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.
Better Process Control School will be taught by the faculty members from the Department of Food Science at UMass Amherst. Dr. McLandsborough and Dr. Corradini and Extension Specialist Amanda Kinchla, M.S. bring together academic and industry experience as well as expertise in food microbiology, processing and packaging.
FEES: A registration fee of $ 425 per person covers the 2-day Acidified Foods Program.
Registration fees include textbook (8th edition), continental breakfast and lunch both days). Registration DOES NOT cover Hotel accommodations.There is a $25 fee for all cancellations before October 27th, 2017. Only $150 will be refunded for cancellations on or after November 3rd, 2017.
Text books will be handed out on the first day of classes.
This event is sponsored by UMass Extension, Department of Food Science and Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA Science).
The Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment and UMass Extension are equal opportunity providers and employers, United States Department of Agriculture cooperating. Contact your local Extension office for information on disability accommodations. Contact the State Center Director’s Office if you have concerns related to discrimination, 413-545-4800 or see ag.umass.edu/civil-rights-information/civil-rights-information-resources.