2017/2018 Public Courses

Mérieux NutriSciences partnered with Cornell University: Implementing SQF Quality Systems Training – Edition 8


  • December 19, 2017 - December 20, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In the new Implementing SQF Systems Version 8.0, the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan have been separated into two codes. Cornell University, in partnership with Mérieux NutriSciences, is proud to offer the SQF Quality Systems for Manufacturing Course.  Implementing SQF Food Quality Systems Training- Edition 8:  This course provides participants with the (more…)

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI)


  • January 9, 2018 - January 11, 2018
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

FSPCA Preventative Controls for Animal Food Course (PCQI):  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 (more…)

Practical HACCP for Food Processors and Advanced HACCP


  • February 6, 2018 - February 9, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Offered back-to-back, this combo package is designed for individuals charged with building, maintaining, analyzing, and updating HACCP programs. Practical HACCP for Food Processors: This 2-day course is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance and teaches attendees how to develop, implement and manage HACCP plans. Topics Include Introduction to HACCP principles, Prerequisite programs, Conducting a hazard analysis, (more…)

Effective Environmental Monitoring for Ready to Eat and Ready to Cook Processes


  • February 21, 2018 - February 22, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Understanding the microbial condition of your plant is important to the overall success of your food safety system. In facilities that prepare Ready to Eat/Ready to Cook items, ensuring that your items are safe for the consumer is key to your food safety system. In this two day course, participants will learn the differences between routine monitoring and investigations (more…)

Implementing SQF Food Safety Systems 8.0 Training


  • March 13, 2018 - March 14, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course provides participants with the basics to become a SQF practitioner for the Food Safety Code for Manufacturing. Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of SQF concepts, principles, and application requirements, enabling the implementation of an effective Food Safety Management Program meeting SQF requirements. Learning Objectives: Promote an understanding of the SQF Food Safety (more…)

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI) & Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP)


  • March 20, 2018 - March 23, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Offered back-to-back, this combo package is designed for individuals who are looking to becoming a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) and are looking to understand FSVP regulations. FSPCA Preventative Controls for Animal Food Course (PCQI):  This course will train participants to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) in accordance with FDA requirements for FSMA training. Attendees (more…)

Microbiological Concerns in Food Plant Sanitation & Hygiene


  • April 10, 2018 - April 11, 2018
    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 determine the (more…)

Implementing SQF Food Quality Systems


  • April 17, 2018 - April 18, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course provides participants with the basics to become a SQF practitioner for the Food Quality Code for Manufacturing. Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of SQF concepts, principles, and application requirements, enabling the implementation of an effective Food Quality Management Program meeting SQF requirements. Note: Participants must have received the SQF Food Safety Systems (more…)

Principles of Food Microbiology


  • May 1, 2018 - May 2, 2018
    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 microorganisms Determine microorganisms (more…)

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course (PCQI)


  • May 15, 2018 - May 17, 2018
    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…)