Date(s) - 06/06/2017 - 06/08/2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This 2.5 day course has been designed by the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) in collaboration with the FDA. It is the ONLY course recognized by FDA at present in meeting their requirements.
Lead Instructors for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course will be teaching this course. Claudia Coles is with the Washington State Department of Agriculture, and a FSPCA Steering Committee Member and Dr. Girish Ganjyal is the Extension Food Processing Specialist at Washington State University.
By successfully completing this course, you will meet the requirements as a FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Person who can manage a food safety preventive controls program in accordance with the Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls Rule of the US Food and Drug Administration.
We encourage all small and medium sized processors to attend.
Small processor – gross annual sales of $500,000 and under
Medium processor: – gross annual sales of $500,000 to $5 Million
Large processor – gross annual sales of over $5 Million
Schedule for the course will be the following, unless adjusted by instructors:
Day 1 Check-in 7:30 a.m. class starts at 8 am until 5 p.m.
Day 2 8:00 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Day 3 8:00 a.m. until 3 p.m.
This training is heavily subsidized by the WSDA’s support through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, FDA Cooperative Agreement, and WSU Extension. The market value of these trainings typically run from $600 to $1200 per person. This training is directed towards small and medium sized Specialty Crop Growers and Processors in the State of Washington. The comprehensive list of the specialty crops can be found on this website: