High-Throughput Methods For Detecting Foodborne Pathogens
|When|| May 06, 2009 09:00 AM
May 08, 2009 05:00 PM
|Where||FDA Northeast Regional Laboratory, 158-15 Liberty Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11433|
|Contact Name||Cynthia Murphy|
This 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.