When foreign substances are introduced into food products, it can result in "contamination". This can not only damage a company's reputation, but it can result in people getting sick… sometimes fatally.
That's why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) created a regulation called "Current Good Manufacturing Practices" which establishes the criteria that food processing and handling facilities must meet to help keep food products contamination-free.
In order to comply with the FDA regulation, every facility must develop their own Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)… and conscientiously adhering to them can greatly reduce the risk that food products will become contaminated.
Atlantic Training's course on “Good Manufacturing Practices in the Food Industry: Part I” contains valuable information about how employees can help their facility meet the criteria set by the first three sections of the FDA's GMP regulation… addressing Personnel, Plant and Grounds and Sanitary Operations.
Topics covered in the course include:
This program is currently only available in English.