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October 26 & 27, 2022

Virtual Class via Zoom

Online exams via Qualtrics


The Better Process Control Schools (BPCS) certify supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods. This school satisfies the training requirements specified in both the FDA and USDA regulations.

Cornell University will be holding the next BPCS course remotely on October 26 & 27, 2022 for the health and safety of each student. This virtual course covers the training requirements for facilities manufacturing shelf stable foods using Mild Thermal Processes, such as acidified foods and Water Activity Controlled Foods. You will receive training over the course of two half days with electronic exams following each chapter.  After successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate with your name.

Students must attend each day using Zoom.  Click on the link below to view the mandatory student requirements and to register for this course.  Payment must be made at time of registration.  Once registered you will receive two emails: 1. instructions on how to order your textbook, 2. the zoom link to attend the class.

Date & Time

October 26, 2022 - October 27, 2022
12:15 pm - 5:20 pm

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Contact Information

Gemma Osborne


Dr. Olga Padilla-Zakour

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Dr. Bruno Xavier

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Food Science

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