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UGA FST Alumni Event at IFT FIRST 2023
#UGAFoodSciAndTech is headed to the Windy City! We will be hosting an Alumni Social at IFT FIRST 2023 this year in July. If you're coming to IFT or would just like to attend our event, you are cordially invited to attend our Alumni Social! Not an alumni? Don't worry! Everyone is welcome, and we can't wait to see you there!

Online Master of Food Technology

The fully online, non-thesis Master of Food Technology degree provides working professionals the opportunity to learn from food industry experts and top food science and technology researchers. Learn more at the program website:

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World Health Organization (WHO/OMS) Logo at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. CAES News
Three UGA professors appointed to serve on international food safety committee
Three University of Georgia professors from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have been appointed to serve on Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meetings on Microbiological Risk Assessment (JEMRA). Chosen by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) secretariats and external referees, Faith Critzer, Abhinav Mishra and Todd Callaway will serve among a roster of experts from 33 countries.
Tiffani Neal, Founder and CEO of Barlow's Foods, with UGA President Jere Morehead and CAES Dean and Director Nick Place at the 2023 Flavor of Georgia food contest. CAES News
Flavor of Georgia grand prize goes to Barlow’s Foods
Barlow’s Foods won the grand prize at the 2023 Flavor of Georgia food contest for their product Barlow’s Peach Cobbler Syrup. Barlow’s Foods is a packaged foods company located in Atlanta and founded by Tiffani Neal. The woman-owned business creates pancake mixes and assorted breakfast staples, including their winning syrup.

Upcoming Food Science Events

The Better Process Control School offers instruction which fulfills the FDA and USDA Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements to certify supervisors of acidification, thermal processing, and container closure evaluation operations during the canning of low-acid or acidified foods.When: June 6th- 8th, 2023 Where: 240 Food Science Bldg. | 100 Cedar Street | Athens, GA 30602Cost: $600 Registration Closes on 5/30 at 4:00 pm. 
Jun 06
06/06 8:00AM - 06/08 5:00PM In-Person Better Processing Control School Food Science, ATHENS, GA
The Preventive Controls Rule requires that each facility have Preventive Control Qualified Individuals for the development and implementation of Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Foods. This course provides the required training. The curriculum is designed for food industry professionals with responsibility for the development and implementation of a food safety plan. Attendees who complete the course will be recognized as Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI). This two-and-a-half-day course was developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance, a broad-based public-private alliance created by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) in cooperation with the Association of Food and Drug Officials. This training will take place in Athens, Georgia on September 19th-21st, 2023. Registration closes on 09/12 at 4:00 pm. 
Sep 19
09/19 8:00AM - 09/21 12:00PM Preventative Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) Workshop Food Science, ATHENS, GA
This International HACCP Alliance accredited course discusses produce safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, and how to develop food safety programs based on the core principles of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP). This course does not meet seafood HACCP training requirements required for seafood wholesalers by the US FDA and Georgia Dept. of Agriculture. Registration will open on July 17th at 8 am and close on October 10th, 2023 at 4 pm.
Oct 17
10/17 8:00AM - 10/18 5:00PM General HACCP Food Science, ATHENS, GA