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Taking a Big Picture Approach in Environmental Public Health: Public Health Inspectors and Food Security Interventions

Topics: Food
Presentations:Food safety approaches in community food security interventionsEllen Desjardins, University of WaterlooTaking a big picture approach in environmental public health: PHIs and food…
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The Detection of Oxycodone in Mussels Collected in Washington State and its Potential Impact on Human Health

The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife in collaboration with The Centre for Urban Waters, University of Washington/Tacoma reported detecting “contaminants of emerging concern” (CECs) in…
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Unwrapped – Plastic Food Contact Articles And Chemical Food Safety

Plastics are emerging as an important environmental public health (EPH) issue. Within this issue, the safety of plastic food contact articles (PFCA) is especially important for EPH practice. PFCA are…
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Unwrapped – Plastic Food Contact Articles And Chemical Food Safety

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…
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Webinar Recording - KALAMITea - Kombucha alcohol levels affecting mothers, infants and toddlers

Topics: Food
Presenter: Lorraine McIntyre (Food Safety Specialist with Environmental Health Services at the BC Centre for Disease Control) Kombucha is a fermented tea considered to be a healthy alternative to…
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What are buzz buttons and what are the known risks associated with exposure to them?

Topics: Food
Primary inquiryBuzz buttons were seen on the menu for a special event at which food was served. An environmental health officer inquired about the following: What are buzz buttons and how are they…
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Whole in One: Six Ways Food Can Transform Cities and Institutions

This workshop will outline six ways that food can transform cities and institutions. The day’s activities will include formal presentations and discussions as well as networking and brainstorming…
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