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The Louisiana Sportsman Show — the biggest hunting and fishing show in the state — is returning to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome this summer. This show will be an encore to the hugely successful show held in Gonzales this past March. This show in the Dome will be held July 19-21.
The Sanitation Control Procedures training is intended to assist the seafood industry in developing and implementing “Sanitation Control Procedures” as mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This regulation is commonly know as the “Seafood HACCP Regulation” which became effective December 18, 1997. Since this date, seafood processors have been required to ‘monitor’ sanitary control procedures used during processing in order to show their compliance with good sanitary conditions and practices.
The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences offers a one day Sanitation Control Procedures for Processing Fish and Fishery Products (SCP) training designed to educate seafood processors, packers, wholesales, importers, harvesters and warehouses about sanitation procedures. Participants who complete the course receive a certificate issued by AFDO, that fulfills the FDA requirements for seafood SCP training.
Training in Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is mandated for the seafood processors by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Basic HACCP courses teach the principles of HACCP and empower processors to develop HACCP plans specific for each seafood product they handle or produce.
The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences offers a two and a half day basic Seafood HACCP training designed to educate seafood processors, packers, wholesales, importers, harvesters and warehouses about seafood safety. Participants who complete the course receive a certificate issued by AFDO, that fulfills the FDA requirements for seafood HACCP training.
Retreat #1 — August 7-9, 2019
Skill Focus: Refining Your Message
Application: Working with Journalists and Policy Makers
2019-2020 LaDIA Fellows will explore the coast, in person and in detail. Skills are taught in the context of different coastal regions and their unique challenges.
Foraminifera? Periwinkles? Larval fish? Insects? Few people outside of the scientific community consider the impacts to these organisms when an oil spill occurs. Yet these organisms can be critical players in their ecosystems and could be used to guide restoration efforts. Each of our guest speakers give insights into the ecological role of these organisms, how oil impacts them and their environment, and how their recoveries can be used to inform restoration efforts.
This seminar is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided to participants who register online by August 8. It will also be live-streamed for those who cannot attend in person.
Whether you plan to attend in person or remotely, please register in advance to save your spot for the seminar.
Coastal Louisiana is one of the most dynamic places in the country. Generations who have lived there have adapted to the changing landscape. Join LSU Associate Professor of Religious Studies and History Michael Pasquier to learn about the oral history project, Coastal Voices, he and his students have embarked upon to capture the stories of Louisiana resilience. For more about their project, go to coastalvoices.lsu.edu.
LSU Science Café is sponsored by the LSU Office of Research & Economic Development and held on the last Tuesday of each month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for networking and light refreshments, and the talk will start at 6 p.m. People of all ages are welcome.
As natural resources professionals, ensuring use of the best science available to manage trust resources is a critical goal. Creating effective partnerships, building collaboration and being aware of new approaches to resource challenges are equally important. One of the best ways to ensure that we remain knowledgeable and up-to-date on new science and cutting-edge approaches to management is through participation in the annual meetings of The American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society.