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FSPCA Animal Food Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI) | Lacey, Washington

6/14/2023 8:00 AM
6/15/2023 6:00 PM
Thurston EDC, Lacey Washington


Two-day in-person event

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Fee: The reduced workshop registration fee is $300/person subsidized by the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) Animal Feed Department

Location: Thurston County EDC, 4220 6th Ave. Southeast Lacey, WA 98503 (Rooms 183 & 180)

About This Course:

Course fee includes participant FSPCA certificate fee, light breakfasts, breaks, refreshments, lunch, participant guide and workbooks. Learn how to write and update an animal food safety plan. This is the standardized curriculum recognized by the US Food and Drug Administration for training individuals to be qualified to oversee the safe manufacture of animal food (PCQI). The course is a prerequisite for inspectors conducting FDA CGMP inspections. Upon completion participants will receive a certificate from the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance signed by AAFCO. Participants must be present the entire time to receive a certificate.


Course lead instructor trained with the FSPCA and holds the FSPCA “Certificate of Training” as Lead Instructor for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Animal Food course, Craig H. Doan (Cert # e9c745a4) is the Chief Food Scientist with Impact Washington-NIST MEP.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Create a Preventive Controls Animal Food Safety Plan
  • Validate preventative controls
  • Review records for implementation and effectiveness
  • Review corrective actions
  • Perform required reanalysis of the animal food safety plan

Course deliverables:

Successful completion of the course includes a registered certificate of training issued by the FSPCA, AAFCO, IFISH, and IFPTI (proof that the participant was trained under an FDA -recognized curriculum. 21 CFR Part 507 – Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals.

This course is designed for:

  • Director, VP Food Safety, Managers, Owners, Operator
  • Quality Control Personnel, Production Supervisors, Production Leads, Sanitation Supervisors, Plant Managers, Quality Assurance Coordinators & Managers, Safety Managers, Training Supervisors, Lead Technicians,
  • Packaging Supervisors & Managers
  • Individuals Overseeing Animal Food Safety Operations