Food Safety Basics for Ice Cream Makers

Food Safety Basics for Ice Cream Makers

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Food Safety Basics for Ice Cream Makers

This online training course is designed for small to medium size ice cream and frozen dessert manufacturers as an introduction to food safety practices and to assist in the development of their food safety programs.  The course was developed by North Carolina State University in collaboration with a team of food safety and ice cream industry experts.  The content consists of ten easy to follow, interactive modules with practical guidance on important food safety topics.  It can be taken in one sitting or over time to fit your schedule.  This course is intended to equip ice cream makers with basic knowledge about food safety concepts and serve as a primer for further training programs.

Lesson 1: Importance of Food Safety

Lesson 2: Food Safety Hazards

Lesson 3: Overview of Food Safety Control Strategies

Lesson 4: Good Manufacturing Practices

Lesson 5: Allergen Controls

Lesson 6: Cleaning and Sanitation

Lesson 7: Supply Chain Controls

Lesson 8: Process Controls

Lesson 9: Environmental Pathogen Monitoring and Testing

Lesson 10: Road Map to Your Food Safety System

The cost of developing this course was funded by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy.

Registration Process

  1. Click the “Register” button above (it will take you to a new webpage).
  2. Click “Add to Cart.”
  3. Select “Proceed to Cart.”
  4. Click “Log in to Continue Order.”
  5. Log in using a guest account, not a UNITY ID account unless you are an NC State University employee. If you already have a Reporter account, click “Brickyard Guest Login.” If not, click “No Account? Sign up here.”
  6. Follow the prompts to purchase the course. After completing these steps, you’ll receive instructions on how to access the online course in the Moodle Learning Management system.
  7. To access the course, log in to and click “Access Online Course.”

Click Here for a Step-by-Step Registration Process Video Tutorial



Clint Stevenson, Ph.D.


Teresa Henline


Rolling enrollment. This course is offered on an on-demand basis. You may begin it anytime.


This program takes approximately 16 hours to complete.


$49 USD


Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a certificate of completion

Technology Requirements

Participants will need a computer with Internet access. The web browser, Google Chrome, is highly recommended.