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Issue Number: Council II 012
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FPMCC 4 - Normative Document ISO17024 option to CFP Standards-FPM Cert.
Issue you would like the Conference to consider
Approval of the draft Normative Document (Attached to Issue Report - FPMCC, Attachment V: FPMCC Normative Draft Committee Approved 2018) as the process and requirements for acceptance of the International Organization for Standardization / International Electro-technical Commission (ISO/IEC) 17024-2012 for food protection manager certification as an additional option to existing CFP Standards for Accreditation of Food Protection Manager Certification Programs.
Council review and approval of Attachment VI: FPMCC CFP Communication Outreach PowerPoint 2018. The Committee would like to post this on the CFP website as well as to allow stakeholders to use this presentation for educational outreach to the industry, academia and regulatory stakeholders
Public Health Significance
The credentialing process for Certified Food Protection Managers assists in the protection and promotion of food safety by carefully determining the competencies necessary to prevent foodborne illness, unbiased education and training for acquisition of competencies necessary to maintain food safety, and fair assessment practices to ensure that individuals have achieved mastery of these competencies. Options to the CFP Standards such as ISO17024 can provide increased access to accreditation and training while maintaining the integrity of the CFP Standards. Increased education on the accreditation process and how CFP supports these processes can assist in providing improved involvement and understanding of this important credential across constituencies.
Recommended Solution: The Conference recommends...
1.approval of the draft Normative Document (attached to Report - FPMCC) as the process and requirements for acceptance of the International Organization for Standardization/ International Electro-technical Commission (ISO/IEC) 17024-2012 for food protection manager certification as an additional option to existing CFP Standards for Accreditation of Food Protection Manger Certification Programs
2.approving the use of the FPMCC CFP Communication Outreach PowerPoint 2018 (attached to Report - FPMCC, Attachment VI) as a proactive outreach effort for further educating regulators, exam providers and the industry
3. authorizing the Conference to make any necessary edits prior to posting the above documents on the CFP web site to assure consistency of format and non-technical content; edits will not affect the technical content of the document; and
4. that the Normative Document and the Outreach PowerPoint be posted on the CFP website in PDF format.
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