This webinar will address the complexity of providing safe food and examine the factors that impact on microbiological food safety. It will look at the changing nature of foodborne/food transmitted pathogens and the influence of demographics and geography on the changing landscape. Attendees will understand cooperative roles and responsibilities for mitigating food contamination in order to prevent foodborne illness.
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.