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Food Plant Microbiology and Hazards 101

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Course Description This course reviews the microbiological ecology of a food manufacturing facility and serves as an introduction to microbial, chemical and physical food safety hazards. Participants will learn to recognize the characteristics of each of the hazards, sources, and mechanisms for illness or injury.  In addition, participants will learn to develop and implement control strategies utilized in the food industry to address these hazards.
Training Modules
  • Introduction to Food Safety Hazards
  • Principles of Food Microbiology
  • Top Food Safety Hazards
  • Lessons Learned from Previous Food Safety Incidents
  • Identify Hazards Associated with Specific Industries
  • Control Strategies for Hazards
  • Introduction to Microbiological Criteria & Sampling Plans
Prerequisites None
Who Should Attend? Intended for those that are looking to improve and/or implement their facility’s food safety program as well as those interested in gaining more knowledge of the potential food safety hazards within the industry today. Those involved in the industry include; Quality Control/Assurance personnel, Production Management/Supervisors, and Facility Personnel.

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Preventive Controls for Human Food November 28 - November 30 Dallas, TX
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