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2022 Program

2022 Food Safety & Sanitation Program*

November 8-9, 2022

November 8th, 2022

8:30 am General Session 1 Life Inside a Biofilm: Transients, Persisters, Mingling and Cohabitating in “Listeriaville” – Jovana Kovacevic, Oregon State University

10:15 am Workshop Session 1

  • +Basics of Food Microbiology – Ravi Jadeja, Oklahoma State University
  • What to do about Rodenticides – Ashley Roden, Sprague Pest Solutions
  • Internal Food Plant Audits – Silas Strother
  • +Basics of Cleaning and Foaming – Tim Howard, Dubois Chemicals, Inc.
  • Washington State Recalls At A Glance – Caleb James and Joel Perez, Washington State Department of Agriculture

11:15 am Workshop Session 1 – Repeat, pick another workshop session to attend

1:15 pm General Session 2  Revised FDA Environmental Monitoring Procedures:  What You Need to Know – Bryan Armentrout, The Food Leadership Group

2:50 pm Workshop Session 2

  • Allergen Sanitation: Wet & Dry Strategies! – Charles J Giambrone, Rochester Midland Corp.
  • +Basic Sanitizers – Chris Barley, Ecolab
  • Third-Party Audit Discussion (SQF / BRC / AIB) – Ravi Jadeja, Oklahoma State University
  • ACS / CIP System Maintenance – AJ Bogan, Lamb Weston
  • Equipment Sanitary Design – Don Jones, Wesmar Company

2:50 pm Workshop Session 2 – Repeat, pick another workshop session to attend

5:00 pm Cheese and Wine Reception, Plus Top 5 Line Worker Award Nominees Announced

November 9th, 2022

8:30 am General Session 3 Implementation FSMA and New Regulations and Learnings thus far and Recommendations/Guidance to the Industry – Miriam Burbach, FDA Seattle District

10:15 am Workshop Session 3

  • Introduction to Listeria Environmental Monitoring – Jovana Kovacevic, Oregon State University
  • Cultivating a Food Safety Culture in your Sanitation Team – John Boyce, Trident Seafoods
  • +Basic Sanitation Chemical Titration Test Kits: Best Practices – Don Jones, Wesmar Company
  • +Hand Hygiene: A Cornerstone for Food Safety in Food Manufacturing – Virginia Ng, Seafood Products Association
  • +Safety Concerns with Cleaning Chemicals – Adel Makdesi, AFCO Zep

11:15 am Workshop Session 3 – Repeat, pick another workshop session to attend

1:15 pm General Session 4 Focus on the Important Things (Food Safety Culture) – Kevin Shows, Bama Companies

2:30 pm Closing Remarks & Line Worker Award Ceremony

+Indicates a basic workshop session.
*Any portion of the program may need to change.

Please email Cathy Blood for questions about registration and exhibiting.  Please email Dr. Girish Ganjyal regarding workshop content.