The SEF publishes the only FDA-approved BPCS learning manual, Principles of Thermal Process Control, Acidification and Container Closure Evaluation (currently 8th edition), commonly referred to as The Canned Foods Manual. 

You can order the English and Spanish Canned Foods Manuals from the GMA Bookstore.


Additional language translations available: French, Italian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Bahasa Indonesian. Please reach out to for these international editions.