Preventive Controls Short Course - April 21-23, 2016 and April 27-29, 2017
Iowa State University
This three day Basic Preventive Controls training is designed for people in the food industry desiring to understand and be trained in the Food Safety system for manufacturing safe food. This course will meet the FDA FSMA regulations as an Approved Course under Food Safety Preventive Control Alliance (FSPCA).
A standardized, industry-oriented training curriculum that will provide participants with the knowledge that is needed to create a Food Safety Plan to comply with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Foods rule. The course content is focused on the food safety activities and documentation that support the creation and implementation of a preventive controls Food Safety Plan.
This course will be presented in a manner that will serve participants from ALL foods under FDA regulations. This course will address food safety concerns for industries such as: canning, frozen meals, spices/bulk ingredients, cereals/pastas, fresh produce, dairy ingredients, bakery/snack foods, and food service (variance).
This FSPCA training materials are designed to meet the requirements for training under Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117.155 for the “qualified individual” who conducts certain Food Safety Plan activities. The FSPCA course will be the standardized curriculum recognized by FDA and against which other training courses will be evaluated. Attending an FSPCA course is not mandatory, but it does provide assurances that the course content and resulting knowledge is consistent with regulatory expectations.
Check in and activities will begin at 1951 Food Sciences Building. (ISU map with Memorial Union parking and the Food Science Building highlighted)
Registration will open in Winter 2015 and Winter 2016 for respective years.
Pre-registration is required to attend this course. No walk-in registrations will be accepted. All registrations must be received by midnight, April 10th, 2016.
Class size is limited to 40.
Payment method: Online only. VISA, MasterCard or Discover are accepted.
Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be offered to those who cancel in writing before April 10th, 2016.
Iowa State University is located in Ames, Iowa. Interstate 35 runs north and south just east of Ames, and U.S. Highway 30 runs east and west just south of campus. If you are traveling to Ames via Interstate 35, take Exit 111B labeled “30 West.” Travel west on Highway 30, then take Exit 146, the “University Boulevard/ISU” exit. Drive north on University Boulevard to South 4th Street (the third traffic light). At South 4th Street, turn left (west) past Jack Trice Stadium, and turn right to go by the Transit Hub - where buses pick up - and park in open spots not marked General Staff or Reserved (fourth right). Additionally, an interactive campus map is available on-line.
To get on to campus, participants may walk or ride the Orange Route Bus schedule (free). View the route schedule (note that ISC Parking is the commuter lot).
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This course is sponsored by the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and the Iowa Department of Inspection and Appeals.
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
| 2312 Food Sciences Building, Ames, IA 50011-1061
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