The Food Institute will hold a two-day training course developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) to help companies meet the requirements for a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) and achieve compliance with the Preventive Control for Human Food regulation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. The course will take place on May 16-17, 2016 at WeiserMazars' Offices in Edison, NJ. It will use the standardized curriculum that is recognized by the Food and Drug Administration.

Participants successfully completing the course will receive their official FSPCA PCQI certificates which are administered by the Association of Food and Drug Officials and the International Food Protection Training Institute. The course is intense, and designed for participants who have a background in food safety. Understanding the principals of HACCP is beneficial.

The FSPCA-certified instructors for the course are Dr. Barbara Masters, a Senior Policy Advisor at Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz PC (OFW Law), and Jolyda O. Swaim, a principal attorney also at OFW Law. Registration includes admission to two full-day sessions, all course materials, certificate upon completion, and lunch both days. Space is limited. More information

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