On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a competitive grant program to fund food-safety training, education and technical assistance consistent with standards being established under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has joined in the
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The newly opened International School for Food Protection (ISFP) was developed to provide an environment different from traditional professional adult learning experiences.

A spokesman said, “The School management team recognizes that experienced food professionals are generally well-versed in their core scientific knowledge, academic education and work experiences. We want to
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PART II of our conversation with Jerry Wojtala, executive director of the International Food Protection Training Institute


President’s 2011 federal budget was recently amended to include an $8

million request to fund the International Food Protection Training

Institute (IFPTI), a non-profit organization dedicated to

career-spanning food protection training for

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