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FSPCA FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Foods


This training is heavily subsidized by the WSDA’s support through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, FDA Cooperative Agreement, and WSU Extension.   This training is directed towards small and medium sized Specialty Crop Growers and Processors in the State of Washington. The comprehensive list of the specialty crops can be found on this website:

This 3 day course has been designed by the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) in collaboration with the FDA. It is the ONLY course recognized by FDA at present in meeting their requirements.

By successfully completing this course, you will meet the requirements as a FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Person who can manage a food safety preventive controls program in accordance with the Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls Rule of the US Food and Drug Administration.

Refreshments, course materials, certificates, and lunches are included with the fee.

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods

June 4-6, 2019
Fee: $200.00*

The fee includes manual, certificate, lunches and refreshments.

Washington State University
Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
PACCAR Environmental Technology Building
2001 Grimes Way
Pullman, WA 99164

Green 1 parking permits will be handed out on June 2nd.
**Course is limited to 30 attendees**

June 4: 7:30 am check-in, 8 am – 5 pm
June 5-6: 8 am – 5 pm

Lead Instructors teaching this FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course will be Dr. Girish Ganjyal and Ms. Claudia Coles.

*This course is heavily subsidized by a grant from WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, FDA Cooperative Agreement, and WSU Extension. The market value range of fees for this training can be $375 to $900.


June 4-6, 2019 PCHF Online Registration
Read the latest Preventive Controls for Human Food: An Overview – Extension Informational Document.

Please email Cathy Blood, if you wish to join our email distribution list to be notified about the training.

Cancellations Policy

Cancellations will be accepted until 5 days to the course, and the registration fee, less $50 will be refunded. After that time, no refunds will be made for cancellations.

Substitution Policy

Substitutions will be allowed at any time. For additional information please contact our office at 509-335-2845.

Payment Policy

Your registration is not final until full payment is received. Please send check payments prior to beginning of the course. Checks need to made out to, ‘Washington State University.’  We accept Visa and Mastercard.  Course materials will only be available for paid attendees.

If you have questions or problems with registration, please contact Cathy Blood via email.