FSMA Training Courses FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual

FSMA Training Courses are available so that individuals can be recognized by FDA as the Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI)

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Upcoming classes

FSPCA FSMA Training, March 2018, Carson, CA

Preventive Controls Training for Human Foods will earn you your certificate to be a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) as required by the FDA. It is a 20-hour offered through our Foundation. Attendees of the class will earn a certification to become the Qualified Individual for the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulation on Preventive Controls for Human Foods.

Day One

Introductions (all attendees)
Update from FDA, Dan Solis, Import Operations FDA
Chapter 1 Introduction to Course and Preventive Controls
Chapter 2 Food Safety Plan Overview
Chapter 3 Good Manufacturing Practices and Other Prerequisite Programs
Chapter 4 Biological Food Safety Hazards
Chapter 5 Chemical, Physical and Economically Motivated Food Safety Hazards
Chapter 6 Preliminary Steps in Developing a Food Safety Plan
Chapter 7 Resources for Preparing Food Safety Plans

Day Two

Review and Questions
Chapter 8 Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls Determination
Chapter 9 Process Preventive Controls
Chapter 10 Food Allergen Preventive Controls
Chapter 11 Sanitation Preventive Controls
Chapter 12 Supply‐chain Preventive Controls

Day Three

Review and Questions
Verification and Validation Procedures
Record‐keeping Procedures
Recall Plan
Regulation Overview – cGMP, Hazard Analysis, and Risk‐Based Preventive Controls for Human Food
Wrap up/ End

fsma training FSPCA Training Attendees

Some of the attendees of the February FSPCA Training class in Long Beach, CA


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