RI Shellfish Management Plan Seminar Series: First Lecture April 24th
RI Shellfish Management Plan Seminar Series
You Are What You Eat: Health, Food Safety, and New Sanitation Requirements for Rhode Island Shellfish
April 24th, 2013
Please join us April 24 for “You Are What You Eat: Health, Food Safety, and New Sanitation Requirements for Rhode Island Shellfish,” the first lecture in our RI Shellfish Management Plan Seminar Series.
Shellfish are delicious and nutritious, but safely harvesting, shipping, preparing, and eating them requires some care. This seminar brings together a panel of experts to provide guidance on safe practices, health issues, allergy information, the latest on Vibrio, and sanitation requirements regarding handling and consumption. Join us for a lively discussion with panelists Joe Migliore (Office of Water Resources/Shellfish Program, R.I. Department of Environmental Management), Martin Dowgert (Regional Shellfish Specialist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration), John Mullen (Supervising Environmental Health Food Specialist, R.I. Department of Health), and Lori Pivarnik (Coordinator, URI Nutrition and Food Sciences, Food Safety Outreach/Research Program).
Date: Wednesday, April 24
Time: 3 – 5 p.m.
Place: URI Coastal Institute Auditorium,
URI Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett Bay Campus
Directions can be found here: http://www.gso.uri.edu/about/visitor-information/. The Coastal Institute is number 6 on the map.