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Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop


The Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop is designed to help dairy processing facilities improve pathogen control practices including PEM, sanitation, and sanitary design. The workshop was designed by dairy industry professionals for the benefit of the industry through the non-profit Innovation Center for US Dairy. The instructors are food safety leaders from companies across the dairy industry who share their knowledge and experiences to advance food safety across the industry. The training includes lectures and hands-on exercises: 

  • Pathogen Environmental Monitoring (PEM), Swabbing, Vectoring, Corrective Actions, and Record Keeping

  • Best practices for GMPs, Floors, Separation of Raw and Ready-to-Eat (RTE)

  • Introduction to Pathogen Microbiology Sanitary design, Sanitation, SSOP Development

  • Pathogen Environmental Monitoring (PEM), Swabbing, Vectoring, Corrective Actions, and Record Keeping


This is an interactive session where you will learn from multiple instructors as well as by interacting with your peers from other companies. Small group exercises will reinforce and allow practice on evaluating equipment, swabbing techniques, PEM plans, and developing SSOPs.

Who Should Participate
This workshop has been designed for all employees who are involved with pathogen-control programs, regardless of their titles or current roles. Attendees include plant managers, production supervisors, sanitation, engineering, maintenance, and all levels of corporate/plant quality.

Workshop Location
Embassy Suites Hotel Seattle Bellevue
3225 158th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98008

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Earlier Event: April 2
FSMA Preventive Controls Workshop
Later Event: April 9
Oregon Dairy Industries Conference