Everything Your Plant Needs to Know About Sanitary Design

November 15, 2017   12 Noon (EST)/ 11 AM (CST)

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Are you already certified to food safety standards?
Do you require additional training for yourself or your staff?
Is your company due to meet requirements in 2017 or 2018?
Would you like more guidance as you certify/transition?

Everything Your Plant Needs to Know About Sanitary Design

You’ve heard about sanitary design. You know it’s important. But what does it mean exactly? And how can you ensure your plant is following sanitary design principles? In this webinar, Dr. Elis Owens, director of technical services for Birko, a provider of food safety solutions, will cover:

  • The principles of sanitary design & why it’s critical to your business
  • What properly designed processing equipment should look like
  • Often overlooked areas prime for bacteria growth and transfer
  • Examples Dr. Owens has seen firsthand of the do’s and don’ts of sanitary design

This webinar is a must-attend event for anyone involved in planning, building and conducting cleaning and sanitation in a food facility.


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Dr. Elis Owen
Director of Technical Services

Dr. Elis Owens leads Birko’s R&D, quality assurance, regulatory compliance, and customer education and support. Elis speaks often at industry events, and serves on the PMA Science and Technology Committee, the Center for Produce Safety Technical Committee, the United Fresh Food Safety and Technology Council, the PMA/United Fresh Listeria Task Force, and the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Food Safety Committee.Elis has a Ph.D. from the University of Wales in Cardiff, and conducted postdoctoral research at Michigan State University’s Center for Microbial Ecology. He has a diploma in brewing science from the American Brewers Guild and is a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual.