FSPCA Preventive Controls for Animal Food

Provided by: MEP Courses

The Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Animal Food regulation (referred to as the Preventive Controls for Animal Food regulation) is intended to ensure safe manufacturing/processing, packing, and holding of food products for animal consumption in the United States. The regulation requires that certain activities must be completed by a ìpreventive controls qualified individual." This course, developed by Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA), is the ìstandardized curriculumî recognized by FDA; successfully completing this course is one way to meet the requirements for a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI). This course is 20 hours long; successful completion of this training will merit a certificate acknowledged as complaint with FDA requirements. Completion requires participant to attend all sessions.

Course Objectives:

  • Regulatory Overview and Introduction to the Rule
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Animal Food Safety Hazards
  • Overview of the Food Safety Plan
  • Understand Regulatory Overview and Introduction to the Rule,Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls Determination, Process Preventive Controls,Sanitation Preventive Controls,Supply-Chain-Applied Controls.

Recommended Background

  • Animal feed or feed ingredient manufactures, packers, distributors, and regulators seeking to

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


Purdue University MEP

Employee Type

Leadership, Change Leaders, Maintenance

Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

20 hours