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An EAS and Food Safety News Complimentary Webinar

Listeria monocytogenes in Ice Cream and Frozen Novelties

Presented by Kathy Knutson, Ph.D., EAS Independent Consultant

Ice cream is often associated with childhood, special occasions, and moments of pleasure with family and friends. Everyone has special ice cream memories! However, memories of eating ice cream should not be associated with illness, hospitalization, or death.

Please join as EAS Consulting Group’s Dr. Kathy Knutson, Ph.D., discusses ice cream’s most recent listeria monocytogenes outbreak where at least 25 illnesses have been reported in 11 states, to include two deaths.

In this webinar, Dr Knutson will discuss:

  • Current information and data on the outbreak
  • FDA guidance for Ready-to-Eat foods
  • Listeria mitigation and control
  • Environmental monitoring best practices

About the Presenter

Kathy Knutson, Ph.D.

Kathy Knutson Ph.D.Kathy Knutson, Ph.D. is a microbiologist and certified lead instructor for Preventive Controls for Qualified Individuals through the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance. She consults with companies in meeting FSMA requirements, including manufacturers in the cannabis industry as she educates on issues surrounding cannabis-infused food products for sale in states with medical and recreational use legislation. Kathy has a Ph.D. in Food Science from the University of Minnesota and prior to consulting worked as a Food Safety Educator and Proficiency Program Coordinator with the Northland Laboratories.

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