Graduate Seminar - FoodCoVNET: Providing Science-Based Recommendations at the Interface of Food Safety and COVID-19
Dr. Byron Chaves Elizondo is Assistant Professor & Applied Food Safety Specialist in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His extension program focuses on providing training and technical assistance to the Nebraska and regional food manufacturing industry. Activities include on-site food safety assessments for compliance with federal food safety regulations; development of environmental monitoring programs for pathogens; assisting with the development of HACCP and food safety plans; offering workshops and webinars to disseminate relevant food safety information; and teaching GMPs, HACCP and FSMA rule courses. Additionally, he is the State Lead for the North Central Region FSMA Center, leading efforts for the successful implementation of FDA food safety regulations across Nebraska. He enjoys visiting food facilities, interacting with processors, and helping Nebraskan produce safer, high quality foods.
The seminar will take place from 11:30am - 12:20pm in Dawson Hall Room 310.