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The Intentional Adulteration Conducting Vulnerability Assessments Qualified Individuals (IAVA-QI) Participant Course will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of conducting a vulnerability assessment under the Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration (IA) regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Developed by the FSPCA, this course is the "standardized curriculum" recognized by FDA. The successful completion of this course is one way to meet the requirements for a "food defense qualified individual" responsible for conducting a vulnerability assessment or reviewing food defense plans.
Who should take this course?
The IA Rule applies to both domestic and foreign companies that are required to register with the FDA as food facilities under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. You should take this course if
While not required, it is STRONGLY recommended that you that you complete two free online courses
The assumption is that participants in the Intentional Adulteation Vulnerability Assessment Qualified Individuals (IAVA-QI) course have an understanding of the identification of the Key-Activity-Types (KATs), and KATs will not be covered in any detail in this course.
Both of these courses, along with other online FSPCA Food Defense Courses can be found at the following link.