Food Defense and Food Fraud Workshop – 03/08/2023 – Stillwater, Oklahoma

Wed, 25 Jan 2023 10:27:21 CST









FAPC announces upcoming events in 2023



Food Defense and Food Fraud Workshop

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2023

8:00 A.M. – 5 P.M.

Building: ROBERT M. KERR FOOD & AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS CENTER

Room: Room 120 FAPC

OSU Stillwater

Cost: $500/400

Sponsor: FOOD & AG PRODUCT CENTER

Contact Name: Karen Smith

Contact Phone: 405-744-6277

Contact Email: karenl.smithCokstate.edu




Are you ready to gain new knowledge and skills this year? The Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center offers a wide variety of training opportunities throughout the year to help food industry professionals increase productivity and reduce business expenses.



FAPC has the expertise to meet the needs and demands of the food and agricultural industries. Take advantage of the educational programs, trainings and seminars at FAPC to help you stay on the forefront of cutting-edge value-added processing and technology.



Chuck Willoughby, business and marketing relations manager, said FAPC has the experience and knowledge to help someone refresh skills and renew a certification, or help a entrepreneur navigate a new business endeavor.



"FAPC has developed a nationally recognized reputation for pertinent quality trainings, especially those that are food safety related," Willoughby said. "Nearly all of the training participants work for companies that also received technical and business assistance, whether it be at their respective facilities or in the pilot plant at FAPC. The relationship FAPC has with the food industry, particularly in Oklahoma, is unique."



Food Defense and Food Fraud workshop will provide an increased awareness of the threat of intentional contamination of the U.S. food supply. Scheduled March 8, this workshop will help managers and supervisors of food processing establishments know how to identify potential risks to food protection in their facilities.



Managers and supervisors of food processing establishments should know how to identify potential risks to food protection in their facilities. They also should be able to encourage food defense awareness in the employees and suppliers of food industry establishments. The Food Defense & Food Fraud Workshop will provide an increased awareness of the threat of intentional contamination of the U.S. food supply. Managers and supervisors will learn about their unique responsibilities in reducing the risk of intentional contamination of the food supply. This course will focus on prevention, rather than reaction to, intentional contamination.



Cost:

$500 large companies (greater than 10 employees)

$400 small companies (10 employees or less)



A $25 fee will be billed to those who fail to cancel or attend. The registration fees cover lunch, refreshments and workshop material costs.



Hotel Information:

Booking Link: www.hilton.com

Hotel: Home 2 Suites by Hilton Stillwater



Click here for registration information.