Wednesday 21st

9-9:10 a.m. Breakfast

9:15 a.m.-12 noon. 1st laboratory session (mornings group)

12 noon-12:10 p.m. Break

12:10-12:55 p.m. Dr. Glòria Sánchez Moragas (Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos -IATA-, CSIC, Paterna, Valencia):

  • "Virus de transmisión alimentaria: relevancia y métodos de detección" ["Foodborne viruses: relevance and methods of detection"]

12:55-2:15 p.m. Lunch

2:15-4:50 p.m. Microbiology companies · exhibition (Pasteur and Yersin groups):

  • Automated reagents to analyze parameters of interest in labeling: nutrition, functional foods and healthy products (BioSystems, SA)
  • Pathogen detection via PCR with automated sample preparation based on immunomagnetic separation (IMS) (Merck, KGaA)
  • [...] (...)

4:50-5 p.m. Break

5-5:35 p.m. Ms. Àngels Garcia Pascual (La Sirena Alimentación Congelada, SLU, Terrassa, Barcelona):

  • "Aportación del laboratorio de microbiología en un retailer de alimentación congelada" ["Contribution of the microbiology laboratory to a frozen food retailer company"]

5:35-6:10 p.m. Dr. Julio César Lamela Pérez (Instituto Uruguayo de Normas Técnicas -UNIT- / Cooperativa Nacional de Productores de Leche -Conaprole-, Montevideo, Uruguay):

  • "Contaminación cruzada en la industria alimentaria: aptitud bacteriana para persistir. Casos prácticos" ["Cross-contamination in the food industry: bacterial ability to persist. Practical cases"]

6:10-6:30 p.m. Open discussion about microbiological control in the industry. Participants:

6:30 p.m. Merienda

Tuesday, 20th November / Thursday, 22nd November

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