Mr. Michael Brodsky

Area Of Expertise : Food safety
43 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Food & Dietary Supplements

Michael Brodsky has been an Environmental Microbiologist for more than 47 years. He is a Past President of the Ontario Food Protection Association, the International Association for Food Protection and AOAC International. He serves as co-Chair for the AOAC Expert Review Committee for Microbiology, as a scientific reviewer in Microbiology for the AOAC Official Methods of Analysis and the AOAC Research Institute. He is a reviewer for Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater and a chapter co-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.

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Live Webinar

Food Safety, Security and Fraud-Are You Ready?

Microbiological issues of food safety have historically been considered the result of inadvertent contamination. Intentional contamination or adulteration of food is, however, also a reality. Traditional HACCP programs are designed to enhan ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
  • Sep 25, 2019
Recorded Webinar

Emerging Issues in Food Safety Locally, Nationally and Globally

The food safety landscape is changing and this presents a litany of challenges. Learn about the issues and how can they be addressed. Understand what responsibilities each of us must adopt to help ensure that our food supply is safe. This w ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) in the Laboratory - Addressing Non-Conformances

This RCA webinar will define a specific set of steps and associated tools that you can use to determine the primary cause of non-conformance in your laboratory. You will learn to determine what happened, why it happened and how to reduce th ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Food Allergen Programs - Current Trends, Technologies and Risk Mitigation

An Allergen Control Plan is a critical component in your product safety initiatives. Your Allergen Control Plan is your company’s written document regarding the storage, handling, processing, packaging, and identification of allergenic food ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Quality Control of Microbiological Media, Reagents and Test Kits

During this webinar, we will discuss a practical QC approach for in-house prepared and/or commercially purchased media, test kits and reagents specifically applicable to microbiology laboratories to assess the acceptability of the performan ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Update: Everything old is New again

Many laboratories have successfully developed and implementing a functional quality management system that not only complies with the management and technical requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 but also meets their needs. Some are still str ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Breaking the Mold: Best Practices for Mycotoxins Prevention and Control in Food

Mycotoxins are a group of naturally occurring toxins produced by moulds or fungi in grain while in the field or during storage. Typically triggered by weather extremes, these toxins can impair human health and cause economic losses in livestock. T ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Verification or Validation of methods in Food Microbiology

Method validation and method verification are two distinct procedures required to comply with ISO/IEC Standard 17025 for a microbiology laboratory accreditation. Unfortunately the two terms are often used interchangeably with serious consequences. ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

In-House or Out House, A Corporate Dilemma

Retaining analytical support in-house or using a contract laboratory is a corporate decision that should not be based on cost alone. This session will address factors that food companies need to consider before making decisions on outsourcing ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Emerging Issues in Food Safety-Locally, Nationally, Globally

This training program will focus on understanding and accepting our respective responsibilities to help ensure that our food supply is safe by pursuing a food safety culture locally, nationally and globally. The food safety landscape is changi ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins