Basic HACCP Training for Meat, Poultry, Catfish and other Food Processors

June 15-17, 2021

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To help Meat, Poultry, and Catfish Proces-sors comply with USDA's "Pathogen Re-duction and Hazard Analysis Critical Con-trol Point (HACCP)" regulations, MSU’s De-partment of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion is offering a basic HACCP training course.

This basic course is designed for individuals who must have successfully completed a course of instruction in the application of the seven HACCP principles in order to meet USDA requirements. This course includes development of a HACCP plan and record review for a specific product. Individuals who attend and participate in the course will receive a certificate of course completion. Course instructors are certified by the International HACCP Alliance and will follow the stand-ardized training outline for the course. The regulation states that certain functions be conducted by a HACCP trained individual, however, this individual does not have to be an employee of your establishment. The individual could be a consultant you employ to carry out these functions.

While this course is designed to meet the needs of meat, poultry and catfish proces-sors, the basic principles of this workshop are beneficial to all food processors.


Tuesday, June 15, 2021

1:00 pmRegistration
1:30 pmWelcome and Introductions
1:45 pmCourse Objectives
  • Overview USDA-FSIS Regulations
  • Prerequisite programs and HACCP preliminary steps
  • Hazards associated with meat, poultry, and catfish products
5:00 pmAdjourn

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

8:00 amClass Resumes
  • Conduct a Hazard Analysis
  • Identify critical control points
  • Establish critical limits
  • Establish monitoring procedures
  • Develop corrective actions
  • Establish effective record keeping procedures
5:00 pmAdjourn

Thursday, June 17, 2021

8:00 amClass Resumes
  • Establish verification procedures
  • Validation of HACCP plan
  • Where to go for help/available resources
  • Q&A Session
12:00 pmAdjourn


  • Comfort Suites - (662) 324-9595
  • Hampton Inn - (662) 324-1333
  • Hilton Garden Inn - (662)615-9664
  • Holiday Inn Express - (662)324-0076
  • Microtel Inn - (662) 615-0700
  • La Quinta Inn - (662) 270-4100
  • Courtyard by Marriott - (662) 338-3116

Registration Fee

  • Public - $175
  • Student - $55

For more information please contact:

Courtney Crist - (662) 325-3200


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