HACCP Workshop - Fall

October 1, 2024 1:00pm to October 3, 2024 1:00pm

About the HACCP Workshop

The HACCP workshop will be held at the Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center October 1-3, 2024. The course is designed to review the philosophy and principles of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point system and to discuss how to implement HACCP in plants.

This HACCP training program is consistent with the intent and scope of the USDA, FSIS regulation. this course is designed for individuals that have little or no knowledge of HACCP and individuals that would like to have a refresher on HACCP and learn of the changes that have taken place in HACCP during the last 2-3 years.

Participants will have the opportunity to write a mock HACCP plan as part of a working group. Examples of mock HACCP plans may include: fresh ground product, whole muscle product, fully-cooked product, or harvest as well as egg and other products.

Topics Covered

•    HACCP Overview
•    Definition of HACCP Terms
•    Chemical and Physical Hazards
•    Microbiological Hazards
•    Developing SOPs and GMPs
•    Critical Limits, Monitoring
•    Methods and Corrective Action
•    Record Keeping and Verification
•    HACCP Plan Validation
•    HACCP Plan Reassessment


Individuals that complete the course will receive a certificate indicating they are a HACCP trained individual and their name will be added to a registry of HACCP trained individuals that is maintained by the International Meat & Poultry HACCP Alliance.

Location and Parking

The HACCP Workshop will be held at
Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center
2601 East 13th Street
Ames, IA 50010

There is ample free parking at the Quality Inn & Suites.


- 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. - Registration
- 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Workshop
- 8:00 - 12:00 p.m. - Workshop                                     
- 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch (included in registration fee)                                
- 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Workshop
- 8:00 -1:00 p.m. - Workshop
- 1:00 p.m. - Adjourn


Registration for the October 1-3, 2024  HACCP Training will open on August 1, 2024.

The registration fee for the HACCP Workshop is $600.00. After September 16, 2024 the fee will be $675.00. This fee includes course materials, lunch on Wednesday and refreshments each day. Registration will close on September 20, 2024.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Quality Inn & Suites with a rate of $99.99 plus tax per night.
Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center
2601 East 13th Street
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-232-9260 and ask for the HACCP Program block
Online: click here to reserve your hotel room online – link will be posted on or before August 1, 2024

Make your reservation by September 17, 2024 to guarantee the conference rate. Reservations made after the deadline are subject to room availability.

For more information on this program,download a copy of the brochure here.

Change in Plans
You may substitute another person at any time prior to the start of the course. If you need to cancel your registration before September 16, 2024 you may receive a refund less a $50.00 processing fee. If you need to cancel your registration between September 16, 2024 and September 23, 2024, you may receive a 50% refund. If you cancel your registration between September 24, 2024 and the start of the course, no refund will be issued. Contact mwenger@iastate.edu or 515-294-9279 if you have changes to your plans.