Food Safety Week 13 – 19 November 2017

Megan Reilly

The Department of Health will be hosting a seminar during Australian Food Safety Week 2017 (13-19 November) on Reducing Foodborne Illness across the Food Chain.

The seminar will outline the roles and responsibilities of the different agencies involved in the management of foodborne illness across the food chain. Representatives from a range of organisations including the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Murdoch University, the City of Vincent, OzFoodNet and the Department of Health Environmental Health and Communications Directorates will deliver presentations outlining their role in reducing foodborne illness, covering the management of foodborne illness throughout the food chain including primary food production, food service and food safety at home.

The seminar is open to Local Government environmental health officers, government and food industry stakeholders who have a role to reduce foodborne illness.

Event details:

Date and time: Tuesday 14 November 2017, 10.00 am – 3.00 pm (registration at 9.45 am)
Location: Lecture Theatre, Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Terrace, Shenton Park.
Videoconferencing is also available.
Cost: free
A light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Further information can be found in the seminar schedule. Places are limited. To book your place please complete the registration form and return it to the Department of Health by Friday 3 November 2017.