B.A.  2002. Food Bioterrorism – the New Bill. Farm to Table Conference. Moscow, ID. May 29-30, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A.  2002. Food Bioterrorism – Consumer Food Safety Issues. American Dietetics Association. Seattle, WA. April 26, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. Food Bioterrorism – Risks and Perceptions. Institute of Food Technologists. Section Meeting. IFT Distinguished Lecturer. Honolulu, HI. March 27, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. Food Bioterrorism – Risks and Perceptions. Institute of Food Technologists. Section Meeting. IFT Distinguished Lecturer. Hilo, HI. March  28, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. Food Bioterrorism – Risks and Perceptions. Institute of Food Technologists. Section Meeting. IFT Distinguished Lecturer. Sun Valley, ID. March,  19, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. Food Bioterrorism – Risks and Perceptions. Institute of Food Technologists. Section Meeting. IFT Distinguished Lecturer. Oklahoma City, OK. Includes TV program on regional CBS affiliate and news radio AM 1000. February, 24, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2001. Rural Water – Jurisdictional Issues. Farm to Table Conference. Moscow, ID. May 27, 2001.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2001. Bioterrorism – The Threat, Reality and Reaction. Hot Topic #1. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. June, 2001.
  • Wang, Y., and Rasco, B.A. 2001. HACCP and the Chinese food industries. Abstract 85-8. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. June, 2001.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. The new bioterrorism bill. Pacific Fisheries Technologists Annual Meeting (international). Reno, NV. Feb. 27-29, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2001.  Food Bioterrorism – Security Plans for Production Agriculture. Washington State Potato Commission. Annual Meeting. Moses Lake, WA. February 6-7, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2001. Food Bioterrorism – Risks and Perceptions. Institute of Food Technologists. Section Meeting. IFT Distinguished Lecturer. Indianapolis, IN. Sept. 19, 2001.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2001. Bioterrorism – The Threat, Reality and Reaction. Institute of Food Technologists. Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. June 24-27, 2001.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2000. Food products liability and recalls – at what cost?  Recalls- Are You Really Prepared? Conference. UCal Davis/California Dept. of Health. Sacramento, CA. October 24, 2000.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2000. Pearson v Shalala – Fall out and Issues. Current Status. Cascadia Conference, FDA/WSDA/ODA/IDA. Bellingham, WA. August 8, 2000.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2000. Hot Issues in Food Farm to Table Conference. Moscow, ID. May 24, 2000.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2000. Primer on corporate espionage. IFT Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. June, 2000.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A.  2000. Food security – Combating Bioterrorism. Symposium – The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms. IFT Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. June, 2000.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1999. What happens if you are sued – how food borne illness litigation proceeds in the United States. Sterling University, Sterling, Scotland. October 6, 1999.
  • Buzby, J., Frenzen, P., Rasco. B.A. 1999. Food poisoning litigation in the United States. IFT Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. July, 1999.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1999. Food safety regulations – litigant perspectives and legal challenges. Farm to Table Conference. Moscow, ID.May 27, 1999.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1999. What happens if you are sued?  Plant Tech Conference. Chicago, IL, May 24-26, 1999.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1998. Liability Issues. Managing the Impacts of HACCP and Product Recalls. National Fisheries Institute. Arlington, VA. September 14-15, 1998.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1998. What will it cost if you don’t…? From Farm to Table: Safe Food for America. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. September 28-29, 1998.
  • Products Liability and HACCP, School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Feb. 18, 1998.

Dr. Barbara Rasco

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