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Ephrata Lm Workshop
October 30-31, 2019 PMA and United Fresh Joint Listeria Workshop One and a half day Lm Intervention & Control Workshop designed for the produce industry, featuring general sessions on sanitary design, sanitation best practices and environmental monitoring with breakout sessions, panel discussions, case studies and much more. October 30-31, 2019 PMA and United Fresh Joint Listeria Workshop One and a half day Lm Intervention & Control Workshop designed for the produce industry, featuring general sessions on sanitary design, sanitation best practices and environmental monitoring with breakout sessions, panel discussions, case studies and much more.
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Time Event
7:30 - 8:00 am  Hot Breakfast/Registration
 8:00 - 8:20 am  Welcome & Introductions
 8:20 - 8:45 am Family Feud: Background Information on Lm/Listeriosis
Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D., United Fresh
 8:45 - 9:30 am

Case Study: Pick 2 to Learn What Went Wrong?
Jill Dunlop, Produce Marketing Association

9:30 - 10:30 am  Breakout Session: You've Got a Positive, Now What? You Didn't Get a Positive, Why Not and What Might This Mean?
Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D., United Fresh on behalf of Peter Taormina, Ph.D., Etna Food Safety Consulting
10:30 - 10:45 am

BREAK

10:45 - 11:15 am Sanitation Best Practices
Elis Owens, Ph.D., Birko
11:15 - 12:15 pm Sanitary Design: Optimal, and in Real Life
Melissa Ortner, Heinzen
12:15 - 1:15 pm  LUNCH, provided
1:15 - 2:15 pm  Breakout Session: Sanitary Design
2:15 - 3:00 pm 

Using GMPs to Manage Listeria
Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Penn State University

3:00 - 3:15 pm BREAK
3:15 - 3:45 pm 

Case Study: Investigation Toolbox
Erin Mertz, Ecolab

3:45 - 4:15 Group Exercise: Picture the Solution
4:15 - 5:00 pm Q&A Session & Open Discussion
5:00 - 7:00 pm 

Lm Workshop Reception & Networking
Hosted by Four Seasons Produce
Enter a Chance to Win an iPad!

**Beer & Wine Bar with hot and cold hors d'oeuvres**

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Time Event 
7:30 - 8:00 am

Hot Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 am

Details of Environmental Monitoring 
Trevor Suslow, Ph.D., Produce Marketing Association

9:00 - 9:45 am

Panel Discussion: Whole Genome Sequencing
Moderator: Don Kautter, FDA

9:45 - 10:15 am Getting Your Pennies: Making the Case to Upper Management
10:15 - 10:30 am  BREAK
10:30 - 11:15 am Regulatory Update
Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D., United Fresh
11:15 - Noon

Debate: Pros and Cons of Zone 1 Testing

12:00 - 12:30 pm LUNCH, provided
12:30 - 1:00 pm Interpretation Complications
Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D., United Fresh on behalf of Peter Taormina, Ph.D., Etna Food Safety Consulting
1:00 - 2:00 pm Breakout Session: Assessing "The Next Best Thing"
2:00 pm ADJOURN

Contact

VP Produce Safety - Trevor Suslow

Dr. Trevor Suslow

VP, Produce Safety

+1 (302) 607-2157

Email Trevor

Jill Dunlop - Director, Food Safety

Jill Dunlop

Director, Food Safety

+1 (302) 781-5858

Email Jill