Food Safety and Security at the World’s Most Watched Event—Super Bowl XLII: Mega Special Event Challenges Revealed

Speakers:         David F. Ludwig, MPH, RS, Environmental Health Manager, Maricopa County Environmental Services, AZ

                        Jessica Reighard, Special Events Program Coordinator, Maricopa County Environmental Services, AZ


The Super Bowl is more than just a football game and a $9.00 hot dog and $10.00 beer.  It is people, security, planning, more planning and table top exercises to make this world class day have a positive outcome.   Find out the insight to how a local Environmental Health program grapples with ensuring the health and safety of hundreds of thousands of fans game day and the prior months events leading up to this mega event.  Demonstrating Active Managerial Control for Food Challenges and become part of the solution can be easier said than done, but can this template work for you at your next large special event?