Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Yearly Report
The report will include updates on the 2017 Food Code, 2017 Voluntary Retail Program Standards, ongoing research projects, FoodShield Resource Site and additional items.
Robert Sudler, Jr., FDA
Mr. Sudler joined CFSAN’s Retail Food Policy Team in January, 2015. Prior to that, he served as the program manager for the District of Columbia’s Department of Health, Food Safety and Hygiene Inspection Services Division from 2007 – 2014. In his role as program manager, he helped coordinate and manage food safety and security for the past 3 Presidential Inaugurations as well as many other NSSE events including the Nuclear Security Summit, African Leaders Summit, IMF World Leaders Summit, G8 and G20 summits.
From 1999 – 2007, he was responsible for standardization and training of sanitarians in his role as the Food Technologist for the District of Columbia Health Department. He has additional work experience with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, UMD / FDA Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, The Philadelphia Zoological Society and Rhone – Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals.
He obtained his Masters in Food Science from the University of Maryland College Park in 1999. While attending UMCP, he co-authored research involving the Antibiotic Resistance of gram negative pathogens isolated from retail meats. He also holds a Bachelor’s in Animal Science obtained in 1997 from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
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