Webinar on “Relevance of Microbial End-Product Testing in Food Safety Management”

Brussels, Belgium

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This Webinar on the ‘Relevance of Microbial End-Product Testing in Food Safety Management’ on 25 November 2015, 17.00-18.00 CET was organised jointly by the ILSI Europe Risk Analysis in Food Microbiology Task Force and the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).


The flyer is available here.


The purpose of this webinar would be to offer a practical approach to food safety professionals in industry, academia and regulatory agencies on the ‘Relevance of microbial end-product testing in food safety management’. This webinar presented the findings from two recent publications on the topic and provided a platform for discussion (Zwietering et al., 2015) and (Buchanan & Schaffner, 2015).

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Subscription was absolutely free and was possible as of 28 October 2015 via http://www.foodprotection.org/events-meetings/webinars/.


Ms Lilou van Lieshout (ILSI Europe, BE)
Prof. Marcel Zwietering - Moderator (Wageningen University, NL)

The role of validation, verification and microbiological sampling in a food safety management system
Dr Mats Peterz (Nestlé, CH)

The relevance of end product testing: the example of canned foods and cooked ham
Dr Jeanne-Marie Membré (INRA, FR)

FSMA: Testing as a tool for verifying preventive controls
Prof. Donald Schaffner (Rutgers University, US)

Questions and Answers


For more information on this event, please contact Ms Lilou van Lieshout, Scientific Project Manager.