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Building a Food Safety Plan

Information from UC

Quality Assurance Programs and FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule Requirements Training Series

Calibrating Equipment

Challenge Studies and Pathogen Modeling Programs

End Product Testing

Environmental Monitoring

Microbiological Sampling Plans

  • The International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF) sampling plan tool is a spreadsheet that calculates the probabilities of acceptance for materials with different microbial loads and population standard deviations and can be used to determine the performance of various sampling plans, as well as the operating characteristic curves.
    http://www.icmsf.org/publications/software-downloads/  

Pathogen Modeling Programs

Process Validation