Food Safety Management with Universiti Putra Malaysia (Malaysia)
The FSM Training Course with Universiti Putra Malaysia has been organized successfully on 14-15, 17-18, 22-23 November 2022. The activity was implemented fully online and hosted by Universiti Putra Malaysia. In this program, the Project collaborated with Kagoshima University, a recognized certification body by Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM), to conduct an intensive training course for JFSM certification. 2 consecutive trainings, namely Food Safety Training and Audit Training, were conducted by lecturers from Kagoshiam University and Mae Fah Luang University to measure and evaluate their comprehension and understanding. Upon exam scoring, participants who demonstrate adequate knowledge are eligible to receive certificates issued by Kagoshima University. The Program was attended by lecturers/staff of universities in Malaysia, researchers, and central government officials. The curriculum arranged following JFSM guidelines was comprised of essential knowledge on food safety, which consists of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Japan Food Safety Standard (JFS), Food Safety Management (FSM) system and audit skills. The number of participants is twenty (20). Upon exam, fiveteen (15) participants obtained qualification as a JFS-A/B standard auditor after getting certificates of both Food Safety training and Audit training.