Microbial Validation and Verification Workshop

PROGRAM AGENDA

 

September 16-17, 2015
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 
  Laying the Foundation:
  • Why Hazard Analysis is So Important
     
  Microbial Verification:
  • Environmental Testing
  • Product Testing
  Microbial Validation:
  • Statistical Considerations
  • Conducting a Challenge Study    
  • Conducting an In-plant Validation
  • Modeling
     
  Applied Concepts in Validation
  • Thermobacteriology
  • Microbiology in Food Processing
  • Determining Heat Resistance
  • Thermal Resistance Data Interpretation
  • Application of D and z values
  Regulatory Expectations for Validation:
  • FSIS   
  • FDA