Food Safety Basics

Basic food safety principles that employees should be aware of when working with food
Many front-line food workers are new to the food industry and often do not understand how food becomes unsafe. This training is designed to bridge those learning gaps and help employees understand those little, everything habits that can make a big difference.
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Course Description

This workshop covers the foundational principles that employees should be aware of when working with food.. Topics include, GMP’s and prerequisite programs, chemical, physical and microbiological hazards, HACCP, allergen management, sanitation principles including cross contact and cross contamination prevention and employee training. This will be an interactive workshop that will give attendees a good understanding of basic food safety principles and how properly following these principles result in safe food.

Who Will Benefit From Taking This Course

Employees with responsibilities in Food Preparation, Food Production, Quality, Food Safety, HACCP, Regulatory Affairs, Maintenance, Safety and any other associates interested in achieving a better understanding of the basics of food safety. Workers who are new to the food industry and need a better understanding of what the current best practices are for food safety.

What Skills Can Students Expect To Learn?

Attendees will gain a good foundational knowledge base to handle food in a hygienically safe way. This will also prepare employees for more advanced training, such as HACCP or FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food, and expanded roles in food safety and quality within their organization. Topics for this training include:
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) as defined by 21 CFR Part 117
  • Common prerequisite programs within the food manufacturing industry
  • Different types of food safety hazards (biological, chemical, physical)
  • The role of HACCP within the food industry
  • Managing allergens within your facility
  • SSOP’s (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Importance of good employee training
  • FDA and USDA’s role within the industry

Schedule Your Class Today

If you need a jump start into the world of food safety, this is a great class to get you going. Learn from an instructor with over 20 years of experience within the food industry and start to advance your food career today.
See our current Food Safety Basics classes below, or contact us today to request private training at your facility.

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