Processed Meat Training
The science associated with the art of curing and processing meats includes complicated requirements and regulations. There are certain components needed to safely make processed meat products. Acceptable processing parameters for processed meat production must be met to protect public health and provide safe food. This training is designed for owners, employees, regulators, and anyone looking for education on how to safely make processed meats and meet regulatory requirements at a small processors. This training will also assist Michigan facilities in implementing and following their Specialized Retail Meat Processing Variance.
Self-paced Online Course
To register for this course you will need to create an account, sign in with your email/password, and complete the registration process. To watch a video tutorial, demonstrating an overview of the registration process, click on the following link: Online Course Registration Video Tutorial. Step-by-step instructions are below.
- STEP #1: Create your Michigan State University Guest Account by following the instructions on this website: MSU Guest Account Creation Page. (For detailed instructions visit the following web page: Instructions: Creating Your Guest Account.)
- STEP #2: Login to the registration system with your Guest Account (your email) and Password: MSU Extension Processed Meat Training.
- STEP #3: Follow the instructions to register for the course. Upon registration, you will receive a receipt and instructions for accessing the course.
*If you need to reset your password at any time go to: https://community.idm.msu.edu/ and select the option for Forgot Password.
If you have any technical problems, please contact the Michigan State University IT Service Desk from 7am-12am Monday through Friday and 10am-12am on Saturday/Sunday, any day that the University is open.
- Phone: (517) 432-6200
- Phone (toll free): 1 (844) 678-6200
Frequently Asked Questions
What is my username/NETID?
Your username (or NET ID) is the email address you used to create your account during registration (you use the same email address/password for registering and for taking the course).
What URL do I go to for logging into the course?
Go to: https://d2l.msu.edu/. You will see the Michigan State University at the top of the page. Login with the email address and password you set during the registration process.
I received a “not authenticated” response when trying to login – what do I do?
A “not authenticated” message is typically an issue with a password not being entered correctly.
I forgot my password – where can I reset it?
If you need to reset your password at any time go to https://auth.msu.edu/ and select the option for "Need help Signing in."