Seafood Pathogens of Concern in Retail Establishments
During this webinar, attendees learned about different seafood pathogens of concern at retail food establishments.
September 8, 2020
2:00–3:00 p.m. EDT
Eugene E. Evans, CFP
Supervising Food Inspector
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
Eugene Evans is a supervising food inspector with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets where he has been employed for 19 years. Evans is an International Food Protection Training Institute fellow (Cohort 4) with a published fellowship project (Surface Pathogen Elimination Practices for Ready-to-Eat Fishery Products). He is an active member of Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), Association of Food and Drug Officials of the Southern States, Central Atlantic States Association of Food and Drug Officials (CASA), and International Association of Fish Inspectors. He currently serves as vice president of the CASA New York Chapter. As a long-time member of the AFDO Seafood Committee, Evans was the project leader for the 2019 revision of the Cured Salted and Smoked Fish Establishments Guidance Document and created the AFDO Fish Evisceration Video.
In 2019, Evans volunteered with Land O' Lakes International's Venture 37 Farmer to Farmer Program as a seafood expert in Egypt. He spent 2 weeks in Egypt providing guidance to seafood and dairy processing facilities across the Nile Delta. He has been published numerous times for articles related to food and seafood safety, is a Certified Fisheries Professional with the American Fisheries Society, an AFDO/SHA Seafood HACCP Trainer, a seafood processing subject matter expert, holds a U.S. Coast Guard 100-Ton Master Captain’s license, and is an avid fisherman.