This is a one-day professional workshop covering the FDA requirements for Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food under the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Under this regulation, the FDA now has the ability to enforce a more robust law designed to protect consumers from unsanitary transportation practices. Industry professionals must keep abreast of the changes and be aware of the implications to their sector of the food industry. This final rule applies to all (shippers, receivers, loaders and carriers) who transport food, either by motor or rail. within the United States.
Upon completion of this course, you will have a better understanding of the new requirements and how they relate to your individual situation. The Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, is completely changing the way we think about the transportation and distribution of human and animal food. Many professionals across the food industry are concerned about the changes this rule will require in their day-to-day operations as well as new requirements for management systems. This course will explain the applicability of the requirements and how to tailor your food safety system to meet them. Training materials include a comprehensive manual, slides, explanations of key terms and concepts, and reference materials to help you communicate requirements to your staff. Participants will receive a professional certificate upon completion.
Who Will Benefit
Quality, Food Safety, and HACCP managers; food safety HACCP team leaders and team members; those responsible for compliance, warehouse and shipping managers, system implementation associates (i.e. ISO, FSSC, SQF, BRC, IFS, etc.), SQF Practitioners, regulatory managers; associates of firms that distribute, ship, receive, or transport food in any capacity; and any associates responsible for shipping and transportation in the food industry. Even experienced food safety managers should take this course as it covers new information never before available in any course or workshop.
What You Will Learn
- An understanding of the FSMA requirements for Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food
- How the requirements apply to your organization and industry sector
- Criteria used to identify and implement specific quality and food safety controls for your organization
- Requirements for shippers, carriers, and receivers at any stage from farm-to-table and how these can be integrated into your current Food Safety and Quality Management System
- Practical applications, common challenges, and pitfalls
Workshop hours are 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The course fee includes all training materials, snacks, drinks, and professional certificate of completion. If you are interested in having us present a customized workshop specifically designed for your organization at your site, please call us at (407) 290-2754.