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Driscolls Listeria Workshop

 

Listeria monocytogenes Intervention and Control Workshop for the Produce Industry

Agenda (Eastern Time)
Recordings of each of the sessions can be found here.

Day 1- Thursday, February 18                                           

12:00 – 12:15 pm        Welcome & Introduction
 (9:00 PT)                                           

12:15 – 12:45 pm        Environmental Pathogens 101
Jennifer McEntire/Emily Griep, United Fresh

12:45 – 1:15 pm          Case Study: What Went Wrong                             
Trevor Suslow, UC Davis

1:15 – 2:00 pm            Listeria vs Salmonella Vulnerabilities and Control Measures in Growing and Packing Environment
Trevor Suslow & Emily Griep                                    

2:00 – 2:30 pm            Sanitation Best Practices                                         
Neil Bogart, Ecolab

2:30 – 3:00 pm            Open Questions


Day 2– Tuesday, February 23

12:00 – 12:45 pm       Sanitary Design: Optimal, and in Real Life           
Rudi Groppe, Heinzen/Blue Sky Designs       

1:45 – 2:45 pm            Designing an EMP that gets you Results             
Jennifer M./Emily G.              


Day 3 Thursday, February 25

1:00 – 1:30 pm            Case Study: Investigation Toolbox                       
Erin Mertz, Ecolab

1:30 – 2:00 pm            Interpretation Complications                     
Jennifer McEntire

2:00 – 2:30 pm            Open Questions


Day 4 Monday, March 1

12:00 – 12:45 pm      Regulatory Update                                                     
Jennifer McEntire

12:45 – 1:15 pm         Assessing “the next best thing”

1:15 – 1:45 pm          Open Questions and Answers

1:45 – 2:15 pm          Pros and Cons of Zone 1 testing

2:15 – 3:00 pm        Discussion: Whole Genome Sequencing             
Panel with Don Kautter & Annemarie Buchholz FDA and Trevor Suslow, UC Davis


*Materials for breakout sessions will be sent to invited attendees separately