The Microbiological Environmental Monitoring Program course is designed to meet the USDA HACCP and FDA HACCP and FSMA requirements for environmental pathogens controls. It has also been expanded to cover CORONAVIRUS control program for food processing establishments to meet compliance with CDC and OSHA requirements.

Microbiological Environmental Monitoring Program

Online at your own pace for three months.

Microbiological Environmental Monitoring Program for Salmonella
Salmonella spp.
Microbiological Environmental Monitoring Program for Listeria monocytogenes
Listeria monocytogenes
Microbiological Environmental Monitoring Program for E. coli
E. coli

In this course, in addition to foodborne environmental pathogens, COVID-19 and their control in food precessing environment will be discussed.

Microbiological Environmental Monitoring Programs Development and Implementation
under USDA HACCP, FDA HACCP and FSMA, and Other Food Safety Plans and Systems. USDA and FDA both have established “zero toterance for Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella spp. This course is desined to develop programs to control food-borne pathogen in general and these two environmetal pathogens in particular.
(The Course is available online and on-site course coming soon)

The National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF)
defines “step” as a point, procedure, operation in the food safety system from
primary production to final consumption.

The goal of this class is to provide information on how to establish solid validated safeguards at all steps along the global and national food supply chains using current scientific, technical, statutory, regulatory, managerial and other tools to control microbiological food safety hazards, especially Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella spp., to ensure the safety of foods .

  • Module 1. Introduction
  • Module 2. Microbiology and microbiological hazards
  • Module 3. Indicator microorganisms and food safety
  • Module 4. Listeria monocytogenes as an environmental pathogen
  • Module 5. Validation and verification of environmental pathogen control programs
  • Module 6. Listeria Rule (9 CFR Part 430)
  • Module 7. Listeria Control Programs
  • Module 8. Salmonella Control Programs
  • Module 9. The FDA FSMA Seven Foundational Rules and Listeria monocytogenes
    Control Programs
  • Module 10. Steps for developing environmental monitoring procedures for Listeria spp. and
    Listeria monocytogenes
  • Appendix 1. Example of trend analysis
  • Appendix 2. Examples of written microbiological environmental monitoring programs.
  • Appendix 3. Rapid testing methods for microbial food safety hazards
  • Appendix 4. How to use ecology of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella spp. to control them.
  • Appendix 5. Software for developing and implementing microbiological environmental monitoring programs

The Certificate of Completion

Please Call:
310-694-1544
or
email:alexkashef@geosda.com for more information

Registration for the online class:

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