Food Safety/FSMA Training

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has developed various rules regarding food safety.

Develop the food safety knowledge of your employees by inviting COS's Training Resource Center to facilitate your Food Safety training workshops. The following are examples of customized workshops we can deliver to your business. These training classes are fully customizable to meet the needs of you or your company.

Tulare County ranks as the #1 largest agricultural producing county in the entire nation. Agriculture is the largest private employer in the county with farm employment accounting for nearly a quarter of all jobs. Processing, manufacturing, and service to the agriculture industry provides many other related jobs. Six of the top fifteen employers in the county are food handling or processing companies, which includes fruit packing houses and dairy processing plants. 1 in every 5 jobs in the San Joaquin Valley is directly related to agriculture.

Please contact us with any questions you may have or to help you design workshops that will provide your employees with relevant Food Safety information for your business.

Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP)
This FSMA rule requires that importers perform certain risk-based activities to verify that food imported into the United States has been produced in a manner that meets applicable U.S. safety standards. Please click on the link to learn more!
This FSMA-related training is critically important for individuals working in Agriculture, as well as those working in Food Processing. GAP is not only a compliance issue; it also represents a competitive advantage as buyers are requiring food safety plans. Please click on the link to learn more!

HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product. Participants will learn how to identify food safety hazards, establish control measures, limits and monitoring procedures, write and update a HACCP plan, document and verify results and to prepare for audits. Please click on the link to learn more!

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New Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations require that certain food safety related activities, such as the management of  food safety plans, must be completed by a "preventive controls qualified individual" (PCQI) who has "successfully completed training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls". Please click on the link to learn more!
FSMA has established the Produce Safety rule, which forms, for the first time, science-based minimum standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of fruits and vegetables grown for human consumption. Please click on the link to learn more!
Last Updated: 6/15/2017 4:03 PM