Workshops & Trainings

The Food Science & Technology Extension provides the public and the food industry with workshops and on-site training programs that enable businesses to develop and implement a food safety or HACCP plan tailored to their own operation, minimizing the risk of contamination of their food product by human pathogens.

For a downloadable version of our Training Calendar Brochure, click here.

Upcoming Events
  • Jan 29, 2019 - Jan 31, 2019 Preventive Control For Human Foods This course is taught using the standardized curriculum developed by FSPCA to qualify attendees as Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI). The goal is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to design, implement, and maintain a comprehensive food safety plan. Tifton, GA
  • Feb 5, 2019 - Feb 7, 2019 Packing House HACCP Food safety is a critical concern to produce growers, packers, processors, and shippers. This course discusses current and proposed legislation, and scientists involved in produce and packinghouse safety discuss the most current research involving Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). Participants will be able to put together a comprehensive food safety program for their own packinghouses, farms, or facilities. Breakout sessions will teach participants how to identify and control hazards, how to monitor processes, and how to properly document and verify their process is working safety without introducing new hazards. The workshop, accredited by the International HACCP Alliance, is targeted to produce packers, to assist in the development and customization of food safety programs for their facilities, using a HACCP-based approach. Tifton, GA