February 2018 IFSN Seminar

Dr. Faith M. Oi will present a webinar titled “Integrated Pest Management with Special Considerations for Food Safety” from 3- 4 pm Eastern on February 12, 2018. The seminar can be viewed via Adobe Connect as well as in Room 2311 of the Waterfront Building, Washington, DC. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).

This seminar is part of the Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition (IFSN) Seminar Series.  These monthly seminars aim to disseminate new knowledge; engage with partners and stakeholders; and inspire the next generation of food safety and nutrition experts.  For full information on the series, visit the seminar webpage.

Seminar Overview

This webinar will provide an overview of:

  1. What does Integrated Pest Management (IPM) have to do with Food Safety?
    1. Brief description of IPM
      1. Concepts of dose, exposure, and risk
  2. Part of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) which impacts Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in food systems.
  3. Pests, food-borne pathogens, and risk mitigation
  4. The biggest challenges for IPM (or “why IPM programs succeed and fail”)
    1. Communication
    2. How IPM can be incorporated into the “daily operational activities” of clientele
    3. The concept of monitoring
    4. Evaluating treatments
    5. A comment on “intangible services”
  5. How you can help and setting expectations with clientele


Faith M. Oi, Ph.D., University of Florida, Entomology and Nematology Department

Join Live

Phone: 1-888-844-9904
Code: 5531019
*Registered Dietician Nutritionists (RDNs) or Nutrition and Dietetics Technicians, Registered (NDTRs) who attend this seminar and wish to receive the CEU certificate please e-mail Pascale C. Jean

Event Details

Start Date:
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
End Date:
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Waterfront Center Building, Room 2311, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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