Napa Sonoma SBDCSanta Rosa and Napa, California

NAPA: FSMA Food Safety Preventive Controls for Human Food - 2.5 Day Course

NAPA: FSMA Food Safety Preventive Controls for Human Food - 2.5 Day Course

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 8:00am to Friday, August 31, 2018 12:00pm

In partnership with Superior Food Safety, Napa Valley College invites you to attend training classes in Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance starting on Wednesday, August 29th and ending on Friday, August 31st.

The FSPCA training materials are designed to meet the requirements for training under Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117.155 for the Preventive Controls “Qualified Individual” who conducts Food Safety Plan activities such as developing and reviewing a food safety plan, validating preventive controls, verifying and validating process controls among others. Attending an FSPCA course will provide assurances that the course content and resulting knowledge is consistent with regulatory expectations. Each facility registered with the FDA is required to have a Preventive Control Qualified Individual PCQI.

A preventive controls qualified individual is a person who has successfully completed training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls at least equivalent to that received under the standardized curriculum from FSPCA.

The FSPCA program is based on collaboration among federal and state regulatory officials (FDA), academic food safety researchers and educators, and U.S. food industry representatives. This program is delivered by a certified Lead Instructor by the FSPCA.

This course meets the Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Training requirements. The participants will receive FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual certificate attendance issued by AFDO.

Please note that this training event will be held at the following times:
Wednesday, Aug 29th from 8AM-5PM
Thursday, Aug 30th from 8AM-5PM
Friday, Aug 31st from 8AM-12PM


Companies, especially small and medium sized, producing human foods that must comply with the Preventive Controls for Human Foods rule that is part of FSMA.

Food Industry Senior Management
Operation and Production Managers
Quality Assurance Managers and Supervisors
HACCP Coordinators
Supply Chain Management Personnel & Purchasing Managers
Food Plant and Facility Managers
Risk Management Managers
Government and Food Regulatory Personnel
Food Safety and Quality Management Consultants

Oscar Camacho has more than 28 years of experience managing food safety and quality systems.  Mr. Camacho's special insights come from years of first-hand experience in the food industry, and from client weaknesses he identified and solved while providing auditing and consulting services.


Valerie Bible
(707) 256-7250
Napa Valley College
2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy BLDG 3000, RM 3004

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