Salmonella Chicken Import Seizure in Dudley

Category
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
Date(s)
Thursday 13th February 2014 (09:30-13:00)
Contact

Places are limited and are offered on a first-come-first-served basis
For further information please contact:

Gill Burrows
+44 (0) 0121 414 9151
g.burrows@bham.ac.uk

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Description

The seminar talks will cover the following key areas:

  • Practical food sampling of frozen food
  • Seizure and detention of frozen food
  • Co-operation and collaborative working
  • Microbiological sampling and analysis

This seminar will be of interest to EH practitioners from industry and local government, safety/quality managers from industry and food business operators.

Seminar Fee: Free

Venue

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston B15 2TS;
Room: Barber Lecture Theatre (R14 on map

Timetable

  • 9:30 – 9:50: Coffee & Registration
  • 9:50 - 10:00:  University Welcome. Madeleine Smith, Division of Food Safety, School of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham.
  • 10:00 - 11:00:  “Your chicken sandwich – an international incident” (Marilyn Harvey, Quality Manager, FWE Laboratory Birmingham, Public Health England)
  • 11:00 – 11:20:   Coffee break
  • 11:20 - 12:45: “Why did the chicken cross the sea – a tale of collaborative working” (Frances Johnson, Principal EHO (ret), Dudley Council)
  • 12:45 – 13:00: Summary and networking