Past Events

  1. Mar 5, 2024 through Mar 8, 2024, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    The Better Process Control School (BPCS), offered by The Ohio State University's Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center, is required by FDA and USDA-FSIS for processors of low-acid and acidified foods. These processors must operate with a certified individual on-site at all times during processing. Upon successful completion of this four-day certificate course, supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidified food operations, and container closure evaluation programs will be qualified to meet U.S. regulatory requirements.

  2. Oct 18, 2023 through Oct 19, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    This two-day short-course will bring together highly recognized CIP experts including plant engineers, scientists, chemists, regulators, and technicians to provide the latest information and applications in CIP cleaning and sanitation of food and dairy processing plants. The course includes multiple hands-on sessions to increase technical knowledge through applied training. Course Topics:

  3. Oct 17, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    This one-day short-course is an introduction to cleaning and sanitation in food and dairy processing operations. This course combines live lectures and demonstrations from our pilot plant facilities. Participants will have the opportunity to interact and ask questions throughout the course. Course Topics:

  4. Sep 20, 2023 through Sep 22, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    PCQI Training: Preventive Controls for Human Food This 2.5 day course uses FDA-recognized and standardized curriculum that gives participants an overview of the concepts of how to create a Food Safety Plan to comply with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Foods rule. This workshop meets FDA requirements for FSMA training. Course Topics

  5. Sep 18, 2023 through Sep 19, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    This two-day workshop is an introduction to Hazard, Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) designed for food safety professionals, quality assurance team members, regulatory agency officials, and academic instructors with a specialty in food processing operations. Topics covered:

  6. Aug 8, 2023 through Aug 11, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    The Better Process Control School (BPCS), offered by The Ohio State University's Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center, is required by FDA and USDA-FSIS for processors of low-acid and acidified foods. These processors must operate with a certified individual on-site at all times during processing. Upon successful completion of this four-day certificate course, supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidified food operations, and container closure evaluation programs will be qualified to meet U.S. regulatory requirements.

  7. Jul 12, 2023 through Jul 13, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    The 2 day Advanced Pasteurization Workshop gives participants an excellent overview of the concepts of the High Temperature Short Time (HTST) and Ultra High Temperature (UHT) pasteurization systems including the key components, their function and regulatory requirements per the PMO as it relates to the Time, Temperature and Pressure relationships of dairy product manufacturing. Live demonstrations will be conducted utilizing a PMO approved HTST system. Subject matter experts from industry, academia and equipment manufacturers will provide valuable insights throughout the course. 

  8. Jun 13, 2023 through Jun 16, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    El Curso de Mejor Control de Procesos Térmicos y Cierres de Alimentos Envasados (FDA Better Process Control School-BPCS) que ofrece el Centro de Industrias Alimentarias (FIC)-The Ohio State University, es un curso de cuatro días que la FDA, USDA y FSIS requieren a plantas procesadoras de alimentos de baja acidez o acidificados. El curso cumple los requisitos  de capacitación especificados por las agencias gubernamentales de EE.

  9. Mar 14, 2023 through Mar 17, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    The Better Process Control School (BPCS), offered by The Ohio State University's Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center, is required by FDA and USDA-FSIS for processors of low-acid and acidified foods. These processors must operate with a certified individual on-site at all times during processing. Upon successful completion of this four-day certificate course, supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidified food operations, and container closure evaluation programs will be qualified to meet U.S. regulatory requirements.

  10. Nov 9, 2022 through Nov 11, 2022, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    PCQI Training: Preventive Controls for Human Food This 2.5 day course uses FDA-recognized and standardized curriculum that gives participants an overview of the concepts of how to create a Food Safety Plan to comply with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Foods rule. This workshop meets FDA requirements for FSMA training. Course Topics

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