Wednesday, January 18, 2017

FSPCA Preventive Controls For Human Food - Only a Couple Days Left to Get the Early Bird Discount!


FSPCA Preventive Controls For Human Food
February 1, 2017 - February 3, 2017

Register HERE

3 sessions
#1. 01 Feb 2017, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PST)
#2. 02 Feb 2017, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PST)
#3. 03 Feb 2017, 8:00 AM 12:00 PM (PST)

Location
Hampton Inn & Suites Napa, 945 Hartle Court, Napa, CA 94559

Registration
1-4 Attendees Early Bird Ends Jan 20th - Save $60 per attendee – $790.00 (USD) Registration code required Registration is for 1 attendee, additional guests/attendees can be added during the registration process.
5+ Attendees Early Bird Ends Jan 20th- Save $110 per attendee – $740.00 (USD) Early Bird discount for 5+ only available for attendees from same company.

The FSPCA training materials are designed to meet the requirements for training under Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117.155 for the Preventive Controls “Qualified Individual” who conducts Food Safety Plan activities such as developing and reviewing a food safety plan, validating preventive controls, verifying and validating process controls among others. Attending an FSPCA course will provide assurances that the course content and resulting knowledge is consistent with regulatory expectations. Each facility registered with the FDA is required to have a Preventive Control Qualified Individual PCQI.

A preventive controls qualified individual is a person who has successfully completed training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls at least equivalent to that received under the standardized curriculum from FSPCA.

The FSPCA program is based on collaboration among federal and state regulatory officials (FDA), academic food safety researchers and educators, and U.S. food industry representatives. This program is delivered by a FSPCA Lead Instructor.

This course meets the Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Training requirements. The participants will receive FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual certificate issued by AFDO.

Includes: Morning and afternoon snack breaks, Lunch, Course Materials and Certificate of Attendance.

Parking – Free parking

Hotel Booking - Hampton Inn & Suites 707-690-3075

REGISTRATION closes, no refunds will be given after January 30. Registrations may be transferred to another person from the same organization for the scheduled class. Cancellation fee before January 30, 2017 $250.00

Sunday, January 15, 2017

How Well Does the Food Industry Understand FSMA?


FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine Stephen Ostroff, M.D. shares thoughts on how the agency will gauge how well the industry understands FSMA. Video shot at the 2016 Food Safety Consortium during a Town Hall Q&A.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Infographic: Keep Food Safe, Prevent Foodborne Diseases

The following infographic outlines the state of foodborne disease in the United States and current entities/legislation that are working to prevent illness


How LIMS (laboratory information management systems) can help with documenting environmental monitoring


The full infographic from Autoscribe Informatics is available on the company’s website.

Article Source: https://foodsafetytech.com/news_article/infographic-keep-food-safe-prevent-foodborne-diseases/

Monday, January 9, 2017

REMINDER Early Bird Registration Ends January 20, 2017


FSPCA Preventive Controls For Human Food
February 1, 2017 - February 3, 2017

Register HERE

3 sessions
#1. 01 Feb 2017, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PST)
#2. 02 Feb 2017, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PST)
#3. 03 Feb 2017, 8:00 AM 12:00 PM (PST)

Location
Hampton Inn & Suites Napa, 945 Hartle Court, Napa, CA 94559

Registration
1-4 Attendees Early Bird Ends Jan 20th - Save $60 per attendee – $790.00 (USD) Registration code required Registration is for 1 attendee, additional guests/attendees can be added during the registration process.
5+ Attendees Early Bird Ends Jan 20th- Save $110 per attendee – $740.00 (USD) Early Bird discount for 5+ only available for attendees from same company.

The FSPCA training materials are designed to meet the requirements for training under Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117.155 for the Preventive Controls “Qualified Individual” who conducts Food Safety Plan activities such as developing and reviewing a food safety plan, validating preventive controls, verifying and validating process controls among others. Attending an FSPCA course will provide assurances that the course content and resulting knowledge is consistent with regulatory expectations. Each facility registered with the FDA is required to have a Preventive Control Qualified Individual PCQI.

A preventive controls qualified individual is a person who has successfully completed training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls at least equivalent to that received under the standardized curriculum from FSPCA.

The FSPCA program is based on collaboration among federal and state regulatory officials (FDA), academic food safety researchers and educators, and U.S. food industry representatives. This program is delivered by a FSPCA Lead Instructor.

This course meets the Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Training requirements. The participants will receive FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual certificate issued by AFDO.

Includes: Morning and afternoon snack breaks, Lunch, Course Materials and Certificate of Attendance.

Parking – Free parking

Hotel Booking - Hampton Inn & Suites 707-690-3075

REGISTRATION closes, no refunds will be given after January 30. Registrations may be transferred to another person from the same organization for the scheduled class. Cancellation fee before January 30, 2017 $250.00

Friday, January 6, 2017

Final FSMA Rules: Are They Cast in Stone?


Stephen Ostroff, M.D., FDA deputy commissioner for foods and veterinary medicine, answers this question during a Town Hall at the 2016 Food Safety Consortium.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

FSPCA Preventive Controls For Human Food February Class - Early Bird Ends January 20th


FSPCA Preventive Controls For Human Food
February 1, 2017 - February 3, 2017

Register HERE

3 sessions
#1. 01 Feb 2017, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PST)
#2. 02 Feb 2017, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PST)
#3. 03 Feb 2017, 8:00 AM 12:00 PM (PST)

Location
Hampton Inn & Suites Napa, 945 Hartle Court, Napa, CA 94559

Registration
1-4 Attendees Early Bird Ends Jan 20th - Save $60 per attendee – $790.00 (USD) Registration code required Registration is for 1 attendee, additional guests/attendees can be added during the registration process.
5+ Attendees Early Bird Ends Jan 20th- Save $110 per attendee – $740.00 (USD) Early Bird discount for 5+ only available for attendees from same company.

The FSPCA training materials are designed to meet the requirements for training under Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117.155 for the Preventive Controls “Qualified Individual” who conducts Food Safety Plan activities such as developing and reviewing a food safety plan, validating preventive controls, verifying and validating process controls among others. Attending an FSPCA course will provide assurances that the course content and resulting knowledge is consistent with regulatory expectations. Each facility registered with the FDA is required to have a Preventive Control Qualified Individual PCQI.

A preventive controls qualified individual is a person who has successfully completed training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls at least equivalent to that received under the standardized curriculum from FSPCA.

The FSPCA program is based on collaboration among federal and state regulatory officials (FDA), academic food safety researchers and educators, and U.S. food industry representatives. This program is delivered by a FSPCA Lead Instructor.

This course meets the Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Training requirements. The participants will receive FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual certificate issued by AFDO.

Includes: Morning and afternoon snack breaks, Lunch, Course Materials and Certificate of Attendance.

Parking – Free parking

Hotel Booking - Hampton Inn & Suites 707-690-3075

REGISTRATION closes, no refunds will be given after January 30. Registrations may be transferred to another person from the same organization for the scheduled class. Cancellation fee before January 30, 2017 $250.00

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Happy New Year!


Best wishes for a Happy New Year filled with health, happiness, and spectacular success!