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Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls for Feed Online Training

Receive a PCQI Certificate and build an Animal Food Safety Plan


Your Instructor

Dr. Tim Herrman is a professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of Soil & Crop Sciences and serves as Director of the Office of the Texas State Chemist, which regulates the manufacture and distribution of 20 million tons of commercial animal feed in Texas. Dr. Herrman is also one of the nation’s most experienced animal food safety system reviewers, having performed several dozen “official” FSMA inspections of feed establishments over the past three years.

In his dual role of educator and regulator, Dr. Herrman works with students, faculty, university administrators, state and federal regulators, legislators, manufacturers, distributors, and consumers of feed and fertilizer. His regulatory responsibilities include promulgating feed and fertilizer rules and policies; approving new ingredients and drugs; constructing the agency’s regulatory work plan and ensuring industry compliance; directing ISO 17025 accredited laboratories in Texas and Kenya; managing the agency’s budget and infrastructure; and providing oversight for 200+ faculty, staff, and credentialed analysts. His academic responsibilities include leading a regulatory science research and education program involving faculty from 5 academic departments and two colleges impacting participants from 70 countries. He is the founding editor and publisher of the Journal of Regulatory Science.

Dr. Herrman is an International HACCP Alliance Lead instructor and a FSPCA Lead Instructor for the application of risk-based preventive controls for food for animals using the standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.

Since 2012, over 200 students have enrolled and completed Dr. Herrman’s HACCP courses online.

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