The California Department of Public Health’s Food and Drug Branch (FDB) is pleased to announce the following upcoming food-safety training courses that are free of charge for all food processors with a valid Processed Food Registration (PFR) issued by the FDR.  Advance registration is required.

Allergen Control
Will cover the key elements for controlling food allergens.  We will discuss compliance with applicable federal and state laws, including the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA), how to develop an allergen control plan, and more.  For: Food handlers, managers, and employees involved in food safety.

March 18, 2019
Richmond, CA

Food Recalls
Will help you develop and implement a food recall plan.  We will discuss recall roles and responsibilities, mock recalls and much more.  For: Employees, managers, and owners who are responsible for developing and implementing food recall plans.

March 19, 2019
Richmond, CA

Good Manufacturing Practices
Covered topics include facilities and grounds, equipment, processes and controls, personnel and more.  For: Everyone who handles food or manages food safety.

May 1, 2019
Sacramento, CA

Food Labeling
Provides an overview of food labeling regulations and concepts.  We will discuss Title 21 CFR, Part 101 and the California Health and Safety Code (Sherman Food Law).  For: Employees responsible for developing and reviewing food labels.

May 2, 2019
Sacramento, CA