2018 Public Courses

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)


  • March 20, 2018 - March 22, 2018
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

FSPCA Preventative Controls for Human 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 (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…)

IFT & Mérieux NutriSciences: Allergen Management Beyond Preventive Controls


  • May 10, 2018 - May 11, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and Mérieux NutriSciences are partnering to present this course on Allergen Management. This course is essential to facilities that have allergens in their building (through processing, handling, manufacturing, storing, receiving, labeling, or shipping). This course will help you to establish, enhance or ensure compliance with various requirements and ensure (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…)

Effective Environmental Monitoring & Aseptic Techniques


  • May 22, 2018 - May 23, 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. 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…)

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…)