Better Process Control School (March 2021)


Federal regulations require that each processor of low-acid or acidified foods must operate with a certified supervisor on hand at all times during processing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has selected Michigan State University as one of the authorized schools to present the Better Process Control School.

Students who successfully complete this course will meet FDA certification requirements.


All synchronous sessions will take place 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. EST.

  • March 8-12, 2021: Acidified Foods, Better Process Control School
  • March 8-19, 2021: Acidified Foods and Low Acid Canned Foods, Better Process Control School


Online, live synchronous sessions via Zoom.


Supervisors of thermal processing systems and evaluation programs of acidification and container closure for low-acid canned foods.


MSU's Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, in cooperation with the Grocery Manufacturers Association Science and Education Foundation.

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