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Customized Training

Professional training is essential to keep your company operating at optimum efficiency. Your executives and employees need to stay up-to-date with ever-changing regulations, best practices and new legislation. We understand that access to professional training can be a challenge when conferences, workshops and webinars conflict with company schedules and put a strain on travel budgets. To help make professional training more accessible, relevant and tailored to your needs, IDFA will bring our leading experts and education programs directly to your company at a time most convenient for you.

Participants in our customized training programs will be invited to contact our expert staff and access valuable resources not available anywhere else. Choose your preferred format, including webinars and on-site training. Working together, we will customize the training to accommodate different job functions or levels of experience. If you don’t see what you want on the list, give us a call and we’ll help you find the most effective and cost-efficient way to get your employees the professional training they need.

IDFA Customized Training Topics

 

Food Safety and Compliance

  • Record Keeping for FSMA
  • Preparing for a FSMA Compliance Audit
  • Conducting a FSMA Compliance Audit
  • Record Keeping for OSHA
  • Preparing for an OSHA or EPA Inspection
  • Preparing for Regulator Inspections at your Dairy Plant (overview)
  • Are You Prepared for a Recall?
  • Understanding the Grade A Interstate Milk Shippers Program (overview)​
  • Principles of Sanitary Design


Labeling and Nutrition

  • Fundamentals of Food Labeling Regulations: Creating a Checklist for Labeling Compliance
  • Labeling Regulations for Milk, Ice Cream, Yogurt or Cheese
  • More Than A Matter of Taste: Flavor Labeling
  • Every Word Counts: How to Manage Labeling Claims
  • The ABC’s of Providing Food for Schools


Legislative and Political Issues

  • Guidance, Regulation and Law: How the Federal Rulemaking Process Works
  • Understanding the Dairy Provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill
  • Establishing an Own In-House Government Relations Program
  • Legislative Analysis of a Company-Specific Federal Issue
  • Political Outlook: Overview and Analysis of the 2016 Federal Election


IDFA Customized Training includes:

  • Training topic of your choice (from list above)
  • Access to IDFA’s industry experts and their extensive knowledge of the industry
  • Time for personalized questions and answers tailored to your needs and training goals
  • Training via Webinar or on-site at your company’s facility


For details about scheduling and pricing, please contact:

Liz Cookson
Senior Director, Meetings and Educational Services 
Phone: (202) 220-3514
Email: ecookson@idfa.org

 
 
Dairy Facts 2016