Course
Methods of Pesticide Residue Analysis and Laboratory Accreditation According to ISO 17025
International Food Safety Training Laboratory
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For more information, you can call us at 301-405-1342, or email us at ifstl@umd.edu

Course Description

The International Food Safety Training Laboratory (IFSTL) is hosting an 8-day training course focused on methods of pesticide residue analysis.

Instructors: The course will be taught by a team of instructors from the FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), the U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) and the IFSTL.

Course Summary: This course provides lectures on the regulation in place in the United States regarding pesticide residues in fresh fruits and produce, the FDA compliance program, and theoretical and hands-on practice of FDA-recommended fit-for-purpose laboratory methods. The techniques of gas chromatography, liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry (including tandem mass spectrometry) are taught.  This course also includes a full day dedicated to the requirements for laboratory accreditation to ISO 17025:2005.