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FOOD SAFETY IS A TOPIC WE SHOULD ALL BE FAMILIER WITH

The National Ice Cream Retailers Association strongly supports Food Safety Initiatives and is working with numerous government and educational facilities to educate ice cream makers and business owners as to the regulations and methods needed to provide a safe product for their customers.

"While the American food supply is among the safest in the world, the Federal government estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness annually—the equivalent of sickening 1 in 6 Americans each year. And each year these illnesses result in an estimated 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths."

                                                                                                                      US Food & Drug Administration

NICRA is working with other food safety organizations and university's to develop an industry standard and an online / live training program that caters to all ice cream makers, large and small.

 

SAFE ICE CREAM WEBSITE AND COURSE LAUNCHED AT 2019 NICRA SHOW

 

 

Great features for ice cream makers on every level including:

ONLINE TRAINING

FOOD SAFETY SUPPORT

WRITE YOUR OWN FOOD SAFETY PLAN

FOOD SAFETY RESOURCES

This online training course is designed for small to medium size artisan ice cream and frozen dessert manufacturers.  

Developed through collaboration with food safety and ice cream industry experts in coordination with North Carolina State University, the course consists of ten easily to follow, interactive sessions giving practical guidance and tools that manufacturers can use right now to enhance the safety of their products.

The course is divided into short modules that can be taken over time to fit your schedule. 

Certifications available upon completion.

  1. Importance of Food Safety                                                                                                              
  2. Food Safety Hazards
  3. Food Safety Control Strategies                                                          
  4. Good Manufacturing Practices                                            
  5. Allergen Controls
  6. Sanitation Controls
  7. Supply Chain Controls
  8. Process Controls
  9. Environmental Monitoring
  10.  Developing a Roadmap to Your Food Safety Plan

 

OUR NICRA MEMBER FREE ACCESS CODE IS "NICRA-FREE"

Watch the video explaining how to use the code