Essential Food Safety for Roasting Operations is a blended learning course with an online, self-paced portion and a consulting session to complete a customized food safety plan. Once you’ve registered, Ildi Revi, Ally Coffee’s Director of Learning, will be in contact to schedule the consulting portion.
This course follows the official curriculum of the FDA and learners are introduced to the standard materials expected by the FDA. Every roasting operation must have a food safety program; it is now the law. The Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) requires that a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) has completed training or is otherwise qualified through job experience to develop and apply a food safety system and program. This course constitutes such training and covers what a PCQI needs to know and be prepared to do. While it is not a requirement to take a class in order to write your food safety plan, Essential Food Safety for Roasting Operations walks you through what you need to know to write a plan compliant with FSMA.
Part 1 Online:
Independently access 16 modules of readings, videos, worksheets, and quizzes at your own pace. The materials provided cut through the mountains of paperwork associated with writing a food safety plan and get straight to the issues that are critical for a coffee roaster. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive an email from PACE-Platform for Ally Coffee E-Learning with a link to access your course materials.
Part 2 Consultation:
Either a 1-2 hour conference call with Ally’s Director of Learning or an on-site visit at your facility, scheduled at your convenience, to write a customized food safety plan for your business.
After completing both parts of this course, you will be prepared to act as the PCQI for your organization and to write and implement your company’s FSMA-compliant food safety plan. You will walk away from Essential Food Safety for Roasting Operations with a FSMA compliant food safety plan for your company as well as a certificate of completion demonstrating that you have successfully undergone adequate training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls. You will receive a certificate after completing both parts 1 and 2.
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