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Advanced Thermal Processing Academy
8-12 April, 2024

Advanced Thermal Processing Academy (ATPA) will provide an insight in the development of thermal processes for low and high acidity products (“canning”, “aseptic processing” and pasteurization) and will give the instruments to understand how deviations and problems need to be dealt with and how changes to existing processes can affect quality and safety of the product.

Training Course on FDA Audits
15-16 April, 2024

The course analyses the current USA FDA regulations, focusing on the inspections performed by competent authorities on the Italian food processors exporting to the USA. Several topics will be dealt with during the two days: FDA regulations, how to get ready for an inspection, how the personnel directly involved in the audits should be prepared, how a Warning Letter or a FDA 483 (List of Observation) should be answered. In an interactive and informal frame, the participants will be free to ask questions and put forwards specific cases of their interest.

In-container Thermal Processing Skills
22-26 April, 2024

This course includes hands-on pilot plant experience. Review HP procedures and then, with your team, design and conduct a complete heat penetration study in The Process Technologies Laboratory Pilot Plant. Instrument containers and collect data. Evaluate data and then compare results to those of other teams.

The course includes both classroom instruction and hands-on pilot plant experience.

Aseptic Processing and Packaging Technologies Course
30 April – 02 May, 2024

The course will be held at the JBT Lakeland, FL Customer Innovation Center.

Thermal Processing Academy- Aseptic and Canning
13-17 May, 2024

The course will be taught in 5 days to cover all the most important aspects that concern the technological subjects related to the heat treatment of food products, both for canned products and for aseptic products. Once the knowledge is acquired, the participants will be able to understand their responsibility in the quality and safety of processed foods.

BPCS – Better Process Control School
5-9 August, 2024

Better Process Control School (BPCS) is a US FDA, USDA and FSIS required course for processors of low-acid or acidified foods who export to the USA. Participation in this course satisfies this training requirement by the US agencies.

Food Labeling Compliance Seminar

Incorrect labeling is one of the main causes of Import Refusal for the products exported to the US market. Proper labeling is a must for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in order to provide information and safeguard consumer safety. This seminar covers the basics of how foods need to be labeled to comply with the complex set of labeling rules, covers the latest in food labeling issues that have gotten attention from FDA, and provides answers to your most challenging questions.

Food Labeling UE-USA

In the first day the course will examine the Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 in particular the main implementation problems and the changes introduced. In the second day some practical cases related to enforcement actions effected by FDA will be analyzed.

FSPCA – Preventive Controls for Human Food Training

PCQI training, provided by a lead instructor of the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA), covers all the regulations implemented in the new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This is essential to correctly implement and comply with the new dispositions of 21 CFR 117 (Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food H.A.R.C.P.).


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