This course, developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA), is the standardized curriculum recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Successfully completing this course is one way to meet the requirements for a preventive controls qualified individual (PCQI), under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules. Participants who are present for the entire course and actively participate in the exercises will receive a FSPCA certificate of completion (included in course registration cost). This course will be open to both regulatory and industry participants, to encourage a collaborative environment. More detailed information about the course can be found at: bit.ly/FSPCAPreventiveControls
Why attend now? The FSMA Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) regulations became effective 9/19/2016 for companies with more than 500 employees. Small businesses with less than 500 full-time equivalent employees are required to be compliant with CGMP regulations starting 9/19/2017.