Food Safety Management Training Course under Partnership Program with Yezin Agricultural University (YAU)
The FSM Training Course with YAU was successfully organized from 21 to 23 August 2023. The program was hosted by the Department of Food Science and Technology of YAU and conducted virtually through the Zoom platform. The program was attended by 51 students and 1 university staff of YAU.
The curriculum was arranged based on consultation between YAU, a lecturer from Kagoshima University, and the Project. It was comprised of essential knowledge on food safety, which consists of the concept of the Japan Food Safety Standard (JFS) including Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Good Hygiene Practice (GHP), Food Safety Management (FSM) system, and audit skills. Additionally, interactive sessions were included to learn how to make HACCP Plans including hazard analysis, critical control point decisions, critical limit establishment, etc. A case study was also included to learn how to audit food factories by themselves. After individual thinking, the lecturer provided sample answers.