Introduction to Food Microbiology (Virtual)Training
This Introduction to Food Microbiology course is designed for the food plant employee or supervisor who has no classroom instruction in Food Microbiology or has a very basic knowledge of the subject. Taught by experienced industry experts, instructors will cover the basics of food microbiology and the recalls/outbreaks associated with the major pathogens as well provide an overview of foodborne disease-causing microorganisms. Students will also learn factors that can be used to control microbial growth and growth of spoilage microorganisms. Finally, an overview of the major foodborne viruses and Covid-19 will be discussed. At the end of each session, instructors will provide suggested reading for further understanding and learning.