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Asynchronous Introductory Online Food Processing Sanitation

Topics covered include Introduction to Food Safety, Basic Microbiology, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs), choosing the correct Cleaners and Sanitizers, and Pest Management. This class has self-paced lectures, and knowledge assessments, and is a prerequisite for the in-person training. Students who complete the course with at least an 80% grade on the knowledge assessments receive the level one UMaine Food Processing Sanitation micro-credential badge.


For more information visit the Sanitation Training website.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Theresa Tilton at 207.942.7396 or email to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.


Contact Information

UMaine Extension Workshops, Classes, and Events
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188 or 800.287.0274 (in Maine)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System