Food Defense Awareness Training (On Line)

This one-hour, online training course is designed to help meet the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requirement for Food Defense Awareness Training. If you work at an actionable process step, FSMA requires that you have:

  • Education, training and necessary experience to perform your responsibilities

  • Knowledge of the mitigation strategies at your actionable process step

  • Training in food defense awareness

This self-paced training course developed by the Food Protection and Defense Institute - the leading authority on Food Defense - will help you:

  • Recognize the difference between food defense and food safety

  • Understand your role in protecting the food system from intentional adulteration

  • Be able to identify food defense vulnerabilities in your workplace

  • Learn the importance of the FSMA Intentional Adulteration Rule

At end of this training you will be provided with a certificate of completion. If you have any questions please reach out to the Food Protection and Defense Institute directly at

This is the on line awareness certification course. Sections will be the course in each language. For example Section 1 is in English, Section 2 Spanish etc.