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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

FSMA PCQI Training (2018)

Start Date: 6/26/2018 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 6/28/2018 12:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Ainsworth Conference Center

606 E. 4th St.
Ainsworth, NE  United States  69210

Organization Name: Nebraska Grain and Feed Association

Maggie Kramer
Email: maggie.kramer@negfa.org
Phone: 402.476.6174

Sponsor: Nebraska Department of Agriculture

A training course to help individuals comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act requirement that processing facilities must have current good manufacturing practices (CGMP) plans and a written animal food safety plan developed and overseen by a preventive controls qualified individual (PCQI).  COMPLIANCE DATES BELOW

Individuals who operate an animal food facility are encouraged to attend this course to obtain their designated PCQI training certification. Certifications will be given by the FSPCA to attendees who complete all sessions of the course.

This course is a standardized training required by FSMA for facilities that are processing any type of animal food (complete feed or ingredients). It was developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA).  Please let the association know if you plan to attend. There must be a minimum of 20 registered participants prior to June 1. The association has reserved a block of rooms for check in on June 25th and checkout on June 28th at the Rodeway Inn in Ainsworth. Hotel reservations must be received by June 6. Please call Rodeway Inn to make reservations, 402-387-1050, and ask for the Nebraska Grain and Feed block of rooms.



Day 1: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Introductions and Welcome

    Chapter 1 - Regulatory Overview and
    Introduction to the Rule
    Chapter 2 - Current Good Manufacturing
    Chapter 3 - Animal Food Safety Hazards
    Chapter 4 - Overview of the Food Safety Plan

Day 2: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Chapter 5 - Hazard Analysis and Preventive
Controls Determination
Chapter 6 - Required Preventive Control
Management Components
Chapter 6 - Required Preventive Control
Management Components (cont.)
Chapter 7 - Process Preventive Controls
Chapter 8 - Sanitation Preventive Controls

Day 3: 8 a.m. – Noon

Chapter 9 - Supply-Chain-Applied Controls
Chapter 10 - Recall Plan
Wrap-up and Adjourn


Business Size CGMP compliance date PC compliance date
Business other than small and very small Sept. 19, 2016 Sept. 18, 2017
Small business  (a business employing fewer than 500 full-time equivalent employees) Sept. 18, 2017 Sept. 17, 2018
Very small business (a business averaging less than $2,500,000, adjusted for inflation, per year, during the 3-year period preceding the applicable calendar year in sales of animal food plus the market value of animal food manufactured, processed, packed, or held without sale (e.g., held for a fee or supplied to a farm without sale). Sept. 17, 2018 Sept. 17, 2019, except for records to support status as very small business (Jan. 1, 2017)

More information available on FDA Website

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 6/25/2018 12:00 PM

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