Registration Open for AFIA PCQI Training Course
The American Feed Industry Association will hold a Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance “Preventive Controls for Animal Food Course” July 18-20, at the Inn at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.The American Feed Industry Association will hold a
"FDA’s rules require at least one preventive controls qualified individual for each facility,” said Gary Huddleston, AFIA director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs. “The FSPCA developed this in-depth curriculum to help facilities meet that requirement. AFIA is pleased to present this training as a benefit to our members as well as the entire feed industry.”
A PCQI is defined as someone who has successfully completed training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls at least equivalent to that received under a standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration, or otherwise qualified through job experience to develop and apply a food safety system.
The course material is the “standardized curriculum” recognized by FDA as adequate for preventive controls qualified individual training. The course will cover: July 18-20, at the Inn at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.
- Overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act requirements for animal food;
- Current good manufacturing practice requirements;
- Animal food safety hazards;
- Overview of the food safety plan;
- Hazard analysis and preventive controls determination;
- Preventive controls management components;
- Process controls;
- Supply-chain applied controls; and
- Recall plans.
“Our goal is for participants to leave the training with a better understanding of how to create an animal food safety plan specific to their facility. They will be recognized by the FSPCA for completing the course and will receive a certificate,” said Huddleston.
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