Burlington--University of Vermont (UVM) Extension will offer Part 2 of the Preventive Control for Human Food training course on April 19.

The class, an important food safety class for food processors in the U.S., will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be held at the UVM Extension Office, 140 Kennedy Dr., Suite 201, South Burlington. Enrollment is open only to those individuals who have successfully completed Part 1.

Space is limited, so early registration is advised. The fee is $250. To register go to http://go.uvm.edu/fsmapart2april2019.

The class will focus on food safety activities and documentation that support the creation and implementation of a food safety plan that complies with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Foods rule, part of the Food and Drug Administration's Food Safety Modernization Act. Topics to be covered include steps for conducting a hazard analysis; implementing and monitoring preventive controls for identified hazards; performing verification, validation and corrective actions and corrections; recordkeeping procedures; and identifying regulatory requirements.

For more information contact Dr. Omar Oyarzabal, UVM Extension food safety specialist, at  (802) 651-8343, ext. 503. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate, please call by April 1.


Omar Adrian Oyarzabal