Mérieux NutriSciences’ experts will work with you to develop your winning food-safety training strategy. Our proven tools combine up-to-date scientific and regulatory information with interactive learning techniques to ensure the quality and safety of your products. We offer an extensive range of food safety training courses aimed at all levels of food industry employees.

Mérieux NutriSciences has earned a reputation as a leading training service provider by ensuring that course presenters are all technically qualified specialists with vast practical industry experience, and by offering courses and seminars on topics in keeping with international trends.

Our interactive courses include group discussion, case studies and role-play where applicable. Depending on course level (from floor-worker to management level), it may also include post-course assignments, written examinations or onsite assessments. Developed by food science experts with years of in-plant experience, our instructors use their years of in-plant experience to bring clarity and practicality to industry’s most relevant topics and challenges in an interactive approach to training.

Popular Food Safety and Certification Courses 

BRC-Understanding Requirements of the Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 6- Understanding the British Retail Consortium Food Safety Standard: This two-day certification course is designed for individuals seeking an understanding of the BRC Global Standard and its application in the food manufacturing and service sectors.

HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point): HACCP is a systematic, preventive approach to food safety, focusing on physical, chemical, and biological hazards as a means of prevention rather than finished product inspection. The HACCP system is used at all stages of the food supply chain, from production and preparation processes to packaging and distribution. While not obligatory in all industry segments, HACCP is recognized globally as an effective food safety system. The following Mérieux NutriSciences courses are accredited by the International HACCP Alliance:

  • Practical HACCP for Food Processors

    • Learn how to develop, implement and manage HACCP plans

  • Advanced HACCP: Managing Your HACCP Systems

    • Manage and improve your HACCP Systems within a changing operation

Implementing SQF Systems Training- Edition 7.2: This course provides participants with the basics to become a SQF practitioner. Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of SQF concepts, principles, and application requirements, enabling the implementation of an effective Food Safety and Quality Management Program meeting SQF requirements.

Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) Training:\ Individuals will learn how to develop, implement, and manage a  food safety plan that is in compliance with FSMA’s Preventive Control for Human Food Alliance (FSPCA). This course utilizes the FSPCA agenda and course materials. Upon successful completion of this course, the individual will have met the FDA requirements for being training as a PCQI.

FSMA Overview Training: This course provides individuals with a comprehensive overview of FSMA. This course is geared towards upper management but can be customized to meet the needs of the customer’s specific industry requirements.

Click here to view our full 2016 education catalog to learn more about about our other food safety courses including:

  • Performing an Effective Risk Assessment

  • Root Cause Analysis for Food Plants

  • Verifying and Validating Food Safety Systems

  • Internal Auditing in a Food Plant

  • Crisis Management and Food Defense

  • Principles of Food Microbiology

  • Effective Environmental Monitoring & Aseptic Techniques

  • Microbiological Concerns in Food Plant Sanitation and Hygiene

  • Sensory and Laboratory Shelf-life Studies for Food Products

Mérieux NutriSciences has extensive experience in developing and customizing training courses for the food industry. If you’re interested in training on a topic not covered on our website, feel free to contact us.

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