Food Safety Training Workshops

New! Preventive Controls for Human Food (Blended Course) – FSPCA Curriculum

1 Day online training | 1 Day instructor-led

Get your PCQI (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual) certificate by attending a self-paced online training (Part 1) and a 1 Day instructor-led training (Part 2). This FSPCA blended course provides an alternate way to get your certificate.

Part 2 - January 26, 2018
New Orleans

Developing & Implementing HACCP Plans

Accreditation through the International HACCP Alliance. 2.5 Day Course

This International HACCP Alliance approved curriculum is intended to provide attendees with a solid understanding of the 5 preliminary steps and 7 primary steps of HACCP plan development.

January 31 - February 2, 2018
New Orleans




FSMA Preventative Controls for Human Food - FSPCA Curriculum

FDA accepted curriculum developed by the FSPCA. 2.5 Day Course

The Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation (referred to as the Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation) is intended to ensure safe manufacturing and processing, packing and holding of food products for human consumption in the United States.

March 21-23, 2018
New Orleans

Food Defense Management Certification

This training course is the hallmark of Food Defense. Extensive training and workshops covering topics from Crisis Management to responding to a tampering incident are all covered in the 2-day course.

March 19-20, 2018    New Orleans  

In affiliation with DL Newslow & Associates




Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

The rule builds on safeguards envisioned in the 2005 Sanitary Food Transportation Act (SFTA). Because of illness outbreaks resulting from human and animal food contaminated during transportation, and incidents and reports of unsanitary transportation practices, there have long been concerns about the need for regulations to ensure that foods are being transported in a safe manner.

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ServSafe Food Safety Program for Managers

The ServSafe program provides food safety training, exams and educational materials to food service managers. Students can earn the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP)

January 22, 2018 

Lacombe, LA


Food Defense – FSMA Final Rule for Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration

Training Topics include: Vulnerability Assessment, Mitigation Strategies, Management Components, Training and Recordkeeping.

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Produce Safety

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety rule establishes, for the first time, science-based minimum standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of fruits and vegetables grown for human consumption.

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Foreign Supplier Verification Program

This course will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals” regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Food Safety Basics

This workshop covers the basic food safety principles that employees should be aware of when working with food. Topics include, GMP’s and pre-requisite programs, chemical, physical and microbiological hazards, HACCP, allergen management, sanitation principles including cross contact and cross contamination prevention and employee training.

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Allergen Management - Best Practices for the Food Industry

According to the FDA’s Reportable Food Registry, 47% of all food recalls are due to undeclared allergens. In this workshop, you will learn how to properly manage allergens in your facility. Topics include allergen labeling requirements, supplier management, raw material handling, process optimization, allergen cleaning procedures, and employee training.

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Internal Auditing

This workshop provides attendees with the knowledge necessary to be an effective internal auditor.  This includes an understanding of the different types of audits, auditor qualifications, roles and personal attributes of auditors, how to prepare and initiate an audit, how to identify audit trails, closing meeting and initial report, corrective and preventive actions and record retention.

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Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

GMP’s are the basic conditions and practices that the food industry must follow for processing safe food under sanitary conditions. Recently, under new FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) guidelines, current GMP’s changed from 21 CFR 110 to 21 CFR 117. This workshop will discuss the new part 117 requirements and focus on the implementation to meet current guidelines.

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Supply Chain Management

The FSMA Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food mandates that a manufacturing/processing facility have a risk-based supply chain program for those raw material and other ingredients for which it has identified a hazard requiring a supply-chain applied control. The food industry, today more than ever, is focused on supply chain transparency.

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