ACFSA

Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates

The International Association of Correctional Food Service Professionals

ACFSA is announcing its educational webinar series:

Food Allergies, Intolerances, Taste Fatigue, and Food Jags

November 1st, 2017 - 12:00am P.S.T. / 1:00pm E.S.T.
Cost: Free for ACFSA members
Webinar Free for members; $49 for Non-Members

Food allergies or intolerances is an abnormal response to a food or additive that is triggered by the immune system. To diagnose food allergies it requires a multidisciplinary approach. Taste fatigue and food jags are common in prison population because of the lack of variety in the menu composition.

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Speaker(s):
Anna Rivera
California Medical Facility - Director of Dietetics

Anna Rivera is the Director of Dietetics at California Medical Facility in Vacaville California. Anna holds a Masters of Business Administration from Western Governors University, Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the California State University, Sacrament. Anna has completed a fellowship in Pediatrics from Children's Hospital of Michigan with an emphasis on Total Parental Nutrition and Childhood Allergies. Her experience includes working as a full time pediatric dietitian at UC Davis Medical Center and working as a Regional Dietitian for geriatric population for Avalon Health Care.


Past Webinars

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Food Allergies, Intolerances, Taste Fatigue, and Food Jags
(November 1st, 2017)

Managing Diets in Correctional Facilities
(July 11th, 2017) - Webinar Recording -
PowerPoint Slides


Business Continuity: How to stay in business during planned and unplanned renovations, especially natural and man-made disasters.
(April 11th, 2017) - Webinar Recording -
PowerPoint Slides


Medical Diets: A BOP Perspective
(January 10th, 2017)

Utilizing Professional Partner Relationships
(July 21st, 2016) - Webinar Recording -
PowerPoint Slides


Are You Ready for an Emergency?
(January 13th, 2016) - Webinar Recording -
PowerPoint Slides
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EmergencyPreparednessChecklist


Norovirus (what it is, what happens if you have an outbreak, and steps to take to avoid an outbreak)
(October 15th, 2015) - Webinar Recording -
PowerPoint Slides



News Items

Webinar: Food Allergies, Intolerances, Taste Fatigue, and Food Jags
November 1st, 2017
Webinar Free for members; $49 for Non-Members

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