Food Microbiology Short Course
(November 12, 2012)
This course is only available with combination
of 7th International Conference for Food Safety and Quality.
registration, click on here
Inn-Elk Grove, 1000 Busse Road
Elk Grove Village, IL. 60007
(Fee Shuttle from Ohare Airport)
room reservation, use Group discout
here for reservation with group discount
(November 12, 2012, 8:00AM-5:00PM)
History of Food Microbiology
Growth Factors for microorganisms
Instrinsic/Extrinsic Factors for microbial growth
Gram Positive bacteria
Spore forming bacteria
Lactic acid bacteria
Importance of Spore forming bacteria in food
Details for Foodborne pathogens
Pathogenesis and importance
STEC and E. coli O157:H7
ETEC, EPEC, EHEC, EIEC, EAEC, DAEC
Principles of Detection Methods
Rapid Detection Methods
DNA Based methods
Immunoassay Based methods
Introduction of Control Methods
Hurdle Technology for control pathogens
Text book will be provided.
Coffee, Tea, (No lunch provided)
who registered Food Safety Microbiology short Courses from
360 Food Safety, Addiction Foods Ltd., Ampm, Annies, Inc., APC/Proliant,
Avure Technologies Inc Babcock Laboratories, Inc., Baptista's Bakery,
Inc., Basic Food Flavors Inc, Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., Bioventure
centre pte ltd, Costco Wholesale, Crestone Group Baking Company, Donlevy
Laboratories, DPI Specialty Foods, EnviroLogix Inc., Field Fresh Foods,
Inc, Firestone Pacific Foods Food Protection Services, Frank O'Sullivan,
Greater Chicago Food Depository, Griffith Laboratories Hershey Company,
Hilmar Cheese Company, Isola Imports, Inc., JFC International Inc.,
Kentucky Food Safety Consulting, Kerry, Inc., Lallemand Specialties,
Lighthouse Food Safety & Quality, Michelson Laboratories, Inc., Microbac,
Ministry of health, NEC Soft, Ltd., Nellson Nutraceuticals Nestle Purina
Pet Care, Nippon Trends Food Service,INC., NSF Surefish, Ocean Spray,
Outwest Meat Company, Penn Dutch Food Center, Pizza Hut, Inc. YUM! Brands,
POM Wonderful, PrimusLabs.com, Proliant Dairy Ingredients, QFC Commissary,
Rain Crow Ranch, American GrassFed Beef, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers,
Regal Springs Trading, Reichel Foods, Inc., Roka Bioscience, Safeway,
Inc., SAGE Food Safety Consultants, LLC, Saputo Cheese USA, , Sokol
& Company, StonePoint Global Brands, Sunkist Growers, Inc., T. Price
& Associates, LLC, Taco Bell Corp., Target, The Morning Star Packing
Company, The Wendy's Company, Universidad del Esta, Waters Corporation,
Wendy's, and others
from previous classes
Instructor has outstanding knowledge of subject and
does a great job presenting. I highly recommend this course. I was impressed
with the amount of topics instructor was able to cover. Instructor presented
the course material in a concise easy to understand manner.
James - The Hershey Company
interesting information presented well. I learned a lot. I would recommned
this seminar to others
Robert- POM Wonderful
A great Course that covers the most pertinent points of food microbiology
as applied to food safety. Lots of real life examples are used to back
up the information and opinions provided. The instructor does an Excellent
job of highlighting the most important points. Kendon - Waters Corperation
Instructor took his time to make sure everybody understand, he also
used real life senarios to help present the course. Very interesting
Dawn - Hilmar Cheese Company
I found this is a great course and a wealth of knowledge. It is a very
informative and many interesting topics are covered.
Bick - Avure technologies Inc.
Instrcutor was incredibly knowledgeable and clear in his lectures. Information
was very detailed. Overall, this class was very informative and well
Eric - Red Robin
Interesting and learned so much about the pathogen and food microbiology.
It also helped cleared out some questions. Instructor is very knowledgeable.
Teresa - JFC International Inc.
Impossible to cover so many territory in 8 hours. However, this seminar
John - StonePoint
Great class and Great Presentation
Kelli - Costco
Good attention. Narrowed on topics that were helpful in understanding
-Annie - Costco
I enjoyed the class.. Lot to cover
- Lawrence - Food Protection services
Excellent Presentation!!!. Instructor is an excellent presenter,
both with material and presentation. Unlike other presenters, Instrocutor
took his time to make sure everyone understand the complicate concepts.
I would recommend this course for anyone who works in the food industries
from harvesting to producers to food preparers.
- Carol - Babcock Lab.
did a great job covering a large amount of information in a short amount
-John- Ocean Spray
I thought the overall class was Extremely informative and the presentation
was easy to follow.
- Kate- Ocean Spray
Passionate!!! Concise !!! Well Educated
-Tony - Hitching Post Products.
A lot of relevant information presented. Instructor clearly knows
the materials and delivers well.
-Derek - Crestone Group
Excellent Course!!! Instructor is very knowledgable. Well
Prepared and makes the class interesting.
- Mavra Marti - Kerry Inc.
Good Summary of Lots of materials in short period time. Good examples
and visualization of pathogens and process.
- Michael - Food Protection Services.
Materials are helpful and several parts I will be able to use. Class
is excellent for microbiology concept.
- Frank - Frank O'Sullivan Consult
Excellent Presentation, very informative. Instructor is very knowlegable
of the Topic.
- George - Basic Food Flavors
Thank you.. Nice Class, Lots of information for 1 day course. Enthusiasm
- Tina - TiPrice & Associates
This is excellent course for People without a background of microbiology.
Excellent Information. Good Answers for Questions
- Fernando - Basic Food Flavors
Very good review, Increased my information for Microbiology related
to Food Safety/Quality
- Fred - Outwest Meat Co.
Instructor is obviously very knowledgable in his field,
- Nicole - TARGET
Instructor was great it is well organized and very informative
- Nolberto - MICHELSON LAB.
There was a lot of information covered very imformative
- Monique - TACO BELL
It was an excellent class
- Yesinia - PERRICONE JUICES
Instructor is well educated on food microbiology
- Amanda - PRIMUS LABS
The class was a great experience and provided so much good information
- Joel - US Marine Corps.
A great class, I will recommend to others
- Antonio - MIZKAN
I learned a lot of new things
- David - PRODUCTS UNLIMITED
Excellent Seminar, very useful information
- Jose - PERRICONE JUICES and more...
Dr. Don Kang has served as the instructor for food safety microbiology
course since 1st training.
More than 10 years experiences for teaching Basic Food Safety Microbiology
as a professor.
Education: Kansas State University, USA. Ph.D. 1997
2006; Tenured Associate Professor
School of Food Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2000 - 2006; Assistant Professor,
School of Food Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1999 - 2000; USDA, Food Safety Microbiologist.
Clay Center, NE
1997 - 1999; Kansas State University,Manhattan, KS
Honors and Awards
2007 Outstanding Research Award, CAHNRS, WSU
2006 IFT, Samuel Cate Prescott Award. Orlando. FL, USA
2006 Appointed as Director for Detection Center of National Alliance
for Food Safety and Security, USA
Chief Editor for J. Rapid Methods and Auto. in Microbiol.
Editor for Journal of Applied Microbiology (2001- 2007)
Editor for Letters in Applied Microbiology (2001- 2007)
Editor for Food Science and Biotechnology (2001-2003; 2008-present)
Editor for Journal Korean Soc. Appl. Biol. Chem. (2008-present)
Editor for Korean Journal for Food Sci. Animal Resouces (2008 -present)
Editorial Board for Journal of Food Protection (2003- present)
training, all attendees will receive a certificate.