Oct
17
Thu
Forage 2019 @ Murchison Centre (Oct 17); Inn at Bay Fortune (Oct 18)
Oct 17 – Oct 18 all day

Forage, Atlantic Canada’s premiere food tourism summit and experiential event, returns to Canada’s Food Island October 17-18, 2019 with a jam packed schedule of speakers, interactive workshops, and culinary celebrations geared towards chefs, farmers, fishers, food producers, and other food industry stakeholders.

Register before October 1, 2019 and SAVE!

Oct
23
Wed
HACCP & Implementation of Preventative Control Plans @ Holiday InnExpress,
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm

Objective: This comprehensive HACCP training course conducted by BioFoodTech covers all aspects of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) concept as it relates to all sectors of food processing. Covers the requirements for Canadian QMP and FSEP programs, and has been updated for Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. This is a hands on course with 50 % of course time spent preparing a HACCP plan for a product chosen by the participants.

Instructors: Ebo Budu-Amoako, Ph.D., Senior Microbiologist & Jim Landrigan, P.Eng., M.B.A., Technical Advisor

Topics Covered

1) Introduction to HACCP
2) Hazards
3) Introduction to Preventive Control Plan (PCP) Elements
4) HACCP Plan

For more course information click here.

Please note: A minimum number of participants is required to hold training courses and if not met courses may be cancelled. If registered, you will be notified and a full refund will be issued. Register early!

 

Oct
29
Tue
Plant Sanitation and Listeria Control for Plant Workers @ Hilton Garden Inn Halifax Airport
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


The Early Bird Discount ends September 30th, 2019.

The purpose of this workshop conducted by BIO|FOOD|TECH is to help improve the effectiveness of plant sanitation workers by providing them with the necessary information to help understand their vital role in plant sanitation and the control of Listeria in their plant’s environment and products

Instructors:

Ebo Budu-Amoako, Ph.D., Senior Microbiologist
Jim Landrigan, P.Eng., M.B.A., Technical Advisor

Topics Covered

1) Background
2) Overview of Listeria monocytogenes
3) Sources of Listeria monocytogenes in the Food Plant Environment
4) Factors that contribute to Listeria monocytogenes in the Food Plant
5) Control of Listeria monocytogenes in the Food Plant
6) Importance of Control Programs

For more Information click here.

Nov
14
Thu
Quality Control for QC Staff @ Holiday Inn St. John's Conference Centre
Nov 14 all day
Objective: This comprehensive food safety course provided by BioFoodTech covers all aspects of quality control and lab training for QC staff.

Instructors: Ebo Budu-Amoako, Ph.D., Senior Microbiologist & Jim Landrigan, P.Eng., M.B.A., Technical Advisor

Topics Covered:

A) Quality Control Activities

1) Measurements, Techniques, Equipment’s, Calibration, Standards

2) Sampling

3) Interpretation of External Laboratory Results

5) CCP Monitoring and Verification of Records

6) In House Inspections (Methods, Tools)

7) In-house Training Techniques

B) Basic Laboratory Techniques

8) Rapid Testing

9) Testing Schedule 

10) Documentation (Methods, Results)

11) Proficiency Evaluation

12) SQF Edition 8 Requirements

Click here for more course information.

Please note: A minimum number of participants is required to hold training courses and  not met, courses may be cancelled. If registered, you will be notified and a refund will be issued. Early Bird Discount ends Oct 18. Register early!

Nov
15
Fri
Plant Sanitation and Listeria Control for Plant Workers @ Holiday Inn St. John's Conference Centre
Nov 15 all day

The Early Bird Discount ends October 15th, 2019.

The purpose of this workshop conducted by BioFoodTech is to help improve the effectiveness of plant sanitation workers by providing them with the necessary information to help understand their vital role in plant sanitation and the control of Listeria in their plant’s environment and products

Instructors:

Ebo Budu-Amoako, Ph.D., Senior Microbiologist
Jim Landrigan, P.Eng., M.B.A., Technical Advisor
Topics Covered

1) Background
2) Overview of Listeria monocytogenes 

3) Sources of Listeria monocytogenes in the Food Plant Environment
4) Factors that contribute to Listeria monocytogenes in the Food Plant
5) Control of Listeria monocytogenes in the Food Plant
6) Importance of Control Programs

For more Information click here.