Join Us at the STOP Foodborne Illness Event—and Win a Prize!

STOP Foodborne Illness, a nonprofit, public health organization, is recognizing Food Day (Monday, October 24) by holding a special event at the John Hancock Center in Chicago. Cole-Parmer is a co-sponsor of the event, taking place from 7:00 am to 10:00 am local time. Guests stopping by will earn a chance to spin the Food Safety Trivia Wheel and win a prize! Prizes include food safety items, storage containers, gift certificates, a weekend stay at the Palmer House Hilton, and more.

STOP is dedicated to the prevention of illness and death from foodborne pathogens by advocating for sound public policy, building public awareness, and assisting those impacted by foodborne illness.

Food Day is designed to advocate for affordable and healthy food produced in a sustainable and humane way. According to, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) are the Honorary Co-Chairs for Food Day 2011. The day is sponsored by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Stop by and meet our Cole-Parmer representative at the event, taking place at the base of the John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago.

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