Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) and Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (Honolulu, Hawaii)
January 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm$650
This two-day training combines a session on the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) and a session on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food. The courses are scheduled on January 22-23, 2018 in Honolulu, HI. You may register for one or both courses. The brochure is attached.
The Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) course is a 1.5-day training session that will discuss the requirements for importers of human and animal food. The regulation is one of a number of regulations and guidance that implement the provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The FSVP regulation focuses on having all food distributed in the United States to have the same level of public health protection as the preventive controls and produce safety regulations, if applicable, and the food is not adulterated or misbranded with respect to allergen labeling.
The FSVP curriculum was designed by regulatory, academia, and industry professionals and developed with funding from FDA as part of the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA). Completion of this course is not required under the FSVP rule. The intended audience includes those who are interested in ensuring that the requirements of the FSVP rule are met, such as brokers, exporters, transportation personnel (shippers, loaders, carriers, receivers, transporters), foreign suppliers of food that will be exported to the U.S., person/business owners who currently buy food from foreign sources, and representatives of foreign governments.
Dr. Aurora A. Saulo is a FSVP Lead Instructor. A FSPCA certificate will be issued to those who successfully complete all course requirements.
The Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food course is a 0.5-day training session that meets the training requirement of the Sanitary Transportation regulation. The regulation requires shippers, loaders, carriers by rail and motor vehicle, and receivers involved in transporting human and animal food to use sanitary practices during transport. Food safety training of carrier personnel engaged in transportation operations is required when the carrier and shipper have agreed in a written contract that the carrier is responsible, in whole or in part, for the sanitary conditions during transportation. Establishing and maintaining records documenting the training of operations personnel is required of such carriers. The intended audience includes those in the export/import business, growers, processors, production personnel, legal counsel, transportation personnel, and foreign suppliers of food to be exported to the U.S.
The Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food curriculum is adapted from the FDA online course that was released on September 21, 2017. The curriculum has been expanded to include exercises to enhance the learning experience especially of those without a technical background.
Dr. Aurora A. Saulo is a FSPCA Lead Instructor. A University of Hawaii certificate will be issued to those who successfully complete all course requirements.