Food Defense Training

Registration for the 2-day Food Defense Training will be available soon!

About the Training

As the food system is becoming ever more global, companies need to be prepared to protect not only their products but also their reputation. The Food Protection and Defense Institute will be hosting a 2-day Food Defense Certification Training Course on May 1 & 2, 2017 that will teach food industry professionals how to navigate basic food defense principles, recognize vulnerabilities, and create a tailored food defense plans.

New! Attendees will now receive a single facility subscription to the Food Defense Readiness Assessment (FDRA) as part of their training package.

Training Units

Unit 1:

Food Defense Introduction and Global Importance

Unit 2:

Threats to the Food System and Vulnerability Assessments

Unit 3:

Policy and Regulation

Unit 4:

Recovery and Consequence Management

Unit 5:

Surveillance and Detection

Unit 6:

Customized Food Defense Plans

Training Details

Date: May 1-2, 2017

Time: 8:30AM - 5:00PM CT

Location: Commons Hotel

Registration Fee: $400.00

Intended Audience: Food Safety Professionals

Learning Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Certificate: Food Defense Awareness

Training Course

The link to register for the Food Defense Training Course is at the top of the page. For those interested in attending the training course and the conference, only one registration process is required.  

Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your registration, please contact FPDI before March 31, 2017 to receive a refund minus a $100 administrative fee and any relevant bank charges. No refunds will be made after March 31, 2017. Refunds will be processed after July 1, 2017. We will accommodate requests to transfer your registration to a colleague with notification before April 15, 2017.