"An understanding of equipment operation and critical functions of that equipment required to ensure food safety...essential in identifying capable suppliers."
-- Contract Manufacturing Account Manager, 2010 attendee
"Microbiology sanitation, aseptic packaging, closures, flexible packaging and measurement of free chlorine in product contact cooling water."
-- M. Battell, Quality Assurance Manager, 2010 attendee
"Differences between FDA and USDA requirements."
-- B. Denver, Supervisor, 2010 attendee
"Retort info - I can sign off on paperwork now."
-- Production Supervisor, 2010 attendee
"Better understanding of complex process. Able to communicate at a higher level with operators."
-- Registered Environmental Health Specialist, 2010 attendee
“I learned what back pressure actually is and now I can talk intelligently about it.”
-- K. Brinkley, Aseptic Process Operator, 2009 attendee
“Course provides solid foundation for any professional involved in thermal processing of food. Detailed thermal processing procedures and why they are important. I will use in new product development initiatives.”
-- E. Van Gunst, Process Engineer, 2009 attendee
“How pH affects the potency of some disinfectants.”
-- Quality Control Professional, 2009 attendee
"I found the breadth of the program useful, not a specific topic. I liked the teaching/testing format in that it forced concentration and attention to the most important parts. The course was well run and the material was covered well."
-- C. Branda, Manager, Plant Engineering and R&D, 2008 attendee
"Gained insight into what the FDA would be looking for during an audit."
-- C. Gonzalez, Production Manager, 2008 attendee
"Thermal process principals section will allow me to better understand our process and plan maintenance work accordingly."
-- W. Seiders, Maintenance Supervisor, 2008 attendee
"Excellent technical information and regulatory compliance information."
-- Director Quality Assurance, 2008 attendee
"A wealth of information condensed in [an] understandable form."
-- Regulatory Affairs Manager, 2008 attendee