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NC State Extension

Retail HACCP and Variances

Local Environmental Health Specialists need knowledge of specialized processes at the retail level, in addition to general knowledge about HACCP Plans, to be effective food safety regulators. The Retail HACCP Validation and Verification course has been designed, using hands on and interactive methods, to build on basic understanding of HACCP principles and to provide training in applying these principles. The overall goal is to provide local Environmental Health Specialists the tools and knowledge to identify special processes, review submitted documentation for a HACCP Plan and gain a working knowledge of these processes to better help operators of retail food establishments.

For more information on bringing this program to your state see the information below and contact Natalie Seymour, Program Coordinator, at

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