Human Food PCQI Training Part 2 Set for June 18

April 24, 2024, 11:00 am | Shannon M. Coleman

Technologist controlling industrial process using tablet by littlewolf1989/, Iowa ― Iowa State University's Center for Industrial Research and Service is offering  a one-day, in-person Human Food PCQI training Part 2 on June 18. Presented by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance, this course is officially recognized by the United States Food and Drug Administration.

This training session will cover essential aspects of food safety management, including product descriptions, hazard analysis, risk assessment, preventive controls, monitoring, verification, recordkeeping, and training and communication. Successfully completing this training fulfills FDA requirements to attain Qualified Individual status for food processors.

The course is scheduled to take place June 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Economic Development Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place, in Ames.

To complete the course, participants must follow a specific process. Participants of Part 2 in person are required to complete Part 1 of the PCQI training online beforehand. Participants can register and complete Part 1 training through the FSPCA website at While registration for Part 2 is open to all, participants must successfully complete Part 1 before attending Part 2. Participants must provide proof of completion of Part 1 to instructors before attending Part 2.

Registration for Part 2 is available online. The lead instructors for this course are Shannon Coleman from Iowa State University and Wendy White from Georgia Tech.

The deadline to register for the one-day course is June 10. For further details and inquiries, please contact Ben Drescher at

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