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Workshops Presentations

Food Security 101: What is Food Security and What Does It Have To Do With Food Protection?

Raw Milk: Clarifying the Debate and Moving Towards Healthier Public Policy

Policy options for healthier retail food environments in city-regions: The case for a solid measurement foundation

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speaker: Leia Minaker, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo Abstract: Measurement of the food environment can be complex and depends on community context. In deciding which retail food...

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BCIT Environmental Health Student Presentations 2016

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online.   Title 1: Effect of pH and temperature on food safety of kombucha teaSpeaker: Ryan Hammel, BCIT Environmental Health StudentAbstract: Kombucha tea is prepared through fermentation at room...

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Foodborne Chemical Toxins

Topics: Food 

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speaker: Reza Afshari, MD, MPH, PhD. Senior Scientist, Toxicology, BCCDC Abstract: Chemical exposures have been associated with a variety of health effects. Food can be a major pathway through...

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Pickling, fermentation, packaging and canning issues: is pH 4.6 the magic number?

Topics: Food 

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speaker: Dr. Brian A. Nummer, Utah State University Abstract: Acid, pickled and fermented foods are trending with small commercial and home-based food producers. What concerns in preparation,...

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BCIT Environmental Health Student Presentations 2015

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online.   Title 1: Knowledge Translation and the Public Health Inspector: Turning Evidence into PracticeSpeaker: Charlene Tang, British Columbia Institute of TechnologyAbstract: This study focuses on...

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EHOs' involvement with food security: Promoting food donations

Topics: Food 

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speakers: Winifred Lao, Kimberly Wrixon, Cathy Wong, and Wilson Yu, British Columbia Institute of Technology Abstract: Food insecurity is a serious public health issue that can result in...

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Case Studies in Food Risk Assessments

Topics: Food 

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speaker: Lorraine McIntyre, Environmental Health Services, BC Centre for Disease Control Abstract: If you’ve ever wondered how long partially dried pasta can be refrigerated, the risks with...

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Can Eating be a Risk-Free Activity?: Conceptualizing Public Policy Initiatives Aimed at Improving Food-Related Health Outcomes

Topics: Food 

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speaker: Dr. Shannon Majowicz, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo Abstract: Food and health are intimately intertwined, and what we eat is influenced by a complex web of individual...

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Health Promotion in the Context of Health Protection

Food Safety, Food Security, and the Public Health Inspector

Topics: Food NB, Canada 

CIPHI New Brunswick Annual Educational Conference 2014 CIPHI National Educational Conference 2014 (with Rick Kelly, Food Security Network of NL)

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Introduction to Food Environments: Contextualizing Retail Food Environment Assessments for Public Health Inspectors

Topics: Food 

Poster presentation from the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Ontario Branch) 2016 Annual Conference.

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Food Safety Interventions: Disclosure

Topics: Food ON, Canada 

Presentations: Food Safety InterventionsHannah Moffatt, NCCEH Toronto Public Health Food Safety Inspection and Disclosure ProgramRon de Burger, Toronto Public Health Evidence-informed decision-making for food safety in Ontario: Do we have what it takes?Ray Copes, Public Health Ontario Workshop summary

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Food Safety Interventions: Do we know what works?

Topics: Food ON, Canada 

Presentations: Introduction and overviewRay Copes, Public Health Ontario Food Safety Interventions of Food Service Establishments Brian Lee, NCCEH Update on DineSafe Ron de Burger, Toronto Public Health Serving Safer Food AlbertaMichael Sidra, Alberta Health Services Food Safety Calendar Carolyn Pigeau, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Sharing Challenges: Summary of Discussion Sharing...

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Taking a Big Picture Approach in Environmental Public Health: Public Health Inspectors and Food Security Interventions

Topics: Food ON, Canada 

Presentations: Food safety approaches in community food security interventionsEllen Desjardins, University of Waterloo Taking a big picture approach in environmental public health: PHIs and food security interventionsKaren Rideout, NCCEH Systems Approach to Environmental Health Ron de Burger, Toronto Public Health

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Food Donation Guidelines, 2015

Topics: Food 

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors Saskatchewan 8th annual Professional Education and Development Seminar The National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH) and the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) presented two sessions at the CIPHI Saskatchewan 8th annual Professional Education and Development Seminar held on September 29-30, 2015 in Regina, SK. See the...

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BCCDC Environmental Health Seminar: June 2018

Topics: Cannabis, Food, Mould 

  The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online.   The June 29, 2018 Environmental Health Seminar highlighted three student research projects from the BCIT Environmental Health program:    Presentation 1: An Evaluation of the Knowledge and...

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