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Risk Assessment for Food Safety is a Course

Risk Assessment for Food Safety

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Course Date:

Open

Duration:

Ongoing

Commitment:

1-2 hrs/week

Requirement:

See below

Course Type:

Self-paced

Credential:

None

Description

This course will provide an overview of the purpose and approaches to risk assessment, and will provide a description of each step in the risk assessment process. The four steps are: Hazard Identification, Exposure Assessment, Hazard Characterization and Risk Characterization. Learners will gain an understanding on what types of information can be generated from a risk assessment.

Objectives

At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand what “risk” means.
  • Understand how risk is estimated, and recognize the steps of a risk assessment.
  • Understand what data sources are used in a risk assessment.

Requirements: A basic understanding of food safety, but high level of technical knowledge not necessary.


Target Audience: People working on food safety in low and middle income countries.


Course is offered by The Ohio State University Global One Health Initiative.

Course Instructors

Kara Morgan

Kara Morgan

Research Scientist

Dr. Morgan is a Research Scientist at the Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention at The Ohio State University.She worked at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for 11 years supporting their use of risk-based decision making for priority setting in foods, drugs and devices. Dr. Morgan teaches in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.

 

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