November 16, 2021 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Introduction to FSMA - VIRTUAL

Food Safety Modernization Act

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 The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is signed into law in 2011 and presents food safety challenges to food manufacturers. This online course provide a basic overview of the FSMA regulations, giving growers and food manufacturers, the necessary information to understand better this regulation and to produce safer food in their facilities.

Target Audience:

Human and Animal food manufacturers regulated by FDA:

  • Owners
  • Production Supervisors
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Other members of the food safety team

Learning Outcomes:

Provide knowledge to employees about the importance and requirements to comply under the FSMA rules.
Perform a gap assessment on your facility focusing on Current Good Manufacturing Practices, Determination of risk-based preventive controls, and implementation of preventive controls.

This course is designed for those employees who are employed by qualified food manufacturers. 
Recognizing that Food Safety is a priority for our supply chain,
the cost to attend the class is covered by a Federal grant through NIST MEP.


You must use a tablet-sized screen or larger to participate; smartphone screens are not large enough. Please arrange to have the best internet connection possible, since this is an interactive course. Bandwidth sufficient to support both the presentation (video feed to you) and your camera (video feed from you) is important. Taking this course in a quiet room free of distraction is critical to maximize your learning and avoid distractions. 

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:  November 12 by 12:00 pm (noon) Central.

Are you a manufacturing employee? *
NAICS Requirement *
This course is sponsored, in part, by the Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Nebraska MEP is an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership with Centers located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. As required by NIST, Service Recipient agrees to register for a DUNS number and update North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes if requested by Nebraska MEP. DUNS numbers—assigned free of charge by Dun & Bradstreet—are internationally recognized and unique to each business location. NAICS codes classify establishments by type of activity. Nebraska MEP will assist Service Recipient in obtaining this information, if needed. Additionally, Service Recipient may be contacted by NIST within six (6) to twelve (12) months of completion of the Service and asked to complete a survey to determine impacts resulting from, and level of satisfaction with, Nebraska MEP services. Service Recipient agrees to participate in the survey, if contacted.