The virtual 2022 Food Safety Workshop presentations are being hosted November 10-18. This year’s session will focus on the importance of proper cooling methods and a review of recent foodborne disease outbreak data along with the lessons learned. Additionally, you can join us for a daily snippet of information related to the new food code requirements and the tools available.
Registration for each session is required. WSBRS CEUs will be pre-approved. Presentation slides will be available online after the sessions have concluded.
Register today! You will receive a confirmation email within two business days. We look forward to seeing you!
The Importance of Proper Cooling
Thursday, November 10
10:00 - 11:30am
Cooling is a common practice in retail food establishments. In this presentation, we will discuss the public health significance of proper cooling methods, the pathogens of concern, and associated illnesses and outbreaks. We will review how to cool food safely following proper procedures and how to evaluate cooling in retail settings.
2020 & 2021 Foodborne Disease Outbreaks & Lessons Learned
Thursday, November 17
10:00 - 11:30am
Join us for an overview of the last two years of Washington state and national foodborne illness data. Reviewing illnesses linked to specific food handling practices and products allows us to learn valuable lessons for preventing future foodborne outbreaks.
Food Code Snippets
Monday-Friday, November 14-18, 2022
Start your day with a quick discussion on the Washington State Retail Food Code. These 30-minute sessions will discuss the new code requirements and implementation using the available Active Managerial Control templates. Register to attend one or more of the daily snippets. Sessions will be recorded. The Active Managerial Control Materials that will be discussed are available online at www.doh.wa.gov/foodrules.
Snippet 1 – Refillable Reusables (Monday)
Snippet 2 – Vomit Clean-up & Other Required Plans (Tuesday)
Snippet 3 – Date Marking (Wednesday)
Snippet 4 – Employee Health & Bare Hand Contact (Thursday)
Snippet 5 – Certified Managers & Active Managerial Control (Friday)
Cyndi Free, 360-236-3384