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Better Process Control School — February 2022

February 9, 2022February 11, 2022

fresh salmon in unsealed cans

Time: 8am–4pm each day

This three-day class covers acidified foods production and teaches the principles of thermal processing, equipment requirements, container closure evaluation, and record keeping for glass jars and cans. It is designed for retort operators, quality assurance technicians, and home canners, and will be useful for personnel in plants that pack and thermally process low acid foods and acidified foods in hermetically sealed containers. Sanitation principles are discussed in detail.

The course addresses both flexible pouch and traditional can retort operations.

This class satisfies FDA requirements. Class size is limited to 20 participants, and attendees will receive a certificate on successful completion. The registration fee is $480.


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Chris Sannito


Course instructor: Chris Sannito, Seafood Technology Specialist
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program
Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center



University of Alaska COVID INFORMATION: Face coverings are required indoors, and outdoors when it is not possible to stay 6 feet away from others. The University of Alaska face masking guidance and the UAF face coverings policy provide more details. We’ll use guidance from the CDC to ensure a safe classroom environment. We’ll be cleaning things more frequently and will have masks and cleaning supplies available for those who need them. Some classrooms may have seats blocked off to ensure adequate physical distance between students. 


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February 9, 2022
February 11, 2022
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Hotel Captain Cook
939 W 5th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501 United States
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