Upcoming Public Courses

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI)


  • August 20, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course will train participants to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) in accordance with FDA requirements for FSMA training. Attendees will be taught how to develop, implement, and manage their facility’s Food Safety Plan in compliance with FSMA’s Preventive Control for Human Food Rule. This 2.5 day course, designed by the Food Safety (more…)

Principles of Food Microbiology


  • September 24, 2019 - September 25, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This two day course provides participants with a thorough understanding of the basic factors that influence microbial growth and survival in the food processing environment. Learning Objectives: • Explore various microbiological organisms in food • Discover the various physical and chemical agents used to control microorganisms in food • Learn about food related illness from (more…)

Practical HACCP for Food Processors and Advanced HACCP


  • October 1, 2019 - October 4, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Special bundle! We are offering our Practical HACCP and Advanced HACCP courses back to back. Participants who register for both courses will receive $200 off the bundled price. Practical HACCP for Food Processors: October 1-2, 2019 This 2-day course is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance and teaches attendees how to develop, implement and manage (more…)

Crisis Management and Root Cause Analysis


  • October 8, 2019 - October 10, 2019
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

We’ve bundled our popular Crisis Management Course with Root Cause Analysis! October 8-9: Crisis Management This timely course covers food defense strategies and measures that attendees should employ throughout their processing operations. Learning Objectives ►Learn the basic concepts and strategies of defending your products from intentional contamination and sabotage ►Find out how to structure your (more…)

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI)


  • October 22, 2019 - October 24, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course will train participants to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) in accordance with FDA requirements for FSMA training. Attendees will be taught how to develop, implement, and manage their facility’s Food Safety Plan in compliance with FSMA’s Preventive Control for Human Food Rule. This 2.5 day course, designed by the Food Safety (more…)

Environmental Monitoring in the FSMA Era


  • November 12, 2019 - November 13, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Understanding the microbial condition of your plant is key to the overall success of your food safety system. In this two day course, participants will learn the differences between routine monitoring and investigations and how to establish the right culture for a sound environmental monitoring program. Learning Objectives: Learn about the types and methods of (more…)

Microbiological Concerns in Food Plant Sanitation


  • December 16, 2019 - December 17, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Maintaining effective sanitation programs provide critical and actionable data about your processes. Course attendees will gain firsthand experience in evaluating microbiological and other sanitation problems. Learning Objectives: • Understand the definitions and effective steps to take to clean and sanitize a food plant contaminated with pathogens, spoilage organisms and allergens • Explore effective ways to (more…)

Mérieux NutriSciences & University of Nebraska- Lincoln: Environmental Monitoring Hands-on Training Workshop


  • June 2, 2020 - June 3, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Understanding the microbial condition of your plant is key to the overall success of your food safety system. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Merieux NutriSciences have teamed together to provide a unique training opportunity. Together they will provide classroom instruction and hands-on training in the University’s pilot plant for those individuals looking to develop or (more…)