Past Events

  1. Oct 31, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    This one-day short course is an introduction to cleaning and sanitation in food and dairy processing operations. Course Topics: Basic Microbiology Characterization of Process Soils Basic Sanitation Chemistry and Water Quality Cleaning Methodologies Master Sanitation Schedules Monitoring and Verification of Cleaning Regulatory Basics and Recordkeeping Who Should Attend?

  2. Oct 10, 2017 through Oct 12, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    In ​this ​course, ​participants ​learn ​the ​processing ​technologies ​and ​practices ​of ​a ​fluid ​milk ​plant ​operation ​from ​the ​farm ​to ​receiving, ​to ​manufacturing, ​all ​the ​way ​to ​the ​customer. ​Areas ​of ​study ​are ​fluid ​milk, ​yogurt, ​cheese ​and ​frozen ​dairy ​desserts.

  3. Oct 2, 2017 through Dec 8, 2017 (All day)

    This introductory online based training is focused on the essential elements of food science and technology. The course allows and encourages collaboration between participants and provides an outstanding platform for networking. Completion of Introduction to Food Science Essentials will provide participants with a firm foundation of food science knowledge to be immediately applied in their current positions. Course Description

  4. Jun 14, 2017 through Jun 15, 2017, 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:

  5. May 17, 2017 through May 18, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    This workshop will cover the requirements that dairy laboratories must follow to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulation.  This course will focus on best practices for monitoring and verifying each preventive control, and will include sampling, testing, corrective action, and management of records. You will learn about:

  6. Apr 26, 2017 through Apr 27, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    At this time the workshop is postponed. To be added to the wait list for the rescheduled course, please contact Heather Dean at dean.840@osu.edu. 

  7. Apr 6, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    At this time the workshop is postponed due to a family emergency with the speaker. To be added to the wait list for the rescheduled course, please contact Heather Dean at dean.840@osu.edu. 

  8. Mar 13, 2017 through Mar 16, 2017, 8:00am - 2:00pm

    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 or acidified foods. BPCS satisfies the training requirements specified in both the FDA and USDA regulations designed to prevent public health problems in low-acid and acidified low-acid canned foods. All processors of these food products must operate with a certified supervisor on hand at all times during processing.

  9. Feb 22, 2017 through Feb 23, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    The two-day pasteurization seminar that gives participants an overview of the concepts of pasteurization, equipment, fail-safe devices, functions and regulatory applications, design and function as related to time, temperature and pressure of the HTST (High temperature, short time) pasteurization system. Hands-on experience will be facilitated with a simulator featuring flow diversion device, instrumentation controls (STLR), pressure differential controllers and visual observation of various HTST flow schemes.

  10. Jan 25, 2017 through Jan 27, 2017, 8:00am - 1:00pm

    PCQI Training: Preventive Controls for Human Food  This 2 ½ 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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