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Yakima Lm Workshop
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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

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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
Emily Griep, Ph.D., United Fresh
 8:45 - 9:30am

Case Study: Pick 2 to Learn What Went Wrong?
Trevor Suslow, Ph.D., Produce Marketing Association

9:30 - 10:15 am 

Panel Discussion: Whole Genome Sequencing
Moderator: Faith Critzer, Ph.D., Washington State University

Panelists: 

Jovana Kovacevic, Ph.D., Oregon State University
Mickey Parish, Ph.D., FDA
Trevor Suslow, Ph.D., Produce Marketing Association

10:15 - 10:30 am BREAK
10:30 - 11:30 am 

Breakout Session: You've Got a Positive, Now What? You Didn't Get a Positive, Why Not and What Might This Mean?
Emily Griep, Ph.D., United Fresh for Peter Taormina, Ph.D., Etna Food Safety Consulting

11:30 - Noon Sanitation Best Practices
Elis Owens, Ph.D., Birko
12:00 - 1:00 pm  LUNCH
1:00 - 1:45 pm 

Blue Sky Sanitary Design
Alan Heinzen, Heinzen Manufacturing International

1:45 - 2:30 pm  Sanitary Design in Legacy Operations
Melissa Ortner, Channelized Integrated Solutions
2:30 - 3:30 pm 

Breakout Session: Sanitary Design
Breakout Leaders:

Alan Heinzen, Heinzen Manufacturing International
Melissa Ortner, Channelized Integrated Solutions

3:30 - 3:45 pm BREAK
3:45 - 4:30 pm  Using GMPs to Manage Listeria
Faith Critzer, Ph.D., Washington State University
4:30 - 5:00 pm Q&A Session
5:30 - 7:30 pm 

Lm Workshop Reception & Networking
Red Lion Hotel - Yakima Center
607 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA

**Full open bar with hot and cold hors d'oeuvres**

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Time Event 
7:30 - 8:00 am

Hot Breakfast

8:00 - 8:30 am

Group Exercise: Picture the Solution

8:30 - 9:30 am   Details of Environmental Monitoring 
Trevor Suslow, Ph.D., Produce Marketing Association
9:30 - 10:00 am Case Study: Investigation Toolbox
Erin Mertz, EcoLab
10:00 - 10:15 am  BREAK
10:15 - 11:00 am Regulatory Update
Emily Griep, Ph.D., United Fresh
11:00 - Noon

Debate: Pros and Cons of Zone 1 Testing

12:00 - 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 - 1:30 pm Interpretation Complications
Emily Griep, Ph.D., United Fresh for Peter Taormina, Ph.D., Etna Food Safety Consulting
1:30 - 2:30 pm Breakout Session: Assessing "The Next Best Thing"
2:30 - 3:00 pm  Q&A Session
 3:00 pm ADJOURN