International Short Course: Food Safety (July 2018)


This week-long International Short Course in Food Safety. The course focuses on food safety policy development, risk analysis, and program implementation. The course provides hands-on training and experience in various aspects of food safety in both public and private sector settings. Components of the course include:

  • Food systems, food safety, and international food trade
  • Regulatory and policy issues in food safety
  • Microbial and chemical hazards
  • Food safety issues with biotechnology products
  • Risk assessment, management, and communication
  • Food preservation including irradiation
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Hazard detection system
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles and practice
  • Information and training resources in food safety
  • Field visits to food and meat processing sites in Michigan


July 22 - 28, 2018


Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824


Food industry professionals and policy-makers.


MSU’s National Food Safety and Toxicology Center and the Institute of International Agriculture, along with numerous other MSU units and other government agencies and private companies.

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