Online training - Sporulated bacteria in the food industry

Explore the world of spore-forming bacteria with the microbiology experts at the CTCPA!



  • Explore the world of spore-forming bacteria and distinguish between pathogens and spoilage bacteria
  • Choose methods to detect and/or quantify them in the environment and/or in food products
  • Determine the origin of the sources of contamination and know how to control them


  • Active and participative pedagogy
  • Exchange of experiences and discussions
  • Presentations, slide shows, practical exercises
  • Evaluation of the course by the trainees
  • Provision of documentation and course materials
  • Issuance of a certificate of training

    Content of the training

  • The development and survival of a spore
  • Description of the main spore-forming bacteria encountered in the food industry
  • The study of the thermoresistance of spores
  • Standards of research and enumeration of spores
  • Means of controlling spore-forming bacteria
  • Identification of critical points on a production line

The CTCPA offers a distance learning course on spore-forming bacteria in the food industry.
Our expertise in food microbiological risk management is a cornerstone of our technical expertise as an agrifood technical center.

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