Why Microbiological Contaminants Is A Challenge

Why this is so important for you

Here are some of the typical situations you might recognize in your current  Microbiological Contaminants approach:

  • Your Purchase Department decided to select new suppliers and now you need to update your Microbiological overview - AGAIN
  • Your Sales Department decided to sell new end products and now you need to proof that your end products are Microbiological safe - AGAIN
  • According to the Authorities you need to perform Microbiological Modelling and to perform Challenge Tests - AGAIN
  • The Laboratory found a Microbiological issue. You need to perform an investigation and start troubleshooting - AGAIN

And there might be many other situations in your company...

... the question is: How functional  is your Microbiological Contaminants approach? Is everything working properly? Are you 100% sure you are not heading towards a knock out or a major issue with a customer?

=> Join our Mastery Module and start making a difference in a proper working Microbiological Contaminants approach in your organization!

What makes this Mastery Module so Unique

Mastery Module Microbiological Contaminants

  • This Mastery Module contains several video lessons focused on HOW to Effectively Upgrade Your Microbiological Contaminants Program. You will get hands-on tools and downloads to help you to map out your actions in order to effectively upgrade your Microbiological Contaminants Program. Our Mastery Module Microbiological Contaminants helps you implement this within 4 weeks!

  • You have direct access to all the video lessons and downloads. Go to 'What you get in this Mastery Module.' near the bottom of this page to see what is included.

  • All the downloads are to the point, and have practical information for you, which you can apply straight away. Are you facing hurdles? You can ask for help immediately.

  • You have access to all the downloads and video lessons for 1 year. If during the year, you face hurdles or you have questions, don't worry: help is there for you! You can schedule 3 times, a 30-minute, one-on-one meeting with one of the Coaches of Food Safety Experts. We will be there when YOU need it. All questions you have will be answered during these coaching sessions.

  • After following the Mastery Module you can download your certificate as proof of learning

  • Subtitles for Video's are available in the following languages: English, Spanish, French, German and Dutch.

  • Downloads are available in the following languages: English, Spanish and Dutch.

  • You won't get this much value for a relatively small investment anywhere else!

  • NEW: We want to make a difference in the world. We do this by donating 1% of our revenue to B1G1, in order to give access to food and water to those who need it most. As a client of Food Safety Experts you help people in need!

HOW to create and implement an effective Microbiological Contaminants Program

Mastery Module

Additional Information

  • How to Implement Efficiently

    One of the challenges is implementing the requirements efficiently. How will you implement efficiently all of your Food Safety Requirements in your plant?

    Our QFS Mastery Program helps you to implement this quickly with many downloads for you that you can implement in your facility based on the best practices! For more information visit our website by clicking here.

  • Cost Benefit Analysis

    If you look for help to improve your Food Safety program, you have various options:

    1. You can search the internet for hours - this will take you a lot of time and most likely will not get great results.

    2. You can hire an expert to work with you, this will cost you a lot of money as experts will easily charge $1000 per day or more.


    You can join our Mastery Modules to get a complete step-by-step approach with tools and templates. This way you have all you need at your fingertips and you can start making improvements right away.

    We donate 1% of our revenue to B1G1. As proof you will receive a certificate and you can see on what B1G1 spend our donation. For more information on B1G1 please visit their website by clicking here.

How does this Mastery Module work?

  • Required Level: Senior QA-professional / QA-manager / QC-manager

  • Learn Step-by-Step and Implement within 4 weeks! WHAT topics will we cover during this Mastery Module:

    - Learn WHAT the Microbiological Principles are

    - Learn HOW to Determine the Microbiological Risks in your Raw Materials

    - Learn HOW to Perform Microbiological Modelling for your facility

    - Learn HOW to Perform the Finished Product Monitoring for your facility

    - Learn HOW to Perform Microbiological Troubleshooting for your facility

    - Implement everything within 4 weeks!

  • As soon as you buy access to this Mastery Module, you have direct access to all the video's and downloads. Go to 'Bundle Includes' to see which video's and downloads are available for you.

  • This is an ON DEMAND Mastery Module. You can decide WHEN you would like to follow a lesson. WHICH lesson you would like to follow. HOW often you would like to follow the module. Just go to the Search option and type a name for a specific part of the mastery module you would like to follow.

  • Sometimes you don't have the time finalize the training that you are following. You can pause the training and come back when you have the time to continue. At your Dashboard you have an overview of all the training modules that are available for you. In every tile you can see how far you are with the module.

  • After following the training 100% you can download your certificate as a proof of learning. We do not use exams in the Mastery Modules.

  • It is always possible repeat or review a lesson you have completed in the past.

  • Subtitles for Video's are available in the following languages: English, Spanish, French, German and Dutch. Downloads are available in the following languages: English, Spanish and Dutch

  • As Part Of this Module You Have Three times a Half-Hour one-on-one coaching session with one of our Coaches. During This Coaching Session, You Can Ask All The Questions You Have Regarding This Topic To Our Coaches

  • We donate 1% of our revenue to B1G1. As proof you will receive a certificate and you can see on what B1G1 spend our donation. For more information on B1G1 please visit their website by clicking here.

Let's start with Upgrading Your Approach for Microbiological Contaminants to a Higher Level!

QFS Mastery Module: Microbiological Contaminants

This module contains video lessons with hands-on tools and downloads to help you to map out your actions in order to create and implement a High Level of Your Microbiological Contaminants program within weeks. 

By implementing our road map, you will get more engagement of QA, QC, Research & Development, Purchasing, Marketing, Sales, Production and Management. 

People will use your Microbiological Contaminants approach when they understand why it is important and agree with how it needs to be performed in your organization. The Microbiological Contaminants approach will be owned by everyone in your organization via the process which we will teach you during this Mastery Module. And you will be seen as an EXPERT in your field.

The price of this Module is $349.00 (± €330,-), and it includes one year access to the video lessons, templates and all the downloads via the Food Safety University. After following all steps you can download your certificate.

Are you facing  a hurdle while implementing all you have learned? During this year you can schedule three times a one-on-one Zoom-call of 30 minutes with one of the Coaches of Food Safety Experts. You can schedule the meeting when you need it!


  • Do you have a special offer for accessing this training for my QA-department?

    Yes, we have. Please send an email to expert@foodsafety-experts.com and let us know what you are looking for and for how many people you would like to have access to the training

  • Can I see the progress of my staff members?

    Yes, you can have access to the reporting tool to see the progress of your company and your staff members

  • I bought access to this training, however I didn't receive a welcome email to access the training

    Often IT-departments block email addresses. Sometimes it is necessary to ask your IT-department to get permission to receive our emails.

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    Please check your spam box to see if you missed this welcome email.

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  • How can I download my certificate?

    After following the training 100% you can download your certificate via the Food Safety University. You will get a notification after completing the training.

  • I forgot my password

    If you have forgotten your password and are locked out of your account, you can trigger a reset password email right from you site sign in page!

    On the login page, select 'Forgot Password'. Enter the email address you used to create your site. Click 'Submit'. Check your email inbox for a password reset email with further instructions.

  • I already had access to other courses. How can I access this course I just bought?

    You can use your login credentials for the Food Safety University. You will be directed to your Dashboard. Here you can find all of your courses that you bought access to.

  • How can I reset my password?

    You can change your Password when you are logged in to the platform by choosing the "My Account" option by clicking on your profile icon. From there you can select "Password" to change your password.

What You Get in this Mastery Module

Exactly the boost you need to get your Microbiological Contaminants program to a Higher Level!

    1. 1. Welcome and Agenda Module Microbiology - Duration video ± 3 minutes

    2. 2. Most Common Sources of Microbiological Issues - Duration video ± 60 minutes

    3. 3. The Microbiological Principles - Duration video ± 19 minutes

    4. 3a. Explanation Download Quick Reference Card for Classes of Bacteria - Duration video ± 4 minutes

    5. 3b. DOWNLOAD: Quick Reference Card for Classes of Bacteria

    6. 3c. DOWNLOAD: Bad Bug Book

    7. 4. The Raw Material related Risks - Duration video ± 8 minutes

    8. 4a. Explanation Download Sampling plan for Raw Materials - Duration video ± 5 minutes

    9. 4b. DOWNLOAD: Sampling plan for Raw Materials

    10. 5. Microbiological modelling - Duration video ± 6 minutes

    11. 5a. Explanation Download of FSSP model - Duration video ± 3 minutes

    12. 5b. DOWNLOAD: FSSP model

    13. 6. Finished Product Monitoring - Duration video ± 4 minutes

    14. 6a. Explanation Download Sampling Plan for Finished products - Duration video ± 4 minutes

    15. 6b. DOWNLOAD: Sampling Plan for Finished Products

    16. 7. Microbiological troubleshooting / investigation issues - Duration video ± 7 minutes

    17. 7a. Explanation Download Quick Reference Card for Microbiological Troubleshooting - Duration video ± 4 minutes

    18. 7b. DOWNLOAD: Quick Reference Card for Microbiological Troubleshooting

    19. 8. Stakeholder Management - Duration video ± 3 minutes

    20. 8b. DOWNLOAD: checklist Stakeholder management

    21. 9. What is next? - Duration video ± 2 minutes

    22. Bonus: 3 times 30 minutes Coaching Session When You Need It!

    23. Evaluation Of This Module

About this Mastery Module

  • $349.00
  • 23 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content

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Instructors and Coaches

Kitty has spent more than 29 years helping quality professionals become more senior in their jobs and grow to the next level. Kitty’s educational background is food technology. Kitty’s motto is ‘many roads lead to Rome’. Kitty enjoys guiding quality professionals in their work.

Kitty has personally experienced that some managers like to keep their employees “small” and do not want to invest in knowledge or help in overcoming hurdles. All too often, these managers cause their employees to become stressed. As an interim QA manager, Kitty has regularly been able to guide “damaged” teams to work confidently on food safety again, to believe in their capabilities and to stand up for themselves. Kitty enjoys guiding quality professionals and watching them grow as a person and as a balanced and experienced quality professional.

Please connect with Kitty on LinkedIn by clicking here

Kitty Appels

Senior Instructor and Coach

Instructors and Coaches

Rob has spent more than 27 years in the international food industry and has visited over 72 countries for business. Rob holds and MSc in Physics and he also studied Econometrics. Rob enjoys combining his knowledge in quality and food safety with his passion of strategic management. Rob is a frequently speaker at conferences of IFC (Worldbank) and FI GLobal. Over the last 10 years, Rob has worked with a large number of Vice Presidents QA and QA Directors of multinationals, and he enjoys coaching and training quality professionals to help them getting more insight into food safety and how to influence management in their organization.

Please connect with Rob on LinkedIn by clicking here

Rob Kooijmans

Senior Instructor and Coach

Instructors and Coaches

Consultor / Auditor en Sistemas de Gestión de QA, Seguridad Alimentaria, Gerenciamiento & Evaluación de Riesgos.

Especialista en Aseguramiento de Calidad y Seguridad Alimentaria para industrias alimenticias y agro-industrias capacitado para brindar soluciones prácticas basadas en los más actualizados estándares de Seguridad Alimentaria.

Experiencia personal lograda durante 13 años de trabajo en compañías internacionales productoras de alimentos en Europa y Latinoamérica y más de 12 años trabajando para empresas internacionales de Auditoría y Consultoría en Gerenciamiento y Evaluación de Riesgos. Más de 400 días como auditor líder en empresas productoras de alimentos. Experiencia en desarrollo de co-fabricantes y capacitaciones en temas relacionados con Seguridad Alimentaria.

Conéctese con Luis en LinkedIn by clicking here

Luis Fissore

Instructor y entrenador (Español)

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