HTDC Holds Food Safety Training and Certification Course

Posted on Feb 10, 2017 in News

High Technology Development Corporation
For Immediate Release: February 10, 2017

HONOLULU—The High Technology Development Corporation’s (HTDC) Innovate Hawaii program invites food manufacturers, food processors, food safety coordinators, and others in the food industry to participate in an FDA-recognized food safety training and certification course.

FSMA Training and Certification Course – The FDA Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule requires that each food processing facility have a Food Safety Plan that is developed and overseen by a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual. This curriculum is designed for any person that is involved in developing, implementing, and maintaining a Food Safety Plan.

Over the two-day course, participants will learn:

  • Key elements of a food safety plan
  • Good manufacturing practices
  • How to conduct hazard analysis for biological, chemical and physical hazards
  • How to develop and implement risk-based preventive controls
  • Understand the requirements of a recall plan

Thursday and Friday, Feb. 23-24, 2017
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Manoa Innovation Center
2800 Woodlawn Drive

$650/person and includes all course materials; FSPCA PCQI certification upon
successful completion of all course requirements.

Register online at

Seating is limited and registration required by Feb. 22, 2017.

For more information, contact Wayne Layugan at or call (808) 539-3806.

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Media Contacts:
Robbie Melton
High Technology Development Corporation
Office: (808) 539-3615

Christine Hirasa
Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
Phone: (808) 587-9006
Mobile: (808) 286-9017

Jocelyn Collado or Susan Wright
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Phone: (808) 533-4165