STEC – comprehensive food safety review
Seminar: Friday 12 May 2017
Campden BRI, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6LD, UK
Members of Campden BRI: £325 + VAT
Non–members: £435 + VAT
Group discounts available on request. Contact Daphne Davies
Shiga–toxin–producing E. coli (STEC) have become a key area of concern for the food industry, with incidences associated with the ‘Big 6’ serotypes now being reported. Interventions to control this situation are important. The Food Standards Agency has produced a new revised guidance document to assist with this.
The seminar will feature presentations from FSA, Public Health England other professional bodies, and will include:
- Overview of surveillance, outbreaks and recent developments
- Methods – ISO method and interpretation
- RELU E. coli O157 project (reducing risk in rural communities)
- A manufacturer’s response to STEC
- FSA O157 guidance document explained
- Alternative methods which are effective in controlling the risk of E. coli O157
Who should attend?
Food and beverage laboratory personnel, microbiologists and technical managers, food manufacturers, quality assurance staff, food safety managers.
Event director: Fiona Cawkell
Please note that copies of the presentations will not be available on the day but will be emailed within a few days of the event as an electronic download in PDF format.
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