Food Safety

Food Safety Training for Consumers

This workshop provides practical food safety strategies for nonprofit organizations that prepare and serve food.

Food Safety Training for Processors

Advanced HACCP is a 2-day workshop that provides participants with the opportunity to increase their skill and knowledge in developing and improving HACCP plans.

This is an annual course for FDA certification of supervisors of thermal-processing systems, acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods.

This short course introduces participants to a basic understanding of molds, yeasts and mycotoxins that may occur in foods and in processing environments.

This workshop teaches the fundamentals of assessing and managing risks associated with intentional contamination in food manufacturing facilities.

This short course provides insight into the most recent developments of food-borne pathogens, toxins, and testing methods.

This is an introductory, self-paced online course on food safety and sanitary practices for commercial manufacturers of food products.

The short course is a comprehensive two-and-one-half day lecture and hands-on lab/demonstration program on the essentials of sanitation practices that prevent food contamination in commercial food facilities.

Food Science faculty teach the core concepts of Food Science in context of real-world food examples in this three-and-three-quarter day course.

Advanced course in HACCP taught by certified instructors with extensive experience in food safety training.

Instruction covers fundamentals of HACCP with application in meat and poultry processing operations. The course provides participants with hands-on experience in developing a HACCP plan.

This is a two-day workshop for juice and cider processors complying with 21CFR Part 120.

These webinars cover basic microbiology as well as advanced topics in Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) with applications in meat and poultry processing operations.

This three-day short-course is taught in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and includes lectures and laboratory sessions on regulations, cleaning and sanitizing, pasteurization, instrumentation, and other operational procedures in milk plants.

This conference is for individuals who are concerned with the safety of food and dairy processing. Sanitarians, milk haulers, lab managers, plant managers and supervisors-everyone involved in getting the milk from the farm to the table safely.

Provides the credentials to meet FDA requirements for development and implementation of a modern, preventive, and risk-based system for food safety as stated within in the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations.

This course (FSPCA curriculum) replaces the Dairy HACCP workshop (NCIMS curriculum) to provide standardized training for Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals (PQCIs) to meet the FDA requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

This is the FSPCA workshop that provides the necessary credentials to become a PCQI (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual) for the development and implementation of HACCP based systems as part of FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations.

Food Safety Training for Producers

This course is designed to assist growers who are writing a USDA Harmonized GAP food safety plan.

A demonstration of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) is necessary to pass a USDA GAP audit.

The farmers' market food safety workshop is a half-day training session which will provide farmers' market vendors with a basic knowledge of retail food safety, sanitation, and regulatory topics suited for vendors selling food products at farmers’ markets.

This course is for fruit and vegetable growers, and other persons, interested in learning about product safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety.

Webinars and one-day workshops cover food safety topics specific to the mushroom industry.

A general overview of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) for growers.

Food Safety Training for Retail and Food Service Professionals

This is an online training course for food service managers, chefs, caterers, cooks, health officials and inspectors. Proprietary online course, exams proctored by extension educators.

This is the ServSafe® Food Safety Program for Managers. Upon successful completion, participants will receive the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certificate.