Food Facility Cleaning and Sanitation

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Food Facility Cleaning and Sanitation

Course Description

Effective cleaning and sanitation practices are vital to manufacturing safety and ensuring the production of high-quality food products. It is also required by governmental agencies such as the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), and both the United States (USDA) and the Georgia Departments of Agriculture.  This 4-hour self-paced, online (asynchronous) course will teach you the components needed to create and maintain an effective Sanitation Program.  This course will also serve as a foundational prerequisite program for any HACCP and Food Safety Plan.  

Note: The course contains knowledge checks and a score of 70% or higher must be earned on each knowledge check to successfully pass the course. 

Requirements & Materials
  • Computer and access to the internet. 

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

  • Regulatory requirements for Sanitation Programs for both FDA and USDA. 
  • A wide variety of cleaning options for food manufacturing and what option will work best for your facility. 
  • Methodology for development of Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs) and support documentation. 
  • Different verification activities that ensure your cleaning program is effective. 
  • Methods of trouble shooting and preventing issues caused by poor sanitation. 
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How You Will Benefit

  • Understand compliance and regulatory requirements of the FDA, USDA, and Georgia Department of Agriculture. 
  • Gain the tools needed to create a robust Sanitation Program. 
  • Learn tips and tricks to implementation and long-term management of a program. 
  • Increase your ability to satisfy third-party auditing standards and customer expectations. 
  • Learn how to prevent biological, chemical, and physical hazards in your facility.  
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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.

- Abe Kani


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