Upcoming Events


Burdock Group's team of scientists and toxicologists regularly present during and attend important industry events. Please join us for these upcoming events.



January 2015



International Production & Processing Expo

January 27-29, 2015

Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA

Booth #2229




March 2015



Society of Toxicology: ToxExpo

Will Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) become an Endangered Species?

Presented by Ray A. Matulka, Ph.D.

March 22-26, 2015

Orlando, FL


Students, Apply Now for the Burdock Group Food Safety Travel Awards!

Full-time graduate students attending Annual Meeting with research interests in the toxicology of food and food ingredients; students early in their graduate training who have not attended an SOT Annual Meeting are particularly encouraged to apply.

Requirements: Letter of request indicating: Student is enrolled in good standing in a masters or doctoral training program (and not possessing another doctoral level degree); How student’s research and training relate to food safety/toxicology (1/2 page or less); Any other travel award received for this meeting or previous meetings; Whether student and major advisor are currently members of Food Safety Specialty Section; Agreement that student will become a member of Food Safety Specialty Section if not already a member; Signatures of student and major academic advisor.

Winner receives: Up to $600 per student to cover meeting expenses not met by other funding or travel awards. The winner will also receive a recognition plaque commemorating the event. There may be up to three winners per year, with the cash award for each winner limited to $500.

Contact: Laurie Dolan  



Clean Label Conference


Clean Label Conference

Natural Color in the USA: The Process to Natural Color Approval – What Product Developers Need to Know

Presented by Ray A. Matulka, Ph.D.

March 31 - April 1, 2015

Chicago, IL

Register now!





April 2015



Petfood Forum

FDA's New Guidelines on Nanotechnology

Presented by Ray A. Matulka, Ph.D.

April 27-30, 2015

Kansas City, MO

 Booth #335




July 2015


Institute of Food Technologist's Annual Food + Meeting

July 11-14, 2015

Chicago, IL

Booth #3945