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FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods


Students at a PCHF Training!This blended online course has been designed by the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) in collaboration with the FDA. It is a 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 Human Food 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.

Date & Schedule
July 26, 2022, from 8 am to 5 pm.  Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

D.F. Allmendinger Center
2606 West Pioneer
Puyallup, WA 98371-4998

Fee for Food – $50/attendee
The grant that we received does not cover food, so we must charge a fee to cover breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.

All materials will be provided onsite.

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

We encourage small to medium food processors to attend this training due to the grant funding* that WSU received to subsidize the training.

Funding for this training was made possible, in part, by the USDA – NIFA Food Safety Outreach Program, grant #2020-04217. The views expressed in written materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does any mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organization imply endorsement by the United States Government
Read the latest Preventive Controls for Human Food: An Overview – Extension Informational PDF Document.

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

Cancellation Policy

We allow changes to your registration until 7 business days prior to the start of the meeting. After that time, no refunds will be given.  There is a cancellation fee of $10.

Payment Policy

We accept all major credit cards.  Course materials will only be available for paid attendees.

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


Part 1: Online with FSPCA
Fee: $208.00 to FSPCA

Self-directed study with your computer.

Start now!  It is a self-directed study.  Once enrolled, you can begin the course immediately. This allows you to study at your own pace, however, you have 9 months to complete the Part 1 course.

FSPCA Registration Page for PCHF Part 1
Part 2: Instructor Led – In-person
Fee:  $50 to WSU

July 26, 2022 at the Allmendinger Center.

Upon completion of Part 1 online, you will receive an enrollment ticket and a completion email. You must present either the enrollment ticket or completion email to Cathy Blood by email to participate in Part 2.

Course is now closed for registrations.