Mérieux NutriSciences Online Training Academy

Mérieux NutriSciences introduces computer-based self-directed eLearning training on an easy-to-use platform. Scroll down to view our catalog of online training.

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Upcoming Sessions

  • Basic Seafood HACCP -Portland, OR Day 1


    Starting:
    10/04/2022 @ 08:00 AM (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    Ending:
    10/04/2022 @ 05:30 PM (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • Basic Seafood HACCP -Portland, OR Day 2


    Starting:
    10/05/2022 @ 08:00 AM (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    Ending:
    10/05/2022 @ 05:30 PM (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
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While Salmonella is known to be associated with meat based operations, it is also a hazard in dry food facilities as well. It can enter through raw ingredients, ventilation, and pests, and be spread through the plant by shoes, forklift and cart wheels, and contaminated clothing. This video shows how to reduce Salmonella by reducing water in food processing facilities, proper cleaning and drying of equipment, and dry cleaning techniques. Wet and dry food processing facilities are at risk for Salmonella contamination Salmonella can enter through raw ingredients and persist in the environment Proper cleaning and drying of equipment Your purchase includes a blank certificate to document employee training. Also available in Spanish. Read More

The global coronavirus situation is sending shock waves through the country. The uncertainty and sudden disruption has created a need for manufacturers to adapt their business practices and business continuity plans to address increased demand of food in the marketplace.  This webinar discusses best practices on managing the coronavirus situation and how food manufacturers can respond to recent developments.  Dr. Tim Freier, Mérieux NutriSciences' VP of Scientific Affairs and Microbiology, and Dr. Tracie Sheehan, Mérieux NutriSciences, VP of Technical Services, discuss:  The science behind the virus and what researchers know today about its behaviors Guidance from regulatory officials (FDA, CDC, USDA, and CFIA)  Best practices for food manufacturers including monitoring activities, cleaning and sanitation protocols, employee hygiene, visitor policies, and business continuity. Mérieux NutriSciences response to the crisis     Note: This webinar was recorded on March 26, 2020. This FREE resource is available for 60 days per user.  Read More

In this timely short course, students will learn what to do when their company is faced with a crisis. Students will learn how to determine when a "situation" elevates to a "crisis" and how to manage it. Students will also learn who should be involved when handling a crisis, including who should be on the crisis management team. Finally students will learn what should be included in your crisis management plan, how to spot early warning signals, and how to test the plan's effectiveness. Topics to be covered: Crisis definitions Examples of crisis situations Early warning signals When to inform stakeholders, leadership, regulatory agencies, and the public Roles and responsibilities of the Crisis Management Team Best practices for Crisis Management Plans How to effectively test your Crisis Management Plan Who should take this course: Executive management Company communication experts QA Managers Plant Managers  Procurement   Health & Safety Personnel Read More

In this timely short course focusing on the restaurant industry, students will learn what to do when their restaurant is faced with a crisis. Students will learn how to determine when a "situation" elevates to a "crisis" and how to manage it. Students will also learn who should be involved when handling a crisis, including who should be on the crisis management team. Finally students will learn what should be included in your crisis management plan, how to spot early warning signals, and how to test the plan's effectiveness. Topics to be covered: Crisis definitions Examples of crisis situations Early warning signals When to inform stakeholders, leadership, regulatory agencies, and the public Roles and responsibilities of the Crisis Management Team Best practices for Crisis Management Plans How to effectively test your Crisis Management Plan Who should take this course: Executive management Company communication experts QA Managers Plant Managers  Procurement   Health & Safety Personnel Read More

This course will train participants to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) in accordance with FDA requirements for FSMA training. Attendees will be taught how to develop, implement, and manage their facility’s Food Safety Plan in compliance with FSMA’s Preventive Control for Human Food Rule. This 2 1/2 day course designed by the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) is the FDA recognized course for training food and beverage industry professionals seeking to become PCQI. Click here to view the full course agenda. Times listed are Eastern Time. Note: Students must attend and participate in all live sessions in order to qualify to receive their PCQI certificates. Requirements: Computer with working camera and microphone  Strong internet connection Instructors ​Tedd Wittenbrink, Technical Director, Mérieux NutriSciences Tedd has more than 30 years of management experience in the food industry. He is an American Society for Quality Certified Quality Auditor and has a proven track record in developing and implementing Food Safety / Quality Assurance Programs. His employment history includes tenures with Beatrice Foods, Hawthorn Mellody Farms Dairy, and Borden Inc. During his career, he has held positions of QC Manager, Director of Quality, and Corporate Quality Assurance Manager.   Click here for information about our cancellation policy. A minimum of 5 students is needed to run this course. Read More

This very detailed video discusses proper employee hygiene practices and what to do if employees are ill. Personal hygiene habits, correct hand washing procedures, jewelry, and proper use of hair and beard nets are addressed. Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and prevention of product contamination are also discussed. Personal hygiene and proper frock and glove usage Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) Prevention of product contamination Your purchase includes a facilitator's manual, a quiz packet, and certificates for documenting employee training and assessment. Click here to watch a short preview of this video. Also available in Spanish.  Read More

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