Date: Monday,16th May, 2011
This one-day conference will focus on various aspects of Listeria including persistence, virulence and control. With some international speakers and covering the island of Ireland, it will be of interest to those in industry, regulation, research and public health.
FREE Registration for all safefood Network members
To register for this event please visit www.safefood.ning.com , sign up for the safefood Listeria Network and register at events. Alternatively please contact Dr Kieran Jordan (safefood Listeria Network Facilitator) by email at Kieran.Jordan@teagasc.ie to register.
Location: Moorepark, Fermoy , Co. Cork
9.15-9.30 Dr. David McCleery, safefood. Welcome
9.30-10.15 Doug Eddy, Dairy Food Safety, Victoria, Australia. Taking Regulation from Prescription to Risk-based Outcomes – an Australian perspective
10.15-10.45 Dr. Cormac Gahan, University College Cork. Listeria monocytogenes strain variation: Are all strains equally pathogenic?
10.45-11.15 Coffee break
11.15-11.45 Dr. Mary Friel, FSAI. Update on regulatory & surveillance activities in the Republic of Ireland
11.45-12.30 Dr Anne Booth, Food Standards Agency, UK. The Food Standards Agency’s Listeria Risk Management Programme
2.00-2.30 Dr. Bob Madden, AFBI, Northern Ireland. Listeria in Northern Ireland
2.30-3.00 Ed Fox, Moorepark. The Irish National Database of subtyped Listeria monocytogenes from food, clinical and environmental sources
3.15-3.45 Dr. Olivia McAuliffe, Moorepark. Controlling Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Foods: The Potential of ‘Natural’ Controls
3.45-4.30 Dr. Rene Imhoff, ALP, Switzerland. Successful strategies against Listeria monocytogenes in Switzerland
From South (Cork)
- At end of motorway N8 from Cork to Fermoy take 2nd exit at roundabout continuing on the N8
- Moorepark Centre is located on your left.
From North (Dublin)
- Moorepark is located on N8 approx 12kms from Mitchelstown.