David Rosenblatt, DVM


Director of Learning


Sher Consulting and Training

Presentation description:

Pet food safety culture lessons from COVID-19 —David Rosenblatt, DVM, director of learning, Sher Consulting and Training, explains the most current science on employee motivation and how this new knowledge can be applied immediately, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rosenblatt will present a case study of an organizational learning experience program that replaced an establishment’s traditional training program and delivered remarkable measurable results. In addition, he will share lessons from immediate behavioral changes imposed by the coronavirus outbreak and how these lessons can be applied as part of an organizational culture.


Rosenblatt received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the Hebrew University, then worked at Unilever Israel as company veterinarian, R&D manager for pet food and SHEQA (safety, health, environment & QA) manager. He then joined the Standards Institution of Israel as head of the food sector and senior educator, and is still a lead auditor for numerous international standards. In 2005, Rosenblatt joined Sher Consulting and Training. He teaches companion animal nutrition and food safety at the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine and has lectured at numerous conferences and workshops internationally on food and pet food safety and quality management. Rosenblatt contributed to the textbook Petfood Technology as writer and chapter editor, and his articles have been published previously in Petfood Industry magazine. He is a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Nutritionists and the International Association for Food Protection.