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Sept. 14, 2023

Northwest hosting hazard analysis training, Sept. 21-23

Northwest Missouri State University will host a series of training sessions to educate individuals about the basics of designing a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan.

The training, which is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance and offered through the University of Missouri Meat Processing Workforce Development Program, is 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Northwest’s Agricultural Learning Center, located at 22893 U.S. Highway 71 in Maryville.

The course fee of $75 covers training materials, refreshments, and lunch and dinner meals during the Friday and Saturday sessions.

Registration is required and limited to 40 people. To register, visit

This training is designed for individuals with little or no knowledge of HACCP who want to become certified as well as individuals needing a HACCP refresher course.

The training topics include a HACCP overview; chemical, physical and microbiological hazards; critical limits and monitoring; methods, corrective action, record keeping and verification; and HACCP Plan validation and reassessment.

Individuals who complete the training course receive a certificate indicating they are HACCP-trained. Additionally, completers’ names will be added to a registry of HACCP-trained individuals that is maintained by the International HACCP Alliance.

For more information, contact Teagan Schnurbusch at


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