Current Good Manufacturing Practices

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Current Good Manufacturing Practices

Course Description

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) provide a foundation for any food safety system.  They are a series of hygiene rules, product handling guidelines, sanitation procedures, and operational conditions required to produce safe foods. The FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has elevated traditional GMPs, now called “current GMPs” or “cGMPs,”  to ensure that ingredients, products, and packaging materials are handled safely, and that food products are processed in a suitable environment.

In this course, you’ll learn current cGMPs, as required by the FSMA’s rule on Preventive Controls for Humans Food, while understanding the hazards associated with personnel and environment during food production.  You will also learn about the necessary documentation, internal auditing, and employee training requirements as well as the practical implementation to ensure a robust and sustainable system. 

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Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for food production employees, managers, supervisors, and employees responsible for overseeing and implementing food safety systems.

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What You Will Learn

  • Introduction to cGMPs as required by the FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation (21CFR Part 117 Subpart B
  • The biological (pathogens, etc.), chemical (cleaning chemicals, allergens, etc.), and physical hazards
  • The documentation (procedures, monitoring worksheets, etc.) needed for compliance
  • Employee training and strategies for successful implementation
  • How to create an Internal Auditing Program to verify compliance to cGMPs
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How You Will Benefit

  • Create a robust cGMP program.
  • Comply to FDA’s FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food’s cGMP requirement.
  • Learn tips and tricks to implementing a long-term management of this program.
  • Satisfy third-party auditing standards and customer expectations.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

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