Knowledge is Power - Cork

Date: Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Time: 9:15am - 12:00pm

Venue: Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy

What you need to know to produce safe food for the consumer

safefood in partnership with Teagasc are hosting free workshops specifically for SME food business and those working within the wider food sector providing practical advice on how to produce and handle food safely. Our experts will be there to address all your burning food safety questions. The workshop will cover:

  • What you need to know about bacteria and how to control them to keep your customer’s safe
  • Choosing and using hygiene cleaning products
  • Managing food allergens / labelling​


This is what other business have said about our workshops:

I found the true life experience of participants (milk/cheese production) helpful and informative. I enjoyed the relaxed and open atmosphere generated by the speakers."

- Eileen Daly, Naturally Cordial, Carlow.

Lots of good information & practical advice. Excellent topics covered and explained in simple terms rather than heavy detail."

- Nicola Kearns, Niks Tea, Dublin.





Welcome from safefood


Do bacteria have a free travel pass in your facility? - Dr Kieran Jordan (Teagasc)


Effective cleaning: The rights and wrongs - Mr Eddie O'Neill (Teagasc)


Tea / coffee break with networking


Food poisoning bacteria: What you need to know - Dr Kieran Jordan (Teagasc)


Food allergens in a nutshell - Dr James McIntosh (safefood)


Getting to Know the Food Regulator - Food Safety Authority of Ireland


Guest speaker


General discussion and Q & A​


Lunch and Close


  • Registration is now closed.

Please note: Photography and video recording may take place at the event and these images may be used in safefood promotional materials, publications and website content. By attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any safefood materials. These training workshops are part of the safefood Knowledge Networks programme of activities to enable professionals within the agri-food sector to meet new and emerging food safety challenges.