Food Training Program Accredited: The Battle Creek-based International Food Protection Training Institute announced today that its signature training program, The Fellowship in Food Protection: Applied Science, Law, and Policy, has received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute. The training institute, an initiative of the Battle Creek-based Global Food Protection Institute, is the leader in delivering career-spanning, standards-based food protection training. Its Fellowship in Food Protection program, established in 2010, is designed to provide experienced food regulatory professionals, from all areas of food protection, with critical-thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills within the framework of food regulatory science, law and policy. Program participants take three week-long seminars over a one-year period, conduct research on food safety issues and then share their newfound knowledge with colleagues in the food protection field. ANSI is a private, nonprofit organization that oversees the development of standards for products, services, processes, systems and personnel in the United States. It has served as administrator and coordinator of the U.S. private sector voluntary standardization system for more than 90 years. The ANSI/ASTM E2659-09 Standard is awarded to programs that meet the highest quality in education and training.