Food Safety Training and Certification Courses

By July 1, 2016News
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Two training and certification courses are being offered by New Mexico State University in Albuquerque! For additional information about either of the trainings email Gloria Hernandez.

www.farmersmarketsnm.orgAUGUST 8th – 9th, 2016: Better Process Control School, Acidified Foods Only (English Course)

This two-day course will be presented at the South Valley Economic Development Center (318 Isleta SW, Albuquerque, 87105).

This is a certification course for managers and supervisors of food processing operations of thermal procession systems, acidification, and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods. The school satisfies the training requirements specified in both the FDA and USDA regulations for acidified foods only.

Course cost for the early fee of $400 includes textbook, instruction and testing, and certificate. Lodging, meals, and travel are not included. Books will be issued on first day. A late fee of $50 will be added if registration is received after August 1, 2016; limited seating is available!

Check out the agenda here.

Register for the training here.

www.farmersmarketsnm.orgAUGUST 10th – 12th, 2016: FDA, FSMA – HARPC (Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventative Control) Training and Certification

This two-day course will be presented at the South Valley Economic Development Center (318 Isleta SW, Albuquerque, 87105).

This course, developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA), is the “standardized curriculum” recognized by the FDA. Successfully completing this course meets the requirement of a “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual” (PCQI). It will provide participants with the knowledge needed to create a Food Safety plan that complies with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Control (HARPC) for Human Food rule.

The target audience includes:

  • Potential Preventive Control Qualified Individual (PCQI)
  • Personnel responsible for the implementation of FSMA HARPC
  • Facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold human food
  • Consultants

The registration fee per person is $650 and includes manual, light refreshments during breaks, and certificate. Lodging, meals, and travel costs are not included. Limited seating is available!

Check out the agenda here.

Register for this training here.

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