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    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).


    Apply to become an FSPCA Lead Instructor

    Click here or on the blue button in the left navigation pane

    New! FSPCA Downloads

    FSPCA Task Timeline (pdf)

    FSPCA Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls for Human Food - Draft Training Curriculum Outline (pdf)

    FSPCA Domestic One Page Flyer (pdf)

    FSPCA International One Page Flyer (pdf)

    FSPCA Pilot Sessions

    Guests from academia, state and federal government, industry and industry associations attended FSPCA Pilot sessions held in Maryland, Washington State and Chicago. Overall, the course was deemed well organized and the content clear. Based on Pilot feedback, the materials will be adjusted in preparation for publication of the final rule expected in August 2015.

    FSPCA Presentations

    July 12, 2015
    A 15 minute overview of "FSMA and FSPCA Education and Outreach" will be presented during the Council of Food Science Administrators Luncheon Meeting at the IFT Annual Meeting in Chicago. The CFSA lunch is a ticketed event and is scheduled on Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm CDST.

    July 27, 2015
    Join the FSPCA for an informative session at the IAFP Annual Meeting on July 27, 2015 from 5:15-6:00 pm Pacific. This IAFP session will provide an update on the FSPCA activities and inform participants how to take advantage of preventive controls resources. A Q&A session is included.

    For past presentations, click here.

    FSPCA Webinars

    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. Click here to register.

    March 12, 2015
    Over 100 registered for this FSPCA Quarterly webinar. Attendees included representatives from FDA, States, Large and Small Companies, Consultants, Universities and Trade Associations. Download the PowerPoint presentation.

    Download past webinar recordings:
    August 24, 2014 | May 12, 2014

    FSPCA Committees, Subcommittees and Working Groups

    Executive Committee
    The Executive Committee met April 21, 2015. Meeting summaries.

    Steering Committee
    The Steering Committee met June 10, 2015. Meeting summaries.

    Editorial Subcommittee
    The Editorial Subcommittee met April 2, 2015. Meeting summaries.

    Continuation Subcommittee
    The Continuation Subcommittee met June 19, 2015. Meeting summaries.

    Animal Foods Subcommittee
    The Animal Foods Subcommittee met in January, 2015. Meeting summaries.


    Supplemental Rules
    Redline versions of the codified text of the four recently released proposed supplemental rules are now available. The redline versions allow you to see how the proposed codified text has been modified from the original proposal.

    Proposed Supplemental Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food

    Proposed Supplemental Rule for Preventive Controls for Animal Food

    Translations of the fact sheets of the four proposed supplemental rules are now available.

    Proposed Supplemental Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food

    Proposed Supplemental Rule for Preventive Controls for Animal Food

    Proposed Rules

    FSMA Proposed Rules, Fact Sheets and Summaries

    The Proposed Rule for Preventive Controls for Food for Animals was released on October 25, 2013 and the comment period ended March 31, 2014. For more information, email

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