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previous food safety matters webinars

Did you miss one of our earlier Food Safety and Public Health Matters webinars? Find it here and stay up-to-date.

We’ve partnered with the CDC and food safety industry experts to provide visibility to some of the most overlooked food safety issues facing foodservice facilities today. This webinar takes foodservice operators through the journey of a holistic approach to ensuring smooth operations, a positive guest experience and cost control while ensuring every point of concern for contamination is addressed, even those that are not top of mind.

Dr. Ruth Petran, vice president of Food Safety and Public Health at Ecolab Inc. uncovers key foodservice industry emerging trends and provide insights on new control strategies to protect your employees and guests from unanticipated risk.


A volatile government, evolving regulations around food trends and technologies and high personnel turn rates make it difficult for foodservice facilities to maintain food safety compliance in the fast pace day to day operations. This webinar aims to educate foodservice management and personnel on best practices and key controls to stay informed and compliant, while offering innovative resources and tools to keep food safety top of mind.

Food Safety + Public Health Webinar: Flu Prevention

November 2018 - Each year between approximately 3 to 11 percent of the United States’ population get the flu. Contracting the flu can lead to absenteeism in schools and workplaces equaling approximately $7 billion in costs for sick days and lost productivity. This webinar will provide proactive measures you can take to help reduce the risk of influenza and protect your employees and guests.

Know them, prevent them, and grow your business

September 11, 2018 - Watch this session to understand the top health department violations and how they relate to food safety and cleanliness to help you avoid these incidences, and how being mindful of them can help grow your business and reduce costs. This Food Safety and Public Health webinar series is intended to inform and educate food service professionals regarding topics involving food safety. During this session, we'll be discussing the business impact of preventing top food safety violations.

Food Safety Webinar: Small Flies

Watch a recording of the June 2018 Food Safety Webinar: Small Flies. Ecolab Pest Elimination experts discuss small fly biology and behavior, how to prevent small flies from entering your facility, speaks to Ecolab’s recent research that shows that small (“fruit”) flies can transfer dangerous pathogens and how to choose the right pest provider.

Proactive and Prepared
In foodservice operations, keeping informed about current food safety trends and regulations can be a challenge. But knowing the current food safety trends can help you be proactive, reduce the risk of foodborne illness outbreaks and protect your operations and the people you serve. 
Workplace Safety

November 2017 - During this session, we discuss the common workplace hazards in a foodservice operation and how to minimize injuries to employees and customers, from burns and scalds, slips and falls, cutting accidents, and Norovirus transmission from vomit or diarrheal accidents in your facility.

components of a strong food safety program

March 2017 -  To help make proper food safety practices simple and part of your culture, this session outlines risk factors contributing to foodborne illness and how you can protect staff and guests.

Large Flies
June 2017 - Learn about fly biology and behavior, how to prevent flies from entering your restaurant, the seasonality of pests, how to choose the right pest provider and tips to help prevent flies from impacting your operations.
Hand Care
August 2017 - During this session, we will be discussing the importance of hand care and provide tips on how best to ensure proper hand care procedures within your facility.