GMP/Sanitation Workshop for Packaging

GMP / Sanitation Workshop for Food Packaging

Food packaging training that ensures your products comply with customer, GFSI, and regulatory requirements.

Packaging materials are being redefined as ingredients, changing how they are viewed and regulated. AIB's Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Workshop and HACCP Workshop for Food Packaging outline the critical programs you need to be compliant and meet customer expectations.

Learn about the latest regulatory updates and how they impact your facility. Our professional, experienced staff will deliver the most relevant information about the Food Safety Modernization Act, prerequisite programs, self-inspections, and assessment tools in this on-site food packaging training program.

Who will benefit from this GMP/Sanitation Workshop?

This course was designed for managers, supervisors, and employees working in quality, R&D, and sales departments in the food packaging manufacturing industry.

After this course, you’ll know how to:

  • Develop key prerequisite programs to comply with regulations and produce safe, legal, quality products
  • Develop a master cleaning schedule and required documented procedures to maintain a clean manufacturing environment
  • Identify common pests in packaging manufacturing facilities and select control strategies to limit their impact

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive 1.3 IACET continuing education units.

Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Registration and Introduction
8:15 a.m. Introduction to US Food Regulations, History, and Future
A review of the US GMPs, their history and how they impact the industry today
9:15 a.m. Prerequisite Programs for an Integrated Quality System
This section discusses the essential prerequisite programs expected to be implemented and their benefit as part of an Integrated Quality System
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Developing a Sanitation Program
A review of the elements of a sanitation program and how to manage the program after the implementation
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:15 p.m. Pest Management Strategies
An examination of the common pest issues and possible solutions for insect, rodent and bird control 
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Pest Management Strategies (cont.)
3:30 p.m. Developing a Self-Inspection/Audit Program
This section covers the objectives and protocols related to inspections and audits of the facility using practical examples to determine when inspection findings require an audit of the programs designed to manage the issues
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Good Manufacturing Practices, Personnel Practices
A review of the personnel practices section of the cGMPs and expectations of the packaging industry
9:00 a.m. Food Defense Programs
This program offers a review of the current expectations and approaches to meet these expectations
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. AIB Consolidated Standards for Packaging Manufacturing Facilities
This section provides a review of the standards and their application in the packaging manufacturing industry
11:30 a.m. Virtual Inspection / Audit Workshop
Participants work in groups to assess situations and determine appropriate corrective action plans to provide short and long term solutions to the events/situations presented
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:00 p.m. Workshop (Cont.)
4:00 p.m. Adjourn

Enrollment information:

Cancellation Information

Taxes will be added to stated seminar fees as applicable.

Date and location

This course is currently offered as private training. To schedule for your facility, email info@aibonline.org.

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