Virtual Course - Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Food Operations April 13-14, 2021

Virtual interactive course through WebEx

Learning Objectives:

The IFSH GMP for Food Operations course aims to cover the new requirements specified in Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 117 (Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food). Attendees will gain in-depth knowledge on these new regulatory requirements in GMP as part of the PCHF rule, and their implications to the day-to-day operations of food manufacturers. The course will provide real-life examples and exercises on key GMP components to facilitate attendees’ participation. The learnings from this course will assist participants in compliance with FDA’s new GMP requirements for food operations.

Target Audience:

Manufacturing Supervisors and Personnel, Food Safety and Quality Managers, Lab Supervisors and Managers, QA Managers and Personnel, Research and Development Staff, Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI)


Day 1 (April 13, 2021, 9:00am-2:00pm, US Central Time)

  • Introduction
  • Regulations Overview
  • Personnel and training
  • Plant and grounds
  • Sanitary operations
  • Sanitary facilities and controls

Day 2 (April 14, 2021, 9:00am-2:00pm, US Central Time)

  • Equipment and utensils
  • Processes and controls
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Products for use in animal foods
  • Defect action levels
  • Other prerequisite programs


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion by email.


  • Glenn Black, Ph.D., Associate Director of Research, FDA
  • Matthew Botos, CEO, ConnectFood
  • Robert Brackett, Ph.D., Vice President and Director, IFSH, IIT

Registration Fee:

IFSH Members: $400 USD | Non-IFSH Members: $450 USD

Limited seating: 20 Participants.

Cancellation Policy:

No refunds will be given after registration payment has been completed. Should you need to cancel, we will credit your registration towards a future IFSH course. However, if IFSH cancels the event, all attendees will receive a full refund.


Please contact Renee McBrien with any questions at (773) 690-1680 or