2018 Public Courses

Mérieux NutriSciences partnered with Cornell University: Accurate Labeling to Reduce Recall Risks and Protect Brand Image


  • May 30, 2018 - May 31, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cornell University, in partnership with Mérieux NutriSciences, is proud to offer Accurate Labeling to Reduce Recall Risks and Protect Brand Image. Accurate labeling and management is a key component of a successful food safety program. Failure to accurately follow Federal food labeling regulations can result in negative consequences such as product recalls, product detention, costly product (more…)

BRC Global Standards for Food Safety Issue 7: Implementing the Standard


  • June 12, 2018 - June 13, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This two-day course is designed to help technical teams gain a firm understanding of the BRC Global Standards requirements, as well as the evidence expected to be presented during audit. Learning Objectives: Demonstrate a full understanding of all requirements and strategies for successful implementation Understand leadership and strategies for instilling a food safety and quality (more…)

FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)


  • June 28, 2018 - June 29, 2018
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This1.5 day FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) management training course is designed for importers that may not be aware or are unclear of the final FSVP requirements. While the FSVP course is intended for importers,  it is also designed for retailers, manufacturers and other business persons with limited regulatory or technical experience who simply (more…)

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course (PCQI)


  • July 17, 2018 - July 19, 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…)

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


  • July 17, 2018 - July 18, 2018
    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…)

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


  • July 24, 2018 - July 25, 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…)

IFT & Mérieux NutriSciences: Microbiological Concerns in Food Plant Sanitation and Hygiene


  • August 1, 2018 - August 2, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Are you interested in helping your organization mitigate its risk of foodborne illness and recalls? Is meeting the preventive controls measures required by FSMA a concern? Effective sanitation practices are the cornerstone of all food safety programs, and provide critical and actionable data about your processes.  Join IFT and Mérieux Nutrisciences for a two-day Short (more…)

Practical HACCP for Food Processors


  • August 7, 2018 - August 8, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This two day course is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance and teaches attendees how to develop, implement and manage HACCP plans. Learning Objectives: Explore HACCP principles Understand the designation of prerequisite programs Conduct a hazard analysis Identify critical controls (more…)

Auditing Internal and Supplier Systems


  • August 14, 2018 - August 15, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In this two day course, participants will learn how to establish a robust auditing process to evaluate their food safety plan, management practices, and programs of their suppliers. Learning Objectives Understand how to determine the criteria that is part of the audit system for auditing your organization’s food safety plan and the plan of your (more…)

1 Day FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI): Blended Course


  • August 21, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requires that all companies producing food (not currently under regulatory-required HACCP) have a written Food Safety Plan as well as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) to create, implement and oversee that Food Safety Plan. This Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) Blended Training course was developed to provide (more…)