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  • Practical Food Microbiology - ONLINE COURSE


    Understanding the what, how, when, and why of food pathogens

    If you develop, process, distribute, or sell food for a living, it is crucial to have an understanding of the following food microbiology topics:

    • Which pathogens are most likely to cause trouble;
    • When and why they threaten product and customer safety; and,
    • How to best manage and control the risks posed by these organisms.

    This two-day Practical Food Microbiology course covers all of these subjects and much more! Our team of expert instructors will take you step-by-step through the science and practice of food safety microbiology.

    If you have never taken a food micro class, we will teach you the most critical points for food safety applications. You will learn which environmental factors influence the growth of pathogens and spoilage organisms in food, how to avoid microbial contamination, and how to produce safe food products.

    Even if you have experience in the area of food safety microbiology, you will benefit from attending this course! Advance your understanding of when and how to use new and powerful (but often abused and misunderstood) tests, tools, and models. Learn to make better choices by understanding the limits and applicability of data produced, as well as the danger of starting with ill-considered assumptions! 

    By attending this course, you will also learn how to implement a successful, state-of-the-art HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) system to identify points of contamination risk in the food manufacturing process. Our instructors will cover how to control and monitor those risks and how to take corrective actions. (For more in-depth training on this food safety topic, check out our 3-day HACCP Plan Development for Food Processors course.)

    Whether you are looking for an introduction to the subject of food microbiology, need a refresher to strengthen your foundational knowledge of the topic, or are seeking insights to help you solve microbiology problems with your food products, you will leave this course with new information to keep your food products safe.

  • 13th International Conference on Food Chemistry and Food Microbiology

    Food Chemistry Meet 2020 takes immense pleasure to invite all the Researchers, Front-liners and Food industries and Food regulatory bodies to participate in the biggest meet of 2k20 which is going to be held on June 9-10 as a webinar-based on the Theme: Exploring the Innovations, Recent Advancements in Food Chemistry, Microbiology and modern impact on Quality, Nutrition, Health, and Safety. The International Conference includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations, and Exhibitions. CPD credits are also available.

  • HACCP Plan Development Workshop

    Learn in a small class environment with real-world exercises.

  • Advanced HACCP

    As your partner in food safety and quality, Ecolab offers training courses to help protect your customers, reputation and bottom line. You’ll leave this two-day course with a solid understanding of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) process and its vital importance to food manufacturing. Learn how to develop, implement and maintain a practical HACCP program today. Essential for : • Plant managers and supervisors • Quality assurance team • Food safety personnel • Food plant maintenance personnel • New food plant employees • Retail or foodservice personnel managing suppliers

  • GS1 Connect

    GS1 Connect 2020 is hosted by GS1 US, the information standards organization. It is where industry leaders and digital innovators collaborate to make their mark on tomorrow’s supply chain. Get inspired by how people in a wide variety of industries are meeting similar challenges as you, meet face-to-face with your trading partners in How to Do Business With… Sessions and Trading Partner Roundtables and explore established and breakthrough solutions that can help you meet business challenges.

  • Wisconsin Association for Food Protection 2020 Spring Meeting

    More information will be posted soon on the affiliate website.

  • Better Process Control School

    • Date June 18, 2020 – June 25, 2020
    • Time 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    • Location Online
    • Website

    The University of Vermont Extension is offering a 16-hour Better Process Control School (BPCS) class through video conferencing. This class will be delivered in four live video conferences of four hours each and will taught between June 8 and June 16, 2020. The course is intended for all food manufacturers that process acidified foods or low-acid foods. This class has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration and it is designed to prevent public health problems in acidified foods and low-acid foods. These FDA regulations also apply to low-acid canned pet foods. The registration for this class includes the textbook Canned Foods: Principles of Thermal Process Control, Acidification, and Container Closure Evaluation (8th Edition). By taking this course, participants will learn the regulations for acidified and low-acid foods and how to apply the principles of thermal processing to control the main hazards in acidified and low acid foods. Registration deadline: The registration or this class will close on Monday, June 8, 5 PM EDT USA

  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) IHA Certified 8-Hour Online Course With Janna Hamlett

  • FSPCA: International Adulteration - Conducting Vulnerable Assessments

    One-day Workshop

  • FSMA: Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI Certification) Workshop

    FDA-recognized Course Curriculum by FSPCA

  • FSPCA/FSMA: Foreign Suppler Verification Programs (FSVP)

    Two-day Course

  • Internal Auditing Course

    The course is designed to provide a solid understanding of how to conduct an internal audit of any of the three major GFSI-recognized food safety management systems in use within North America (SQF, BRC and FSSC 22000) and to meet the internal auditor training requirements for these systems. Learn how to develop a robust internal auditing program for your processing facility and how to train your internal audit team. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: • Those wishing to gain an understanding of internal auditing skills and techniques • Staff seeking to conduct internal audits against a formal food safety management system in their facilities such as SQF, BRC or FSSC 22000 • Anyone wishing to serve as the person responsible for auditing a formal food safety management system in their facilities • Anyone involved with either the development, support or implementation of an internal audit program within their facilities • SQF Practitioners or Food Safety Team Leaders with overall responsibility for internal auditing

  • Nutrition and Food Technology World Congress 2020, July 20-21, 2020, London, UK

    • Date July 20, 2020 – July 21, 2020
    • Time 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    • Location Sheraton Heathrow Hotel Heathrow Airport, Colnbrook By-Pass, Harmondsworth, West Drayton UB7 0HJ, United Kingdom
    • Website

  • FSMA: Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCQI certification)

    Two-day course

  • SQF Edition 8.1 Understanding and Compliance Workshop

    Two-day workshop

  • IAFP 2020

  • Chinese Association for Food Protection in North America 2020 Annual Meeting

    This meeting will take place during IAFP 2020 in Cleveland, OH.

  • Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing

    Many food manufacturing businesses are using the SQF Food Safety Code to mitigate food safety hazards, run their businesses and meet buyer requirements. The Code requires each business have a qualified, designated SQF Practitioner and back-ups. Ecolab is an officially licensed SQF training center allowed to teach the class which will qualify the SQF Practitioner. On completion of the 2-day course will receive an Ecolab certificate and a free voucher to take the online SQF exam. If participants then successfully pass the online SQF exam (voucher included!), they get an additional SQF Practitioner certificate from the SQF Institute and are qualified to become the site’s SQF Practitioner. The credential meets the needs for current employment as well as for those seeking to become more marketable in the workplace where more and more companies are seeking help with SQF and other GFSI-recognized certification programs. Briefly, participants will learn: • The concepts of quality management and customer relationships • The basic concepts of the SQF Program and requirements of the SQF Food Safety Code • How to develop a HACCP-based, SQF-compliant food safety plan • The process for auditing and certifying SQF Programs

  • IUFoST 20th World Congress of Food Safety and Technology

    • Date August 17, 2020 – August 20, 2020
    • Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    • Location Auckland, New Zealand
    • Website

    This conference runs from August 17-20, 2020.

  • Conference for Food Protection's 2020 Biennial Meeting - NEW DATES

    This conference has been rescheduled for August 31-September 4, 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Denver, Colorado.