Prove your expertise!

The AIB Food Defense Coordinator Certification identifies individuals who have received intensive food defense training and understand the concepts of how to develop and/or evaluate an effective Food Defense Plan to minimize the risk of intentional contamination of a food product. The individual has also developed a skill set to conduct an effective vulnerability assessment to identify hazards, assess the associated risk, and recommend effective mitigation strategies.


In order to obtain the AIB Food Defense Coordinator Certification, you must complete the following:

  • AIB Food Defense Coordinator (public or private)
  • Successful completion of the online Food Defense Coordinator Certification Exam by achieving a passing score of at least 80% 

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Call your local office or send an email to sign up for the AIB Certified Food Defense Coordinator.

Renewal Directions

You can view the renewal directions online.