Sharing resources for retail food safety education june 2010

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This was a presentation done at the AFDO Annual meeting in 2011. It highlighted the Retail Foodservice Food Safety Consortium's work.

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Sharing resources for retail food safety education june 2010

  1. 1. Sharing Resources for Retail Food Safety Education & Training Brian A. Nummer, Ph.D. 2011
  2. 2. Retail Food Safety Consortium Communication Research Education
  3. 3. Roundtable 2006 Recommendations  Define the boundaries that exist among retail food safety professionals and identify areas that could benefit through collaborations  Meet each year to foster partnerships and communication  Develop a formal mechanism to identify research and communicate priorities to stakeholders  Identify and communicate best “proven” practices to offer to operators  Assess data needed by regulators and industry to promote the cost-benefit of food safety activities  Promote behavior change as the foundation of all research, outreach, and training efforts  Collect and review retail food safety resources to maximize use and to avoid duplication  Create a portal website to improve communications  Improve collaboration between sanitarians and non-regulatory food safety professionals  Share non-English language materials nation-wide.
  4. 4. 1. Enhance collaborations between retail food safety professionals and their associations 2. Identify and scientifically validate retail food safety “best” practices 3. Collect, develop, review, and disseminate retail food safety resources 4. Identify and prioritize retail food safety needs
  5. 5. Enhance Collaborations • Consortium Roundtables at Association Annual Meetings 2008 Tucson AZ 2009 Chicago 2010 Anaheim, CA
  6. 6. Outputs – NEHA Annual Meeting 2008 Tucson, AZ • (p 16) Assessing Food Safety Training Needs of Environmental Health Specialists in the U.S.: Focus Group Summary • (p 18) Surveying the Food Safety Training Needs of Environmental Health Specialists in the U.S. Volume 72 No. 8 April 2010
  7. 7. Enhance Collaborations 2009 AFDO Annual Meeting Roundtable Food safety professionals face increasing challenges due to shrinking budgets, international trade, new technologies, emerging pathogens, and changing consumer demands. AFDO has joined together with NEHA, IAFP along with Arkansas, Clemson, Purdue, Rutgers and Utah State Universities to form the Retail Food Safety Consortium (RFSC). Angela M. Fraser, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Food Safety Specialist, Dept of Food Sci & Human Nutrition Brian A. Nummer, Ph.D., Extension Food Safety Specialist and Director, Retail Food Safety Consortium, Utah State University John Marcy, Ph.D., Professor and Poultry Processing Specialist, Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, University of Arkansas Fred Reimers, Food Safety Consultant, Creative FoodSafe Solutions (IAFP Retail Representative) Dr. Richard H. Linton, Professor of Food Safety and Director of the Center for Food Safety Engineering, Purdue University Charlene W. Bruce, Director, Food Protection Division, Mississippi Department of Health Ron Klein, Present-Elect, AFDO and Program Manager, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
  8. 8. 2010 IAFP Annual Meeting Research Needs in Retail Food Safety Roundtable Aug 2, 2010 Monday Morning Larry Kohl, Jennifer Quinlan, Kevin Smith, Ann Marie Mc Namara, Don Schaffner, and Brian Nummer
  9. 9. 1. Enhance collaborations between retail food safety professionals and their associations 2. Identify and scientifically validate retail food safety “best” practices 3. Collect, develop, review, and disseminate retail food safety resources 4. Identify and prioritize retail food safety needs
  10. 10. Best Practices Research ◦ Thawing at 135ºF (as part of cooking process) ◦ J. Food Control 20:706-708 ◦ Wet cooking gourmet (thick) hamburgers ◦ J. Food Science (Accepted – in print) ◦ Ethnic food processes (tacos al Pastor) ◦ Reduced Oxygen Packaging ◦ Conf. Food Protection Committee 2010-12 ◦ USU ROP Online Course in development ◦ Various Salmonella challenge studies
  11. 11. Best Practices Research
  12. 12. 1. Enhance collaborations between retail food safety professionals and their associations 2. Identify and scientifically validate retail food safety “best” practices 3. Collect, develop, review, and disseminate retail food safety resources 4. Identify and prioritize retail food safety needs
  13. 13. Editable Resources
  14. 14. EDITABLE Documents
  15. 15. Resources Collect & Develop • Factsheets • Guides • “How to’s” • Best practices • Training • HACCP templates Review Consortium and NEHA, IAFP, AFDO volunteers (you) Consortium & partner websites Disseminate ● Copyright-free ● Customizable & editable ● Language translations
  16. 16. Most downloaded resources • Spanish – Puerto Rico Translation (Puerto Rico Dept Health) ~ 500 downloads • Spanish – Mexican dialect translation (Maricopa County DH) ~ 400 downloads
  17. 17. PHOTOS Contribut e to our collectio n
  18. 18. Buy-in (motivators) Sometimes photos have impact anyone know what these are?
  19. 19. Sometimes photos have impact Spinach + E. coli -- Guess his prognosis?
  20. 20. 1. Enhance collaborations between retail food safety professionals and their associations 2. Identify and scientifically validate retail food safety “best” practices 3. Collect, develop, review, and disseminate retail food safety resources 4. Identify and prioritize retail food safety needs
  21. 21. 2010 IAFP Annual Meeting Research Needs in Retail Food Safety Roundtable Aug 2, 2010 Monday Morning Larry Kohl, Jennifer Quinlan, Kevin Smith, Ann Marie Mc Namara, Don Schaffner, and Brian Nummer
  22. 22. Brian A. Nummer, Ph.D. Angela Fraser, Ph.D. Donald Schaffner, Ph.D. Richard Linton, Ph.D. John Marcy, Ph.D. Association participants: AFDO, NEHA, IAFP Government participants: FDA (CFSAN), CDC Industry participants: Johnson Diversey, Kroger, Tyson Foods, Ecolab, +more Local and state Health Departments were represented via AFDO and NEHA

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