Day 1 of the course is already behind us and it was filled with information and hands-on lab work.
The IFSTL course on botanicals in dietary supplement was a great opportunity for learning and networking with subject-matter experts.
Spring brings Cherry Blossoms in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. In town for the experience of the beautiful bloom? Come join us at the IFSTL for our Spring Course on "Rapid Methods in Food Microbiology," April 28 -May 2, 2014.
Did you want to learn about Rapid Methods vs. Culture Methods? or Rapid Methods, Current Developments and Future Trends? or how about Rapid Methods for the Detection of Foodborne Pathogens? Well you missed it! -but it will be back in the Fall...
Food forensics and food safety: One complements the other.
A lot happens around here and you can get a quick review of our activities in this short newsletter. See which organizations have received training at the IFSTL, and see what's still ahead this year!
A week-long hands-on laboratory training workshop was held in Malaysia in June focusing on methods for the identification of Salmonella and Campylobacter in food. Future events in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Malaysia will be open to private industry.
Graduate students of the Maryland University of Integrative Health will be spending a half-day at the IFSTL to learn and practice TLC and HPLC-PDA for the identification of botanicals for dietary supplements.
JIFSAN's International Food Safety Training Laboratory held key events for the laboratory capacity building program in the APEC region in 2013. Pilot work with China and Chile paved the way to broad deployment of laboratory methods training in APEC and beyond.
JIFSAN’s International Food Safety Training Laboratory has received a grant from the USDA Emerging Markets Program that will support the participation of analysts from select countries in a workshop of mycotoxins analysis. We will offer two opportunities to participate, one in November 2014 and one in March 2015. Each participant will attend a single one of these workshops.
The “Methods of Identification for Shiga-toxin Producing E. coli” course offered by the International Food Safety Training Laboratory at JIFSAN concluded its five days of training on Friday, October 3. The course taught students the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommended methods for the analysis of E.coli.
The International Food Safety Training Laboratory (IFSTL) hosted eight participants as they learned methods of pesticide residue analysis. The training course, which began on September 22, 2014, lasted for eight days and brought participants all the way from Jamaica, Bangladesh and South Korea to JIFSAN’s Washington D.C. area location. The team of instructors included experts from the FDA, the UDSA and the U.S. EPA.
The International Food Safety Training Laboratory (IFSTL) trained six participants in the “Methods of Determination for Drug Residues in Fish, Meat, and Poultry”. The course focused on regulations regarding veterinary drugs and fit-for-purpose laboratory methods.
Time to apply for an IAFP travel award to attend the annual conference in Portland, OR (USA) in 2015.
Here’s what you missed if you did not attend the hands-on microbiology courses at the International Food Safety Training Laboratory at JIFSAN in 2014…
The JIFSAN International Food Safety Training Laboratory will be the host of a private course for U.S. public health laboratories entitled "Laboratory investigation of foodborne illness" April 28-May 1, 2015.
Map of the origin of participants in JIFSAN's International Food Safety Training Laboratory.
The International Food Safety Training Laboratory (IFSTL) conducted a “Methods of Determination for Mycotoxins” course from March 2-11, 2015.
JIFSAN trains 16 state and government laboratory professionals in it's first Whole Genome Sequencing Training.