Better Process Control School
Date: October 15, 2012 - October 20, 2012
Time: Tuesday: Classes 8:00a.m. -5:00 p.m., Wednesday- Thursday: Classes 8:00a.m. -6:00p.m., Friday: Classes 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Brody Hall Complex, 241 W Brody Rd, East Lansing, MI 48825
Contact: Megghan Honke: (517) 353-3175 ext. 229, http://fshn.msu.edu
The Federal Food & Drug Administration published in the Federal Register, March 16, 1979, Vol. 44, No. 53, a regulation titled, ACIDIFIED FOODS AND LOW—ACID FOODS IN HERMETICALLY SEALED CONTAINERS—MANUFACTURE & PROCESSING. Parts 113.10 and 114.10, Personnel state:
“All operators of retorts, processing systems, and aseptic processing and packaging systems, and container closure inspectors shall be under operating supervision of a person who has attended a school approved by the Commissioner for giving instruction in retort operations, processing systems operations, aseptic processing and packaging systems operations, and container closure inspections, and has been identified by that school as having satisfactorily completed the prescribed course of instruction.”
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has selected Michigan State University as one of the authorized schools to present the Better Process Control School.
Students who successfully complete this course will meet FDA certification requirements.