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Quality Assurance Programs and FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule Requirements Training Series
These recorded training modules are targeted to small processors to aid in FSMA implementation by highlighting the overlaps between regulatory requirements and what processors are already doing as part of their Quality Assurance program. The series is made possible by a grant from the USDA Food Safety Outreach Program.
Module 1: Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Learn the overlaps between quality assurance programs and the FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule. Tools used in implementation of quality assurance and quality controls programs are also introduced. Content developed and narrated by Dr. Luxin Wang.
- Overview of Quality Assurance (YouTube video, 19:01 min) (PDF 3.0 MB) (PowerPoint download, 5.5 MB)
- Tools for Quality Assurance and Quality Control (YouTube video, 23:32 min) (PDF 3.7 KB) (PowerPoint download, 7.8 MB)
Module 2: Microbiological Testing of Foods
Understand the different microbial targets for testing and basics for setting up microbial sampling plans. Content developed and narrated by Dr. Erin DiCaprio.
- Microorganisms in Food (YouTube video, 7:08 min) (PDF 1.7 KB) (PowerPoint download, 4.4 MB)
- Target Microorganisms (YouTube video, 7:26 min) (PDF 1.3 KB) (PowerPoint download, 3.6 MB)
- Microbiological Limits and Criteria (YouTube video, 10:10 min) (PDF 1.6 KB) (PowerPoint download, 4.8 MB)
- Sampling Plans (YouTube video, 5:30 min) (PDF 1.4 KB) (PowerPoint download, 3.1 MB)
Module 3: Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Programs
Learn about different types of environmental monitoring programs and key considerations for establishing a pathogen environmental monitoring program. Content developed and narrated by Dr. Linda J. Harris.
- Introduction to Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Programs (YouTube video, 6:27 min) (PDF 900 KB) (PowerPoint download, 4.6 MB)
- Preliminary Steps for Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Programs (YouTube video, 7:24 min) (PDF 981 KB) (PowerPoint download, 6.8 MB)
- Establishing a Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Program (YouTube video, 14:29 min) (PDF 2.4 MB) (PowerPoint download, 7.0 MB)