Food Safety is our only business
AMERICAN FOOD SAFETY SERVICES (AFSS) has provided training & consulting services to food processing, packaging, distribution, & food service provider companies in more than 20 categories. Larry Hood, Ph.D, founder & Managing Director of AFSS has over 30 years food industry experience, including manufacturing management, regulatory, technical, product development, food safety & quality in high profile companies such as Johnson & Johnson & Quaker Oats. We have taught over 3000 individuals in food safety topics such as Preventive Controls, HACCP, SQF, & GMP's & assisted over 300 companies achieve HACCP, SQF & Preventive Controls certification. EXPERIENCE COUNTS!
"AMERICAN FOOD SAFETY helped us prepare for and pass SQF audits 3 times. Dr. Hood takes the fear out of this process."
- Ed M. (Nonni's Foods)
"Larry at AMERICAN FOOD SAFETY helped us reach our goal of SQF certification when it seemed impossible in the beginning. Today we are much more confident in our future."
- Cathy P. (Pavero Cold Storage)
Food safety modernization act
AMERICAN FOOD SAFETY SERVICES, in North Branch, NJ, was the 1st Training Center in the NY, NJ, CT, & PA area accredited by FDA to offer their Food Safety PREVENTIVE CONTROLS for Human Food QUALIFIED INDIVIDUAL (PCQI) workshop. This training is needed to prepare the Preventive Controls Qualified Individual(s) to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). We help food, beverage, packaging, distribution companies & food service providers meet complex regulatory & best practice standards needed to grow business.
TRAINING WORKSHOPS onsite or public
AMERICAN FOOD SAFETY SERVICES is recognized as a leading provider of food safety services to the U.S. food industry & its supply chain partners, for over 10 years. Dr. Larry Hood is: licensed by Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) as an SQF Trainer and SQF Consultant in 20 food categories, including high risk- trains SQF & Advanced SQF classes; is Lead Instructor for Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) to teach PCQI classes, & is Lead Instructor for International HACCP Alliance (IHA) to teach HACCP, Advanced HACCP & Juice HACCP, and we are the original recognized SQF Institute Training & Consulting Center in NJ.
American Food Safety Services was founded by and is under the leadership of Dr. Larry Hood. We assist companies comply with regulatory & 3rd party reguirements such as:
• Review your quality and food safety system documentation & provide corrective actions required to implement preventive controls as outlined in federal regulations in 21 CFR 117 Subpart C - Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls.
• Preparation for compliance audit site inspection interviews through training and mentoring.
• Benchmarks for compliance with regulatory and GFSI standards for food safety and quality requirements.
Official FDA / FSPCA PREVENTIVE CONTROLS FOR HUMAN FOOD QUALIFIED INDIVIDUAL (PCQI) WORKSHOP meets FDA FSMA requirements for PCQI training
If your facility is required to register with FDA under section 415 of Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, or import , manufacture, process or hold human food, you must comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act Rules (FSMA). The FDA requirements for Preventive Controls and Food Safety Plan are different from HACCP. HACCP accredited individuals aren't the same as PCQI individuals. It requires more to be in compliance with FSMA rules.
Next Date: TBD June 2018 (1/2 day on day 3), 2018 Call about on-site classes
Class Location: Hyatt House Branchburg 3141 US HWY 22 Branchburg, NJ 08876
35 - 40 minutes west of Newark International Airport - an easy drive on Rt 78; close to major highways Trainer: Larry Hood, Ph.D.