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Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences Continuing Professional Development

Scientists in the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences held a one day Food Safety course for individuals in the microbiology, food, catering and hospitality industries (programme below). Further dates will be scheduled based on demand.

Contact Debbie Stack to register interest.

Future courses may not have the exact same format /speakers etc.

Registration fee - £100

9.00-9.30 Registration

9.30-9.45 Welcome talk (Dr Katherine Carter, Strathclyde)

9.45-10.30 Principles of food microbiology (Dr Georgios Efthimiou, Strathclyde)

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-12.30 Microbiology laboratory – Serial dilutions and plating, bacterial enumeration, staining and microscopy of bacteria and fungi

12.30-13.15 Lunch break and networking

13.15-13.45 Environmental toxins and harmful food additives (Prof. Kofi Aidoo, GCU/REHIS)

13.45-14.15 Mass spectrometry demonstration (Dr David Watson, Strathclyde)

14.15-14.30 Coffee break

14.30-15.30 Food safety regulations (Food Standards Scotland)

15.30-16.30 Food safety measures (Mrs Eilidh Paton, Glasgow City Council)

16.30-17.00 Conclusions and Discussion



Refreshments and catering will be included with ample time for networking and discussion. Certificates will be given to both the individual and company (if applicable).