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Food Fraud Prevention (VACCP) Training Course

Course Area

Food Safety

Course Duration

1 Day

Continuing Education Units


Course Fee

USD $650.00

Early Bird Price*

USD $600.00

Upcoming Sessions
Nov 10, 2022 - Live Online - Full DayEnroll

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* Subject to availability

Course Details

Our Food Fraud Prevention (VACCP) training course has been designed by leading food industry experts to equip you with the most current food industry knowledge on the different methodologies to perform a vulnerability assessment.

The course will enable you to assure the authenticity of your food ingredients and packaging by minimizing vulnerabilities through a risk assessment of your supply chain. You’ll use risk assessment to identify where controls may be required to detect, deter and minimize the potential for food fraud.

Using references to current examples and web-based research activities, you will gain practical skills and develop your confidence. You’ll learn how to document a food fraud assessment to prevent or minimise the impact of food fraud on your organization.

Course Aim

Gain the knowledge and skills required to understand the context of food fraud, perform a food fraud vulnerability assessment and develop a food fraud prevention plan, in accordance with GFSI standards.

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Improve your supply chain resilience
  • Strengthen procurement and sourcing practices within your organization
  • Apply risk-based methodologies to determine significant vulnerabilities to prioritise controls and mitigation strategies
  • Manage, control and reduce the risk of food fraud to your organization

What will I learn?

You'll be able to:

  • Provide an overview of food fraud and global initiatives
  • Recognize different types of food fraud assessment methodologies that may be used to identify vulnerabilities to an organizations’ supply chain
  • Describe the process of a vulnerability assessment for prevention of food fraud, (VACCP)

You'll have the skills to:

  • Source relevant information to inform a food fraud vulnerability assessment
  • Apply the concept of food fraud vulnerability assessment
  • Select a methodology to perform a vulnerability assessment
  • Document a plan for the prevention of food fraud to meet the intent of GFSI standards

Who should attend?

The course is designed for anyone involved in the sourcing; purchasing; procurement; supply chain logistics; raw material authenticity and compliance; new product development; technical; quality; marketing or organizational risk management.


One Day

How will I learn?

Our high–impact, accelerated learning approach increases learning by improving knowledge retention and skill application. This course is activity-based, resulting in a deeper understanding of the material and a greater impact on job performance.

What will I gain?

On completion, you’ll be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate.


Knowledge of the global food supply chain and a good understanding of your organization’s processes and products will be of great benefit before taking this course.

Please note: You’ll be undertaking live, web-based search activities, so you will need to bring along your laptop, tablet or smart device.

Further information

Detailed course notes are provided.

Course Materials

Soft Copy: You will receive an email prior to the course with instructions on how to access the online Student Handbook, which can be viewed, downloaded or printed.

NOTE: Copies of the standards are not included in the class fee.

BSI will make reasonable efforts to have loaner copies available for use during the class, but students are encouraged to have their own copy. Soft copies of the digital loaner standard cannot be printed or downloaded.

Course Logistics

If your class is Live Online:

  • Students need to connect to the class from any internet accessible location.
  • Webcam and Microphone are REQUIRED.
  • ALL course times shown are US EASTERN TIME.

If your class is In-person :

  • You are encouraged to bring a laptop with you to class.
  • Please bring a picture ID such as a driver's license, passport, or work badge to class for verification purposes.

*Session lengths could vary depending on amount of class discussion.

Related training

You may also be interested in attending the following food courses:

  • HACCP Plans and GMP Implementation training course
  • HACCP Refresh training course
  • Effective Food Safety Auditing training course
  • Effective Foreign Matter Control training course
  • PAS 96:2017 Food Defence (TACCP) Guidance training course

All Upcoming Course Dates

Date and Time Location Fees Enroll
Nov 10, 2022 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM ET
Live Online - Full DayUSD $650.00Enroll

The venues for scheduled courses are tentative until receipt of a course confirmation from BSI.

Live Online Classes

Certified, convenient, and interactive, with no travel costs.

Private Class

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For questions regarding any of our courses, contact us or call 800.217.1390 (USA) 800.862.6752 (Canada)

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