Food Safety Issues in the Event of Disasters: Practical Application
This course incorporates interactive and performance-based activities to address food safety issues commonly faced in the event of a disaster. Food safety response and recovery issues that will be covered include situational assessments, inspectional concerns, salvage and other mitigation strategies related to food retail and processing facilities impacted by a natural or man-made disaster.
Twelve (12) instructional hours (1 1/2 days). The course will run from 8a-5p on April 27, 2017 and 8a-12p on April 28, 2017.
The web-base course, Food Safety Issues in the Event of Disasters: An Introduction is a pre-requisite for this course (3 hours plus exam). It is recommended, but not required, that participants have field inspection experience and basic food microbiology knowledge.
Dates: Thursday, 4/27/17, 8a-5p; Friday, 4/28/17, 8a-12p
Location: Federal Building Annex, Conference Rm B, Corner of 8th and C Street, Anchorage, AK 99513 You will need to pass through building security to enter.– bring a valid photo id. Street parking—give yourself plenty of time.
Amenities: Coffee will be available during course. Lunch is not included (several restaurants nearby).
Registration: To register for this course, contact Lorinda Lhotka at (907)451-2119 or by email
Lorinda.Lhotka@alaska.gov. There is no fee for this course.
Note: funding for this course was made possible by the Food and Drug Administration through a grant in support of the Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards.