Program Highlights

  1. • Advanced principles and practices of food safety
  2. • Emerging threats of food borne diseases and mitigating strategies
  3. • Innovation in processing technologies enhancing food safety
  4. • Food safety standards & regulatory principles to monitor safety assessments
  5. • Global Food Safety regulations
  6. • Effective surveillance strategies , risk analysis and management
  7. • Food safety monitoring
  8. • Product recalls
  9. • Cross border regulatory compliances
  10. • Ensuring effectiveness of safety system in the food supply chain
  11. • Good Agricultural Practices


During the intensive 4 days course, the participants will be a part of learning through lectures, case studies and group discussion based exercises that help participants to gain and apply the truly transformative knowledge in their organizations.

Who will benefit

  • • Researchers , regularity affairs professionals, quality assurance and food safety professionals, strategic planners and product category managers
  • • Entrepreneurs and Service providers in the food industry
  • • Food retailers
  • • Food service establishments
  • • Risk communication specialists
  • • Academic professionals from public and private educational research organizations
  • • Govt. officials from food safety, food regularity division, health and agriculture department

  • Faculty

  • Ram Rao

    Ram Rao has been for four decades engaged with United States Department of Agriculture and National Institute of Food and Agriculture. In his capacity as National Program Leader for Food Science and Food safety, he has shaped several national food safety initiatives. He is a Lead Instructor for FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods. He has extensive exposure to the food safety frameworks and implementation issues in emerging economies.

  • Syed Rizvi

    Professor of Food Process Engineering and International Professor of Food Science at the Cornell Institute of Food Science. His research is focused on experimental and theoretical aspects of bio-separation processes, extrusion, physical and engineering properties of biomaterials and other novel food processing technologies.
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  • Vijayaraghavan

    CEO Sathguru Management Consultant and Regional Coordinator of IPCALS, Cornell University research programs in South Asia. Vijay has been instrumental in re-drafting the Food Safety Regulations in India with the formation of FSSAI and has advised Regulatory bodies in other countries in formulation of food safety regulations.
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  • Randy Worobo

    Professor of Food Microbiology in the Department of Food Science at Cornell University. Primary focus of his research includes non-thermal processing alternatives for juice and beverages, microbial spoilage of foods and beverages, pathogen transmission and survival on fruits and vegetables.
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  • Dr. Satyanarayana KV

    Leads the Food Safety and Food industry advisory practice in Sathguru and is a Lead Instructor for FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods and has conducted several courses for food exporters to USA. Satya is also a qualified FSSC 22000 Auditor. He has over 12 years of industry experience in industrial biotechnology, food & agriculture domain. Satya holds a Ph.D in Biotechnology from CFTRI/ University of Mysore.
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  • Balkumar

    Building on a strong technical and research foundation in the Life Sciences, has developed leading technical capabilities in Biotechnology, Microbiomics, Agri-foods Technology, and Risk Assessment, with over 25 years of Strategic & Operational experience that spans the “Research to Retail” Continuum, thus being able to convert world-class science to real-world, effective solutions. Has pioneered the “Safety by Design” Concept for ensuring the safety of processed Foods and Commodities. Has been a Senior Advisor in the external scientific world as well as Government and Civil Society and have helped drive strategic R & D and policy agendas in Food Safety – at the Dutch National Level and at the European Union Level.
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  • Program Venue & Date

    Dates will be announced shortly

    Course Fee

    Type of occupancy
    Overseas Participants (In USD)
    Indian Participants (In INR)
    Single Occupancy
    Twin Occupancy (per participant)

    (In INR)
    Non Residential


    1. • Service tax will be levied as applicable on the above fee
    2. • Twin occupancy requests will be accepted only if both participants are from the same organization

    Fee includes
    Course Material
    Board Accomodation

    Fee does not Include
    Travel (Domestic and International)
    Incidentals apart from inclusions

    Payment in USD

    You may transfer the amount to JP MORGAN CHASE, NEWYORK, USA, Swift Code: CHASUS33XXX for onward credit to EEFC Account No. 912020047798948 of Sathguru Management Consultants Pvt Ltd A/c CEE with Axis Bank Ltd, Begumpet, Hyderabad, India.

    Payment in INR

    Issue a cheque/demand draft in favour of “Sathguru Management Consultants Pvt Ltd A/c CEE” or via RTGS/NEFT transfer to account no. 912020047528817 of Sathguru Management Consultants Pvt Ltd A/c CEE with Axis Bank Ltd, Hyderabad, India with IFSC Code.UTIB0000008.


    1. • The formal registration takes place only after the payment of fees
    2. • While substitutions are accepted prior to the commencement of the program, no refunds will be made for cancellations
    3. • Due to class size constraint, registration will be provided on a space available (first come, first serve) basis
    4. • Multiple nominations are encouraged, however not more than five will be accepted from a single organization to ensure diversity of participant profile
    5. • Overseas participants shall be provided with an invitation for the Indian visa processing once the nominations are formally registered

    About Cornell

    Cornell University, the IVY LEAGUE University located in Ithaca, New York is in the forefront of education, research and extension in the area of agriculture, food science and technology and food regulations. Cornell prepares leaders for the food industry, academia and the government with deeper understanding of the biological / microbiological, chemical, physical, sensory, nutritional and engineering properties of foods. Cornell’s extension and outreach programs transfer research based information and technology to food and beverage companies, Government agencies and consumers with the goal of enhancing the quality and safety of food supply. The Institute for food safety at Cornell University, the National GAP program and other initiatives contribute immensely to the farm to fork safety.

    About Sathguru

    Sathguru Management Consultants (Sathguru) is a global research and advisory body focused on accelerating adoption of agriculture, food and health innovation advancements to reach out to the markets and needy communities. Sathguru provides strategic and technology management support to global food industry. Sathguru has been engaged by multilateral development bodies and policy planners to integrate the food chain and accelerate international market access for food products in several emerging economies. Sathguru leads in providing corporate solutions to global farms and food industries and also advises regulators in adopting global best practices in regulatory process in these sectors.

    Past Participants