25 Oct

Bitesize training: control of listeria in food processing

CIEH member: £50
Affiliate member: £105
Non-member: £105 

Two and half hour bitesize training

Time: 10.00 - 12.30

Please note that this training will be delivered via the Zoom online platform.  Please ensure that you are able to access this prior to booking.

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This two and half hour session will introduce the issues of listeria in food processing from a regulators perspective and will explore the different factors that affect the growth and survival of listeria. Aimed at those with a basic understanding of listeria, the health risks and the regulations in place, this session with delve into the ecology and occurrence of listeria in ‘ready-to-eat’ foods, as well as the processing environments with high contact surfaces and non-food contact environments.

There will also be an emphasis on prevention and control with a detailed discussion on cleaning and disinfection, monitoring supply chains and how to act on positive results of listeria contamination.


  • Provide an overview of the hazard listeria poses in a food processing environment
  • Explain where Listeria spp may be found in food processing environments
  • Consider some controls for Listeria spp in food processing environment and how they can be verified
  • Hear the latest shelf life guidance update on vacuum packed fresh meats
  • Use some specific food sectors for illustration

Who should attend?

  • Environmental Health Practitioners
  • Food Safety Professional
  • Trading Standards Officers
  • Food Industry Safety Practitioners

CPD: 2 hours and 30 minutes 

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