Principles of Sensory Evaluation

When August 18, 2020 9:00 AM to August 20, 2020 12:30 PM
Where Virtual Online Event

This 2.5 day workshop addresses the basic principles of sensory science from discrimination and acceptance testing to good laboratory procedures to the theoretical underpinnings for these practices.

Preventive Controls for Human Foods Certification Workshop - Lewisburg, PA

When August 25, 2020 8:30 AM to August 27, 2020 1:00 PM
Where Lewisbug, PA

The Preventive Controls for Human Foods Certification Workshop provides approved training (FSPCA certificate) to meet FDA requirements for PCQI (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual) for the development and implementation of HACCP based systems as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations. Often referred to as HARPC, this 2 ½ day course was developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance, a broad-based alliance in cooperation with the FDA. This course is presented by FSPCA approved instructors from Penn State.

Better Process Control School

When September 22, 2020 8:30 AM to October 1, 2020 12:30 PM
Where Virtual (Zoom)

The Better Process Control School (BPCS) is a 2-4 day school designed for manufacturers of shelf stable, acidified and low acidified foods (including pet foods). U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations in 21 CFR 108, 113, and 114 require that acidified and low acid food manufacturers operate with a certified supervisor on hand at all times during production. This BPCS also meets U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) regulations 9 CFR 318.300 and 381.300 for shelf stable, thermally processed meat and poultry products.

Food Safety and Sanitation for Food Manufacturers

When October 13, 2020 to October 15, 2020
Where Erickson Food Science Building, University Park

The Food Safety and Sanitation for Food Manufacturers Short Course is a comprehensive 2 1/2-day program on the essentials of sanitation in food processing plants.

Pasteurizer Operators Workshop

When October 27, 2020 7:30 AM to October 29, 2020 2:45 PM
Where Erickson Food Science Building, University Park

Participants in this 3 day course will gain knowledge on the operational and regulatory procedures used for pasteurization, with an emphasis on milk.

Ice Cream Short Course

When January 3, 2021 to January 9, 2021
Where The Nittany Lion Inn, University Park

Learn the ins and outs of ice cream manufacturing as knowledgeable instructors take you from "Cow to Cone" at the 129th Penn State Ice Cream Short Course.