Mr.Michael Brodsky

Area Of Expertise : Food safety
43 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Food & Dietary Supplements

Michael Brodsky has been an Environmental Microbiologist for more than 47 years. He is a Past President of the Ontario Food Protection Association, the International Association for Food Protection and AOAC International. He serves as co-Chair for the AOAC Expert Review Committee for Microbiology, as a scientific reviewer in Microbiology for the AOAC Official Methods of Analysis and the AOAC Research Institute. He is a reviewer for Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater and a chapter co-editor on QA for the Compendium of Methods in Microbiology. He is also a lead auditor/assessor in microbiology for the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation.

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Live Webinar

Is it Microbiological Method Verification or Validation, or Just Semantics?

This Webinar will discuss the distinction between and requirements for method validation and method verification, to comply with ISO/IEC Standard 17025 for laboratory accreditation in food/water microbiology. Quantitative and Qualitative methods have different ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Oct 29, 2021
Live Webinar

ISO-IEC 17025:2017 Update Introduction: Everything Old is New Again

Many laboratories have successfully developed and implemented a functional quality management system that not only complies with the management and technical requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 but also meets their needs. Some are still struggling to get accre ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
  • Nov 09, 2021
Live Webinar

Quality Control of Microbiological Media, Reagents and Test Kits

During this webinar, we will discuss a practical QC approach for in-house prepared and/or commercially purchased media, test kits and reagents specifically applicable to microbiology laboratories to assess the acceptability of the performance of analytical mat ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
  • Nov 24, 2021
Recorded Webinar

Emerging Issues in Food Safety Locally, Nationally and Globally

The food safety landscape is changing and this presents a litany of challenges. Learn about the issues and how can they be addressed. Understand what responsibilities each of us must adopt to help ensure that our food supply is safe. This webinar will address ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Food Allergen Programs-Current Trends, Technologies and Risk Mitigation

An Allergen Control Plan is a critical component in your product safety initiatives. Your Allergen Control Plan is your company’s written document regarding the storage, handling, processing, packaging, and identification of allergenic foods and ingredients. ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Food Recall Management

Food Safety requires not only preventing contaminated food from reaching consumers but also effectively removing such products from the marketplace in a timely manner. Recall plans are an essential component of a company’s overall commitment to consumer protec ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Food Safety, Security and Fraud-Are You Ready?

Microbiological issues of food safety have historically been considered the result of inadvertent contamination. Intentional contamination or adulteration of food is, however, also a reality. Traditional HACCP programs are designed to enhance food safety by ad ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) in the Laboratory - Addressing Non-Conformances

This RCA webinar will define a specific set of steps and associated tools that you can use to determine the primary cause of non-conformance in your laboratory. You will learn to determine what happened, why it happened and how to reduce the likelihood of that ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Verification or Validation of methods in Food Microbiology

Method validation and method verification are two distinct procedures required to comply with ISO/IEC Standard 17025 for a microbiology laboratory accreditation. Unfortunately the two terms are often used interchangeably with serious consequences. The Webinar will di ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

In-House or Out House, A Corporate Dilemma

Retaining analytical support in-house or using a contract laboratory is a corporate decision that should not be based on cost alone. This session will address factors that food companies need to consider before making decisions on outsourcing analytical food test ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins