Upon completing this course participants will leave with a preliminary preventive control implementation plan and will:
Understand US FDA final rules for the Preventive Controls for Human and Animal Foods
Define and review your current system to identify gaps in your preventive controls planning.
Be able to develop and implement a valid preventive control company food safety plan to close any gaps
Write and implement appropriate procedures.
Know your requirements for control over your supply chain
Be able to plan and implement HARPC
Be able to perform environmental monitoring
Know how cross contamination can impact your preventive control plan
Know the difference between validation and verification
Understand and be able to use statistical process controls basics
Be able to plan and implement a team approach to preventive controls
Be able to help your food importers to jump through FDA hoops
Develop a system to risk rank your suppliers
Have a plan in hand that will pass any validation check for preventive controls
Understand some of the technology and costs that can help you establish preventive controls
Prove that your system actually prevents food safety problems
Be able to document and report results to upper management, external food safety auditors and FDA auditors
Save your company money Establish simple, low cost complete data collection and reporting systems.
Establish teambuilding between food safety and quality personnel to develop and implement changes to your current system
Understand food safety, security and recall responsibilities in light of cargo theft, adulteration and temperature failures
Learn how to use your system to get some ROI and improve your marketing position
Review current and future technologies designed to improve and simplify data collection
Establish a completely documented system