The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online.Title 1: Effect of pH and temperature on food safety of kombucha teaSpeaker: Ryan Hammel, BCIT Environmental Health StudentAbstract: Kombucha tea is prepared through fermentation at room temperature during which acidic by-products are produced, lowering the overall pH of the tea. Though the pH eventually reaches levels below 4.6, potential food safety issues have been identified. The relationship of pH and time during fermentation at both room and refrigeration temperatures was investigated to better assess these food safety issues. Title 2: EHO’s knowledge of sensory deprivation tanks Speaker: Alyssa Zambon, BCIT Environmental Health StudentAbstract: This research project focuses on EHO's knowledge of sensory deprivation tanks. Age, geographic location where EHOs worked,…
The team at NCCEH regularly presents at environmental health events across Canada, in addition to organizing workshops and meetings on various topics. A select listing of our conference presentations and external webinars, as well as presentations from our Environmental Health Seminar Series are available here.
Presentations:IntroductionKaren Rideout and Prabjit Barn, NCCEHPublic Health and the Body Modification IndustryElwood, Elwood's Body ModificationPublic Health Inspectors and Personal Services Settings - Regulatory and Knowledge GapsChristian Lapensee, Ottawa Public Health
Canadian Public Health Assocation Centennial Conference (2010)