The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) represents the most sweeping reform of US food safety laws for more than 70 years. The Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) was formed to assist the regulated industry to comply with requirements of the Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule.
FDA has recognized this course as the “standardized curriculum” for the Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule. Successfully completing this course is one way to meet the requirements to become a “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual.”
Under the Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule, the responsibilities of a preventive controls qualified individual include to perform or oversee:
- Preparation of the Food Safety Plan
- Validation of the Preventive Controls
- Records Review
- Reanalysis of the Food Safety Plan
This hands-on course will teach participants how to develop and document a Food Safety Plan based on the requirements of FSMA's Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule for their specific operations.
Breakout sessions are structured to teach participants how to identify and prevent food safety hazards, monitor hazard reduction procedures, develop control measures, and methods to document and verify the results of their efforts.
The fee for the course is $500 for industry participants. A reduced fee of $350 is available for government/academic employees that make prior arrangements. If you are a member of FFVA, OR if you have previously taken a UF/IFAS HACCP course since 2013, a discounted rate of $400 ($250 for government/academic employees) is available. Registration includes the course materials, three lunches, refreshments, and a registered certificate from FSPCA. Participation for the entire 3 days is required for the certificate.
Registration will be limited to the first 36 registrants.
**Please note: NO refunds will be issued within one week of the training start date**
Prefer to register by mail? Click here for the mail-in registration form: http://www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/events/PDF/FSPCA_111616.pdf
West Palm Beach, FL is easily accessible from the Palm Beach International airport. You can access a map and more information about the Extension Office at http://www.pbcgov.com/coextension/
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