Providing Food Safety Professionals with a Forum to Exchange Information on Protecting the Food Supply

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About the Georgia Association for Food Protection

The Georgia Association for Food Protection (GAFP), an affiliate of the International Association for Food Protection, is a non-profit organization comprised of over 400 food safety professionals spanning Industry, Government, and Academia throughout the state of Georgia. It is the organization's mission to provide food safety professionals with a forum to exchange information on protecting the food supply. The Association is dedicated to the education and service of it's members, and the communities we serve, by keeping members informed of the latest scientific, technical, and practical developments in food safety, environmental hygiene, and regulatory updates. The Association provides information to our Members through our biannual educational meetings, opportunities to network with food safety professionals, and newsletters which include updates about workshops, training courses, and job postings.  

Educational sessions are dedicated to the timely coverage of key issues or hot topics that cater to a broad mix of attendees. Quality Assurance, FSMA Compliance, HACCP, Sanitation, Food Safety Education, Bio-terrorism, Food Processing Advancements, Risk Assessments, Food Formulation, Microbiological Concerns, Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation, and Epidemiology are just some of the topics presented at meetings. GAFP is able to provide members certificates of attendance to be used to validate Continuing Education hours.


Meet our Executive Board

Our board is dedicated to advancing GAFP’s mission by providing members with opportunities to interact with local and national food safety professionals, informative and timely sessions during biannual meetings, and award opportunities for deserving members.

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What is GAFP’s Mission

An affiliate of the International Association for Food Protection, GAFP’s mission is to provide food safety professionals in the State of Georgia with a forum to exchange information on protecting the food supply. GAFP accomplishes our mission by hosting biannual educational meetings, providing timely regulatory updates, disseminating information and educational materials, and providing professional development opportunities to members.

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GAFP Sponsors

GAFP is grateful for our corporate sponsors who provide financial and in-kind support for our meetings, our students, and our mission to keep food safe. The work that GAFP does would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. Sponsors in 2018 include: Sweetwater Brewing Company, Deacon 7, Kroger, The Coca-Cola Company, ITW Pro Brands, Victory Processing LLC., and Chemstar Corporation. 

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