Burlington--Food processors and manufacturers who have completed Part 1 of the Preventive Control for Human Food training course are invited to enroll in Part 2, offered Feb. 20 as a one-day class.

Dr. Omar Oyarzabal, University of Vermont Extension food safety specialist, will teach the class at the Vermont Department of Health office, Room 2B, 108 Cherry St., Burlington. The fee is $250 with a discount if two or more people from the same office register. To register go to http://go.uvm.edu/part2feb2019.

The class will prepare participants to create and implement a food safety plan for their operation or facility that complies with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Foods rule of the Food and Drug Administration's Food Safety Modernization Act. Topics to be covered are how to conduct a hazard analysis; implement and monitor preventive controls for identified hazards; perform verification, validation and corrective actions and corrections; set up recordkeeping procedures; and identify regulatory requirements.

Questions? Contact Oyarzabal at (802) 651-8343, ext. 503. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate, please call by Jan. 31.


Omar Adrian Oyarzabal