In addition to our Regulatory and Certificate program Training Courses, we also offer a selection of specialty courses in both food safety topics and advanced level hands-on training programs.
Specialty Cheese Making
This course is an advanced level hands-on course. Participants will apply scientific principles to craft six varieties of cheese from pasteurization through curing. In addition to making cheese, the course will also focus on milk quality, affinage, and sensory evaluation of cheese. It is recommended that participants have experience in cheese making.
Tuition is $700 for in-state registrants and $780 for out-of-state registrants. Enrollment is limited to the first 20 participants.
February 22-23, 2017
Location: Cornell University, 148 Stocking Hall Conference Center, Ithaca, NY 14853
Pathogen Environmental Monitoring
This course is will prepare participants to develop and implement an effective Pathogen Environmental Monitoring program that will achieve greater product safety and quality. The course will focus on pathogens of concern and the importance of environmental sampling programs. Potential sources of contamination will be identified and control steps outlined. Participants will work in small groups to develop an Environmental Monitoring Plan and discuss mitigation steps and corrective actions to control microbial contamination in a food processing facility.
Tuition is $600 for in-state registrants and $725 for out-of-state registrants. Enrollment is limited to the first 40 participants.