FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods

3 Day, 20 Hour Course

The FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food course is a standardized curriculum designed by the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) in collaboration with the FDA focusing on 21 CFR Part 117 – Current Good Manufacturing Practices, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food.

Become qualified to write a food safety plan during this live-virtual training session which is conducted over a three-day span and incorporates examples and exercises as part of the curriculum.

PDF Course Manual

PDF Workbook

$60 Certificate Fee


What you will learn

 The required elements of a food safety plan     

How to assess a process for food safety hazards

How to determine which hazards need preventive controls

Meet Your Instructor

Kara Scherer is Director of Food Safety at Dennis Group, the largest global food and beverage design-build firm. Kara’s team is responsible for all regulatory support and sanitary design compliance.

In addition to supporting Dennis Group’s expert engineers, she offers an array of food safety services, including FSPCA certificate training for Food Safety and Defense Plans. She holds a Bachelor of Science in microbiology, as well as a minor in biochemistry and molecular biology from Pennsylvania State University.

Throughout her career, she has benefitted food & beverage manufacturers with her innovative, yet cost-effective programs that balance food safety and quality across the operation.

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Kara Scherer
Director of Food Safety

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Customize Training for your Operation

Decrease deviations and non-conformances all while increasing food safety culture with Food Safety, Quality, & Defense trainings tailored to each position. A general GMP training may apply to all employees, but there are many operator specific tasks that require further instruction. We can give you that instruction, via in-person or virtual trainings.

If you are interested in learning more about any of our services, we would love to connect you with a food safety expert today.