Food Safety Training in Bruges, Belgium
(27 – 28 September 2017)
Food Safety and Gut Health Training, Belgium
(27 – 29 September 2017)
Scope of the seminar: Focus on zoonoses Salmonella, Campylobacter and antimicrobial resistance in the poultry production chain.
Prof. Filip Van Immerseel, Jaap Obdam
Language: English | Location: Novotel Brugge Centrum, Belgium.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
- All you need to know about Salmonella infection in poultry and how to control it.
- Campylobacter: important pathogen in humans and chicken
- Listeria – role in poultry production and food safety
- Antimicrobial resistance and how to tackle it
- Food safety matters, a winning strategy against Salmonella
- On hands training: demonstration of sampling methods in the farm
- Case report introduction
Thursday, September 28, 2017
- Different diagnostic tests for Salmonella, Campylobacter, Antimicrobial resistance, pro’s and con’s
- Control of zoonotic pathogens: vaccination, water treatment, farm management
- Control of zoonotic pathogens: feed additives
- Cleaning and disinfection, special protocols
- Slaughterhouse and processing plant zoonotic management
- Case report continued
Friday, September 29, 2017 – Gut Health
Fundamentals of gut health in poultry
- Intestinal tract normal functions and special features
- Main etiologies: coccidiosis, bacterial, mycotoxins and viral enteritis
- Alternative approach supporting intestinal health: feed composition and additives, early feeding
Afternoon practical session at Poulpharm lab (Izegem):
- Coccidiosis OPG/ microscopy
- Coccidiosis necropsy/ gut health bacterial enteritis scoring
- Demonstration of foot pad lesions
This training will be accredited training points by the Flemish Veterinary Board.