The food safety landscape is changing and this presents a litany of challenges. Learn about the food safety issues and how can they be addressed. Understand what responsibilities each of us must adopt to help ensure that our emergency food supply is safe.
Why Should You Attend
This webinar will address the complexity of defining safe food and examine the factors that impact on microbiological food safety. We will look at the changing cause of foodborne illness/food transmitted pathogens and the influence of demographics and geography on the changing landscape.
Areas Covered in this Webinar
Defining food safety
Risks and realities
The multiplicity of impacting factors
The changing landscape
Understand the roles and responsibilities for mitigating food contamination and foodborne illness.
Who Will Benefit
Food Safety Inspectors
Michael has been an Environmental Microbiologist for more than 42 years. He is a Past President of the Ontario Food Protection Association (OFPA), the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) and AOAC International. He serves as Chair for the AOAC Expert Review Committee for Microbiology, as a scientific reviewer in Microbiology for the AOAC OMA and the AOAC Research Institute, as a reviewer for Standard Method for the Examination of Water and Wastewater and as a chapter editor on QA for the Compendium of Methods in Microbiology. He is also a lead auditor/assessor in microbiology for the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) and is Vice-chair of the CALA Board of Directors.