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Better Process Control School – Acidified Foods

Date and Time: November 1-2, 2018; 8:15 am – 5 pm
Location: Cornell AgriTech, G34 Food Research Lab, 665 W North Street, Geneva, NY 14456
Registration: $400 (does not cover hotel accommodations)

The Better Process Control Schools (BPCS) certify supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification, and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods. Each processor of low-acid or acidified foods must operate with a certified supervisor on hand at all times during processing.

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Deadline to register is October 13, 2018 – only $150 will be refunded for cancellations after October 13, 2018

Contact: Gemma Osborne

Food Safety for Specialty Foods

Date and Time: November 9th, 2018; 10:00 AM to 12 PM
Location: 55 Hanson Place, Brooklyn NY
Registration Fee: $30 and limited to 30 people

This short-course is for food entrepreneurs who wish to learn more about producing safe food products for sale in the market place. Whether you have a great idea about a product you want to sell, have just begun marketing your product or are already established in the market this workshop is for you!

Topics that will be covered include:

  • State and Federal Regulation of food products
  • Food Contaminant and hazards
  • Microbial growth
  • Food classification (Shelf stable, refrigerated, frozen)
  • Labeling guide
  • And more!

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Deadline to register is Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Contact: Ann Vegdahl, PhD