Controlling Listeria in Fresh Produce: Tree Fruit Packing Operations

Agenda

  • Friday, March 31, 2017
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    8:30 AM 
    Introduction - The New Regulatory Environment
    Speakers:
    9:00 AM 
    Microbiological Characteristics of Listeria
    Speakers:
    9:45 AM 
    Listeria Sources, Harborage Sites, and Routes of Contamination in Packing Operations
    Speakers:
    10:30 AM 
    Break
    10:45 AM 
    Sanitation Principles - Cleaners & Sanitizers
    Speakers:
    11:30 AM 
    Verification of Cleaning & Sanitizing
    Speakers:
    12:15 PM 
    Lunch
    1:00 PM 
    Travel to Packing Facility
     

    Breakout Sessions (1:30-4:30 PM)

    A) Foam Cleaning of Roller Brushes & Adjacent Areas
    (Three 45-minute repeating demonstrations sessions will be conducted.)
    B) Verification of Cleaning Effectiveness Using ATP Bioluminescence Testing
    (Three 45-minute repeating demonstrations sessions will be conducted.)
    C) Monitoring of the Prevalence of Listeria in the Packing Environment
    (Three 45-minute repeating demonstrations sessions will be conducted.)
     
    4:40 PM 
    Class Dismissed
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