Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI)

The Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation (referred to as the Preventive Controls for Human Food Regulation of Food Safety Modernization ACT) is intended to ensure safe manufacturing/processing, packaging and holding of food products for human consumption in the United States. The regulation requires that certain activities must be completed by a “preventive controls qualified individual (PCQI)”. This course is offered by Lead instructor affiliated with Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA). The course will comprise “standardized curriculum” provided by FSPCA. 

As value -add service along with this course, we will provide latest updates of FDA in relation to Food Safety Modernization Act implementation and enforcement.

Course Topics Include

  • Understand why there is an enhanced focus on sanitation, allergen management, supplier controls and product recall

  • Understand Hazard Analysis and Risk Based Preventive Control 

  • Understand the role of PCQI

  • Understand the structure of regulation (CFR Part 117) and

    the sub parts

  • Understand the structure and contents of Food Safety Plan

  • Knowing the cGMP and Pre-requisites

Who should attend

  • Quality Assurance and Food Safety Team leads

  • Internal Audit Personnel

  • Purchasing/Supply chain Personnel

  • New hires or newly promoted staff in Quality department

  • Recent Food Safety Graduates who want to pursue in Food sector specially in USA imports