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We offer a directory of upcoming conferences, courses and other continuing education opportunities related to environmental health practice and policy. We also welcome input regarding any upcoming events of relevance to the environmental health community not listed here.
Events are described in their applicable language(s).
Jan 28 2020Children's Environmental Health, Food Location Type: Online
Kombucha is a mildly sweet and acidic beverage considered to be a healthy alternative to sugary soda drinks. It is popular in Canada and other countries, and in British Columbia and Ontario, locally produced and imported kombucha can be found for sale. Kombucha may contain residual alcohol from the multi-step fermentation process that converts sugar to alcohol. This session will review the...
Jan 29 2020Food Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Abbotsford, BC
Topics to be covered at this event will include: The benefits of on-farm food safety certification to meet buyer requirements The basics and pay off for implementing traceability Investigative techniques for managing a Recall The role of legal counsel in preparing and responding to a Recall Communication hints and tips to managing public and social media during a time of crisis Those wishing to...
Feb 26 2020Food, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
Prior to 2018, food handler certification was not mandatory in Ontario. As such, some municipalities developed their own bylaws. Learn more about how the Regional Municipality of York explored and implemented a bylaw in their region mandating food handler certification for food premises.