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Food Microbiology Workshop

August 13 @ 8:00 am - August 14 @ 12:00 pm

$425

Join OSU’s Food and Agricultural Products Center for this Food Microbiology Workshop, where industry experts will delve into the intricacies of ensuring food safety through microbiological analysis. Over two days, participants will engage in comprehensive sessions covering various aspects of food microbiology, from regulatory compliance to practical laboratory exercises.

Day 1 starts with registration and a warm welcome, followed by participant introductions to foster networking and collaboration. The morning sessions focus on foundational knowledge, including a comprehensive overview of food microbiology and discussions on sanitation practices and microbial verification.

As the day progresses, participants will dive into the regulatory landscape, exploring USDA and FDA regulations alongside microbial testing methods endorsed by these agencies and AOAC. The afternoon sessions shifts toward practical skills, covering microbial sampling techniques, pathogen testing considerations, and hands-on laboratory exercises.

Day 2 delves deeper into foodborne pathogens and regulations, with focused discussions on Salmonella, L. Monocytogenes, and STEC E.coli. Attendees will also explore spoilage microorganisms and rapid testing methods, including immunodiagnostic tests, magnetic bead enrichment, and PCR.

Join this immersive and educational experience designed to enhance your understanding and skills in food microbiology, ensuring the safety and quality of food products.

A $25 fee will be billed to those who fail to cancel or attend. The registration fees cover lunch, refreshments, and workshop material costs.

For more information or to register, visit the workshop webpage, or contact Karen Smith by email or phone (405-744-6277).

Details

Start:
August 13 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 14 @ 12:00 pm
Cost:
$425
Event Category:
Website:
https://calendar.okstate.edu/oces/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D175175168

Organizer

Karen Smith
Phone
405-744-6277
Email
karenl.smith@okstate.edu

Venue

ROBERT M. KERR FOOD & AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS CENTER
Stillwater, OK 74078 United States + Google Map