HACCP Workshop - Spring

March 26, 2024 1:00pm to March 28, 2024 1:00pm

About the HACCP Workshop
The HACCP workshop will be held at the Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center March 26-28, 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 March 26-28, 2024 HACCP Training is now open, click on Registration above. 

The registration fee for the HACCP Workshop is $600.00. After March 4, 2024 the fee will be $675.00. This fee includes course materials, lunch on Wednesday and refreshments each day. Registration will close on March 15, 2024.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Quality Inn & Suites with a rate of $99.99plus 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

Make your reservation by March 12, 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 March 11, 2024 you may receive a refund less a $50.00 processing fee. If you need to cancel your registration between March 11, 2024 and March 18, 2024, you may receive a 50% refund. If you cancel your registration between March 19, 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.


Registration is open.