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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Improving Efficiency & Complying with Food Safety Requirements
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 9:00am
Do you want help better understanding the food safety principles behind your process? Do you need help with product development or scaling your process for a current or future product? Propel your food business to the next level by delving into product development and food safety with Amanda Kinchla, of the UMASS Food Science Department, an expert on HACCP and product development. Full day ticket - $200 + eventbrite fee (Where: CommonWealth Kitchen, Dorchester, MA)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
Participants will learn trees and shrubs with fall interest including leaf color and fruit.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:30am
The Preventive Controls for Human Foods Certification Workshop provides certification (FSPCA certificate) to meet FDA requirements for PCQI (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual) for the development and implementation of HACCP based systems as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:00am
Food Product Development Course
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 8:00am
This ​course ​will ​train ​food ​processors ​principles ​of ​acidification, ​and ​container ​closure ​evaluation ​programs ​for ​acidified ​canned ​foods ​as ​required ​by ​FDA ​regulations ​in ​CFR ​108 ​and ​114. ​The ​purpose ​of ​these ​regulations ​is ​to ​help ​ensure ​the ​safety ​of ​consumers ​by ​training ​producers. ​This ​course ​will ​satisfy ​both ​USDA ​and ​FDA ​requirements.
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 8:15am
This workshop will present the basic principles, concepts and techniques of emulsion science, and show how this information can help to understand, predict and control the properties of real food products and ingredients.
Monday, January 8, 2018 (All day)
The UMass Winter School for Turf Managers is a certificate program designed to convey concepts essential to maintaining high quality turf, with emphasis on environmental stewardship and fiscal responsibility.