FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Training

FSPCA: Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance

June 5, 2020
Segment 2 one day class on Zoom
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost: $125.00 per person (Maine Businesses), $175.00 (out-of-state) includes individually numbered certificate from the Preventive Controls Alliance and the Association of Food & Drug Officials.

Register here

food preparer washing handsCourse Description

Upon completion of this blended course (Segment 1 online, Segment 2 June 5th – on Zoom) the trainee will become a FDA-recognized “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual” (PCQI).

The course covers:

  • How to create a Food Safety Plan meeting the FDA requirements as required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
  • How to conduct a Hazard Analysis, and differentiate between prerequisite programs and risk-based preventive controls.
  • Guidelines for choosing Critical Limits, setting up monitoring programs, and implementing corrective actions when deviations occur.
  • Documentation for all aspects of the PCHF-required Food Safety Plan including verification and validation activities, monitoring, corrective actions, and records review.

Each Participant must have

  • Personal computer, no cell phone or tablets
  • Camera and sound on the whole class time
  • Familiarity with Google Docs
  • If you are joining in the same physical room as someone else you must utilize headphones to minimize background noise and feedback.

Each student will need a copy of the PC Guide: https://bookstorefspca.ifpti.org/index.php/course-materials/hazard-analysis-and-preventive-controls-for-human-foods-participant-manual.html

Blended PC course ($198 FSPCA) Part One link:
https://lms.ifpti.org/#/online-courses/8fa8a76a-5a55-44b6-9cec-60d4f4aa784b

Part One proof of completion due by June 3.
Email to Theresa (theresa.tilton@maine.edu)

Lead Instructor

Jason Bolton, Ph.D.
Food Safety Specialist and Associate Extension Professor
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Jason.Bolton@maine.edu

Assistant Instructors

Robson Machado, Ph.D.
Food Science Specialist and Assistant Extension Professor
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Robson.Machado@maine.edu

Beth Calder, Ph.D.
Food Science Specialist and Associate Extension Professor
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Beth.Calder@maine.edu