Environmental monitoring plays a critical role in ensuring the safety and quality of food products in food companies. A well-designed environmental monitoring program can help identify potential sources of contamination and prevent foodborne illness outbreaks. Indicator testing and trending are two important components of an effective environmental monitoring program. In this webinar, we will explore the principles of indicator testing, the role of trending in identifying trends and patterns, and how to effectively use these tools to enhance the overall effectiveness of an environmental monitoring program.
During this 30-minute webinar, Dr. Florence Wu will cover the following:
✓ An introduction to indicator testing: definition, purpose, and importance
✓ Types of indicator tests
✓ Selecting the right indicator tests: considerations such as cost, availability, time to results, and ease of use.
✓ The importance of trending in environmental monitoring: understanding patterns and trends over time
✓ How to effectively trend results: tips for data analysis and interpretation
✓ Interpreting results and making data-driven decisions
The presentation will conclude with an open Q&A session where attendees can ask questions and interact with our experts. Take advantage of this opportunity to discover how to enhance the effectiveness of your environmental monitoring program.
Who Should Attend:
Food Safety Professionals
Meet the Instructors
Florence Wu, Ph.D.
Dr. Florence Wu is the President of AEMTEK, Inc. and a recognized food safety and quality testing expert. With over 20 years of experience, she has extensive knowledge in the detection and enumeration of microbial pathogens, fungal identification, and the analysis of environmental samples, water, and food products. Dr. Wu provides valuable technical consultations in food safety, environmental monitoring, and contamination control. She is also involved in product research and development. Dr. Wu's achievements include numerous scientific publications, book chapters, and lectures and presentations at national and international conferences. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee and has a strong background in academic research and analytical services in microbiology and mycology. Her extensive experience and expertise make Dr. Wu a valuable resource in food safety and quality testing.