Basics of Environmental Monitoring Program and Sampling Webinar
June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar Series: Environmental Monitoring
Description: Prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes (Lm)in frozen food facilities is a major challenge to manufacturers and implementation of environmental sampling and monitoring programs is vital to Lm prevention and control. Experts in food microbiology will outline key elements of a robust verification program, including sampling tactics, strategies to identify Lm niches, and other tools to assess the impact of sanitation on Lm prevalence in the food production environment.
Time: 60 minutes
Audience: AFFI members, food safety experts, sanitors, QA, etc.
Key Learning Objectives: Elements of environmental monitoring including risk assessment, sampling locations (facility, equipment, tools, and personnel) and frequency, testing methods and limitations, and data management.