CPS Technical Committee members share industry food safety challenges and the reasons for this year’s research priorities. Scientists considering a proposal submission are strongly encouraged to register and attend this event.
This forum builds on the information and discussions presented at the June Cyclospora Forum and provide more detailed and specific information on this important and timely topic.
Topics include (not limited to) the prevalence of Cyclospora, detection methodologies, microbial ecology of irrigation and surface waters, genotyping, and environmental persistence.
The webinar takes a “deeper dive” into key learnings from the Agricultural Water Treatment in the Southwest Region. Presenters discuss successful monitoring strategies for chemical treatments including PAA and CL, alternative water treatment options including the use of UV light, and results of soil, root, and plant tissue microbiome analysis and what that means for growers concerned about soil health. This session is relevant to all industry sectors and geographic regions.
Session I - June 15, 2021
Session II - June 22, 2021
Session III - June 29, 2021
Session IV - July 6, 2021
Session V - July 13, 2021
Industry members explain the reason for each priority area and provide examples of why additional food safety knowledge is needed. Scientists interested in submitting preliminary proposals are encouraged to attend.
Session I - June 23, 2020
Session II - June 30, 2020
Session III - July 7, 2020
Session IV - July 14, 2020
Session V - July 21, 2020