Welcome to FSPCA Online
The Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) is a broad-based public private alliance consisting of key industry, academic and government stakeholders whose mission is to support safe food production by developing a nationwide core curriculum, training and outreach programs to assist companies producing human and animal food in complying with the preventive controls regulations that will be part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
NEW! Contact FSPCA about FSMA
The FSPCA Technical Assistance Network (TAN) is now operational and providing technical assistance to industry, academia and others regarding training and scientific/technical questions related to FDA’s Preventive Controls human food and animal food regulations. For more information about TAN, see FSPCA TAN At-a-Glance.pdf.
NOTE! For questions related to the FSMA rules, FSMA programs, and implementation strategies, please submit your questions electronically to FDA’s FSMA Technical Assistance Network at: http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ucm459719.htm
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Inquiries may also be submitted by mail if the Internet is not available at the following address:
6502 South Archer Road
Bedford Park, IL 60501
FDA released groundbreaking final rules that will help produce farmers and food importers take steps to prevent food safety problems before they occur. The agency also released a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the produce rule’s provisions.
The following information is now available:
FSMA Technical Assistance Network
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Technical Assistance Network (TAN) is now operational and providing technical assistance to industry, regulators, academia, consumers and others regarding FSMA implementation. Download the FSMA Technical Assistance Network At-a-Glance for details.
FSPCA Task Timeline (pdf)
October 6, 2015: FAS Stakeholder Meeting
Dr. Robert Brackett
Download the presentation (pdf)
The Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA), in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), hosts quarterly webinars to update stakeholders on the progress of the Alliance. 2015 webinars are scheduled for March 12, June 24, September 3 and December 17.
Register for FSPCA Quarterly Webinar on December 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM CST here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/447637943109272322
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
New! Participant course schedule now available
Click here is a list of current and upcoming FSPCA registered courses. If you are interested in attending any of the public courses, contact the Lead Instructor for that course.
Apply to become a Lead Instructor
Click here or use the blue button on the left
Already applied? Applications are being actively reviewed. If approved, you will be notified to attend the next available FSPCA Lead Instructor Training Course.
Upcoming FSPCA Lead Instructor Training
Human Food courses are being planned over the next few months and will combine the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course with the Lead Instructor Training and will be 3 days in length. This combined course will meet the need of approved Lead Instructor applicants who are required to take both courses in order to become a Lead Instructor.
Save the Date! Tentative schedule of upcoming courses for approved Lead Instructor candidates. Subject to change.
January 19-21, 2016: Orlando, FL (Course Full)
January 26-28, 2016: IFSH, Bedford Park, IL (Course Full)
February 2-4, 2016: Crystal City, VA
February 3-5, 2016: Arden Hills, MN (Invite Only)
February 8-10, 2016: Los Angeles, CA
February 16-18, 2016:: Southern Regional Center; Memphis, TN
February 16-18, 2016:: Crystal City, VA
February 25-27, 2016: SCS Global; San Francisco, CA
March 9-11, 2016: Rutgers; New Brunswick, NJ
May 3-5, 2016: Crystal City, VA
May 17-19, 2016: Crystal City, VA
Interested in hosting a training?
Download and fill out the Location Hosting Form.
FSPCA Committees and Subcommittees
Link to committee and subcommittee charges, listing of members, meeting dates and summaries.
Print Friendly Fact Sheet for Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Animal Food
Technical Amendments and Corrections
PMO Facilities Clarification 18 November 2015
Technical Amendments 22 January 2016
Corrections 25 January 2016