HACCP Workshop - Fall

September 28, 2021 12:00pm to September 30, 2021 1:00pm


About the HACCP Workshop

The HACCP workshop will be held at the Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center September 28-30, 2021. 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. One of the working groups will be designated an ''Advanced HACCP Training Working Group.'' This working group, which is limited to those that are already HACCP trained, will discuss Validation, Verification, Reassessment, Lethality, Stabilization and Listeria Control.

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.


Tuesday, September 28, 2021
- 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Registration
- 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Workshop
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
- 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
Thursday, September 30, 2021
- 8:00 -1:00 p.m. - Workshop
- 1:00 p.m. - Adjourn


Registration has now closed for the September 28-30, 2021 HACCP Training, Registration for the March 29-31, 2022 HACCP Training will open on January 10, 2022.

The registration fee for the HACCP Workshop is $500.00. After September 7, 2021 the fee will be $575.00. This fee includes course materials, lunch on Wednesday and refreshments each day. Registration will close on September 17, 2021.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Quality Inn & Suites with a rate of $94.99 plus tax per night.
Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center
2601 East 13th Street
Ames, IA 50010
Book online or call: 515-232-9260 and ask for the HACCP Program block


For more information on this program, download a copy of the 2021 flyer.

Change in Plans

If you need to cancel your registration before September 7, 2021 you may send a substitute or you may receive a refund less a $50.00 processing fee. If you need to cancel your registration after September 7, 2021, you may send a substitute or apply your registration fee to another Short Course at the Iowa State University Meat Laboratory. Contact Matt Wenger at mwenger@iastate.edu or 515-294-9279.