OFFICIALS FROM 16 COUNTRIES RECEIVE TRAINING IN BATTLE CREEK
Food protection officials from 16 countries will convene on July 24 at the IFPTI to discuss effective food safety training within a globally integrated food system. The group’s visit to IFPTI is part of the annual “International Food Safety Short Course” sponsored by Michigan State University (MSU) and includes presentations by Gerald Wojtala, Executive Director of IFPTI.
“This is our third year providing training to international food protection professionals,” said Wojtala. “This course is an important example of countries from all over the world working and learning together to keep the global food supply safe.”
Forty-three food protection professionals are scheduled to visit the Battle Creek-based institute from the following countries: Chile, Croatia, D.R. Congo, Ghana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Philippines, Peoples Republic of China, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Thailand.