Events

  1. Mar 9, 2020 through Mar 12, 2020, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    The Better Process Control School (BPCS) of The Ohio State University Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center is an FDA, USDA, and FSIS required course for processors of low-acid and acidified foods. All processors of these food products must operate with a certified supervisor on hand at all times during processing. Upon completion, the four-day course certifies supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification, and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods.

  2. Mar 13, 2020, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    If you are a small-scale food producer there is required documentation you will need to complete to be compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This includes documentation of your size exemption as a “qualified facility” and various food safety programs. This workshop is intended for small (< $1 million in sales/year) producers of fermented, canned, and other shelf-stable foods. This one-day course is a hands-on opportunity for processors to develop their food safety documentation in small groups with individual coaching from instructors.

  3. Jun 24, 2020 through Jun 25, 2020, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    The Better Process Control School Acidified Foods course of The Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center is an FDA, USDA, and FSIS required course for processors of acidified foods. This course is designed for anyone in the food industry that is involved with processing shelf stable foods in glass containers and closure evaluation. This can include acidified food processors, operating supervisors, and food plant personnel. Topics covered: