Online Education

    Webinar Series

    Brought to you by ACS and the American Cheese Education Foundation

    Our ongoing ACS Webinar Series offers educational sessions available exclusively to ACS members at no charge. The online format of the webinars makes it easy and convenient to “attend” from the comfort of your home or office. Look for information about upcoming webinars here throughout the year, and find archived webinars below.

    Coming soon!

    Sodium Reduction: FDA’s Voluntary Initiative

    October 11, 2016 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MDT

    This webinar will provide an overview of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) voluntary sodium reduction targets and their impact on cheese and cultured dairy products, specifically. The webinar will feature FDA subject matter experts who will present the agency’s current thinking regarding the importance of, and detail on, the Voluntary Sodium Reduction Targets Draft Guidance. Register today.

    Archived webinars:

    ACS offers online education to its members at no cost throughout the year in the form of educational webinars. Members may view archived, recorded webinars by clicking here and entering their login credentials.

    Please note that most archived webinars require a password for viewing. The password may be found here, along with links to each webinar.

    • Pressure Cooker Confidence…for Presenters! (June 15, 2016)
    • From Grass to Vat: The Impact of Feed on Milk Quality and Components (May 27, 2016)
    • From Passive Listener to Active Participant: Increasing Audience Engagement (May 16, 2016)
    • Online Content Strategy: The Time for Change is Now! (March 30, 2016)
    • A Soulful Slice of Cheese History (February 29, 2016)
    • FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food: Exemptions, Requirements & Deadlines for Very Small Businesses (January 26, 2016)
    • Make the Most of Your Member Benefits! (Part 1 & Part 2, October 2015)
    • Cleaning & Sanitation (May 5, 2015)
    • Navigating Third Party Audits (April 30, 2015)
    • Spring Into the 2015 ACS Judging & Competition (March 10, 2015)
    • So, You Want to Open a Cheese Shop? (February 25, 2015)
    • Effective Communication, Handling, and Traceability (February 10, 2015)
    • Agritourism Opportunities for the Modern Farmer (March 25, 2014)
    • Food Safety for Farmers Market Vendors (May 21, 2013)
    • ACS Judging & Competition Tutorial (April 3, 2013)
    • Understanding the Joint FDA/Health Canada Assessment of the Risk of Listeriosis from Soft-Ripened Cheese (March 12, 2013)
    • Surviving a Recall (February 13, 2013)
    • Cheese & Social Media: Likes, Retweets, and +1 (July 17, 2012)
    • Retailer Best Practices: Virtual Roundtable (February 15, 2012)
    • Storage Temperatures Necessary to Maintain Cheese Safety (February 1, 2012)
    • Risk Reduction in Cheesemaker Facilities (February 7, 2011)
    • Preparing a HACCP Plan (February 25, 2011)
    • Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and Product Liability (March 8, 2011)