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Introduction to FSPCA Course

  • February 18, 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn 1741 Harrison Street North Twin Falls, Idaho

This is a recommended prerequisite class for those who are interested in taking the 2.5 Day FSPCA Preventive Controls Accredited Course It is designed to meet the needs of those who are new to the world of food safety or have not completed an accredited HACCP course.

This workshop will be taught by Jeff Kronenberg, M.S., of TechHelp and the University of Idaho who is an accredited FSPCA Lead Instructor.


Welcome, Introductions, Agenda Review, Expectations

A Primer on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and the Preventive Controls for Human Food Regulation (PCHF)

Overview of Food Safety, HACCP, and Preventive Controls

The Science of Food Safety

Biological Hazards

Chemical Hazards

Physical Hazards

Food Safety Prerequisite Programs

Good Manufacturing Practices- New FSMA GMP’s (21CFR117 Subpart B)

Pest Control

Chemical Control

Cleaning and Sanitation

Self -Inspection and Auditing

Other Prerequisite Programs

Overview of HACCP Preliminary Tasks and Principles

Introduction to FSMA Preventive Controls

Overview of the FSMA Regulation (cGMP and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food- 21CFR117)

FSMA PCHF Buzzwords-Important FSMA Definitions and Acronyms

The Food Safety Plan

Preventive Controls Basics

Managing Preventive Controls

Preparing for The Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) PCHF Training Course

Team Exercises


Wrap Up and Critique

Who Should Attend

Those who are new to the world of food safety or have not completed an accredited HACCP course and want to attend a 2.5 Day FSPCA PCHF Course.

Managers, executives and others who do not plan to participate in FSPCA training but who are interested in and want to learn more about the Food Safety Modernization Act.


The workshop fee is $292/person for 2 or more people from the same company registering at the same time or $325/individual.

Registrants who cancel 7 or more business days prior to the workshop will receive a full refund. Registrants who cancel less than 7 business days prior to the workshop will be charged a minimum of 50% of the workshop fee. No show will be charged the full workshop fee. Tax deductible under IRS Section 1.162.5 *Certain restrictions may apply; refer to your accounting department for specific applicability.

For registration questions, please contact—Paula Peterman at 208-364-6188 or paulap@uidaho.edu

For technical information, please contact – Jeff Kronenberg at 208-364-4937 or jkron@uidaho.edu

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