30 March 2017
Advanced course on safety assessment of seafood products (Derio, Spain, 24-28 April 2017)
The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), through the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), through its Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, and AZTI (experts in marine and food innovation), with the collaboration of IES Escuela Agraria Derio, are organizing an international course on the "Safety assessment of seafood products" in Derio (Spain) from 24 to 28 April 2017. This course provides professionals and researchers with a detailed review of hazards of public health significance covering biological (pathogen bacteria, histamine, viruses, parasites and biotoxins) and chemical (PAH, veterinary drugs, heavy metals, microplastics) contaminants. Standard and innovative methods for detection of these hazards are described and selected methods will be practised in laboratory exercises.