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Self-Paced, Online Food Training!

The MEP National Network is dedicated to the future success of manufacturing. One of the most vibrant and growing sectors in the United States is the food processing and manufacturing industry. 


Since the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the MEP National Network has increased its emphasis on supporting food manufacturers, processors, and others affected by the updated law. We have expanded of our food program to include key training requirements for manufacturers to enable and ensure compliance. 

The MEP National Network offers the following food programs online.

Self-Paced Online Courses

These five (5) programs offer food and beverage manufacturers across the nation access to self-paced, in-depth online food training courses.

Use these courses to upskill employees and remain in compliance. These online training courses are a fantastic option for those looking for supplemental education or those that want to refresh their skills from the in-person training. 

Online Courses

cGMP Readiness

Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) Regulations is the process that ensures the quality of a product by establishing manufacturing procedures.


With millions of consumers affected by food allergens, consumers look to food companies to provide them with safe food products.



The FDA issued the final rule in May 2016 on mitigation strategies to protect food against “Intentional Adulteration”, which requires facilities to formulate and implement food defense plans.

Food Recall & Withdrawls

A food recall is either a food manufacturer or suppliers’ voluntary response to a mislabeling, or potential hazard by removing a product from the market place or it is mandated by the FDA in response to a food safety issue determined. 

HACCP Overview

Participants will learn about the background of HACCP as a food safety system and how it can be practically applied. This is hands-on training that will guide you through the steps to develop and implement a science-based HACCP Program for your facility

Ready to find out more?

A wider reaching global supply chain exposes our food—and those companies within the food supply chain to increased risk. The Manufacturing Extension Program (MEP) National Network supports manufacturers and those within the supply chain managing operational risks, achieve food safety regulatory and certification standard requirements, and realize sustained business value.

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