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Combined Acidified Foods and Better Process Control School

December 16-19, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 (All Day Event)

Audience
Supervisors of thermal food processing operations, acidified food processing operations, and food container closure operations.

Please note: The two-day course is for acidified foods processing and glass container closure operations only

Purpose
Each processor of low-acid or acidified foods is required to operate with a certified supervisor on hand at all times during processing. This school provides the necessary training to certify supervisors of such processors.

Certification
The Oregon State University Better Process Control School is approved by the FDA and follows the prescribed course of instruction for certification. The two-day course addresses operations of acidified food processing systems, glass packaging systems and container closure inspection. In addition to the first two days, the four-day course addresses operations of retorts, low acid food processing systems, aseptic processing and packaging systems and container closure inspection.

Examinations are given for each section and are standardized by the Food Processors Institute with the approval of the FDA who specify 70% as a passing score.

The FDA receives a list of names of individuals who have passed the prescribed course. Participants who pass receive a certificate issued by Oregon State University. In addition they may provide a waiver to have their grades forwarded to their employer.

Location, lodging, and registration information is available at: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/foodsci/extservices/Dec2013_AFS_BPCS_reginfo.htm


Wiegand Hall (campus map)
Room 238
Corvallis
OR
2 day AFS - $350 pp single registration rate or $315 pp multiple registration rate; 4 day BPCS - $600 pp single registration rate or $540 pp multiple registration rate
Debby Yacas
1 541 737 6483
deborah.yacas at oregonstate.edu
Food Science and Techno
This is a repeating event starting on: 12/16/2013 8:00 AM
  • Recurring every day, ending on 12/19/2013
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