High-Throughput Methods For Detecting Foodborne Pathogens

The program features laboratory sessions held each afternoon in FDA’s state of the art Northeast Regional Laboratory. The morning sessions feature presentations, which are designed to give an overview of the regulatory and scientific challenges to detecting food borne pathogens.
When May 06, 2009 09:00 AM to
May 08, 2009 05:00 PM
Where FDA Northeast Regional Laboratory, 158-15 Liberty Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11433
Contact NameCynthia Murphy
Contact Phone 718-262-2750
AttendeesThis is a professional workshop designed for attendees who have a minimum of one year of experience working in a microbiology laboratory, preferably one that is involved in the analysis of food, it is suitable for microbiologists, for technologists, laboratory supervisors, QA/QC personnel and representatives of companies or laboratories engaged in the manufacturing, processing or testing of foods and beverages for human consumption.
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Foodborne illness continues to be a public health hazard despite intensive efforts by governmental and commercial bodies. Control of the food supply can be improved by high-throughput screening of foods for common pathogens. This three-day professional workshop features in-depth presentations and hands-on sessions covering regulatory and labortory approaches. Experts from government, academia and industry will review the scientific and analytical bases for successful use of high-throughout methods

This workshop is sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, AOAC International, York College of the City University of New York, and the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation.

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