The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has established a benchmark for food safety standards. It is no longer just recognizing and implementing safeguards, the new reality is making it more efficient. Incorporate the new wave of GFSI expectations to advance your food safety initiatives. Tackle issues on:
Leverage GFSI 2.0 to exceed consumer expectations and advance your food safety.
The CFIA has introduced major updates to enforce safe food practices in Canada. Take action to ensure food safety. Gain insight on how to:
Gain awareness on how the CFIA changes are impacting your company.
Consumer advocates are adept at organizing online campaigns to air concerns about food safety issues. Respond to your customers’ concerns quickly and thoroughly, and win new customers. Source your plan of action to:
Work with your marketing and PR to ensure brand trust amongst consumer.
Both the FSMA and the SFCA focus heavily on preventing problems. Enhance clarity around your preventative controls: verification and validation programs within the food Industry. Gain insight on:
Comply with FSMA and SFCA to mitigate risks in your facility.
Leverage Canada’s Food Safety Strengths for International Success
Increasing regulatory requirements, mitigating risks in your supply chain, adopting leading food safety technologies, are just some of the challenges facing your organization.
Leverage food safety best practices to turn these challenges into opportunities and improve your competitive advantage. Source practical tips to:
Transform food safety into a competitive advantage to grow your international presence.
Canadians are increasingly likely to consume fresh fruits and vegetables 5 or more times per day. Leverage regulatory best practices to ensure the safety of your consumers. Take away a blueprint to:
Exceed regulatory standards to reduce contamination.
Meet thinkers, doers, and trailblazers in customer experience. Break the ice and get to know fellow customer service executives during quick 5-minute rotations. Start your day off by making the right connections and gain exclusive knowledge!
Food Safety is a major focus of food microbiology. Highlight factors to realize where microbiology is and isn’t needed and reduce your food safety concerns. Gain insight on:
Limit your microbiological threats to reduce food borne illness.
Food safety concerns can have a significant impact on your brands reputation. Answer your customer concerns to strengthen your brand. Create a roadmap to:
Advance your food safety communications to protect your brand.
The number of recalls is rising across the country, due to proactive preventative measures by food companies. Implement strategies to minimize damage in the case of recalls, while ensuring consumer safety and improving operating efficiencies. Source ideas to:
Best practices to navigate recalls efficiently and ensure your food safety.
Pathogens that cause food borne illness continue to be an issue globally. Determine key environmental controls that can help you detect pathogens early. Gain insight on:
Bolster your environmental assessment process by following industry-leading practices
Genome sequencing has provided a major improvement in our ability to track food borne disease outbreaks. Rapid pathogen detection methods have provided us greater ability to react quickly to contamination situations. How can we use these technologies along with environmental testing to help manage outbreaks / risks? Explore ideas on:
Harness new technologies to streamline your pathogen detection.
The implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act is underway. Review the current state of play and update your standards to stay compliant. Gain insights on:
Review the implementation of FSMA to meet your regulatory deadlines.
During this panel discussion, we will present recent articles and news stories. The panellists will discuss how this impacts the industry, and what you should do differently. Explore topics pertaining to:
Leverage current events to help advance your food safety initiatives.
Efficiently monitoring temperature, humidity and other control points is essential for timely preventive action and ensuring food safety. Learn how wireless sensors can:
Traceability provides us with an effective way to track an identified product (and its attributes) as it moves between locations. Ensure your traceability processes are intact so when emergency situations strike, you are able to resolve them quickly. Source practical tips to:
Utilize traceability to quarantine problems and limit their impact on your brand.
New technologies are allowing manufacturers to achieve food safety excellence. Access the tools and techniques for successfully deploying your food safety compliance system. Source intelligence on:
Integrate tools and techniques to improve your training and compliance system.
A vendor certification program (VCP) enables you to track performance of your vendors and verify their compliance to food safety specifications. Leverage a VCP to ensure the quality of your product is being carried all the way through to your customers. Source information to:
Improve your food safety procedures with vendor certification.
In January 2017 CFIA published the first official draft of its new food safety regulations. Review’s the industry perspective on SFCA to plan your compliance requirements. Source intelligence to:
Discover what the SFCA can mean to your business and regulatory implementations.
In today’s era of excellent resources regarding food safety & quality, we should have had an iron clad food safety system! Leverage food safety systems, and engage in an open discussion of irregularities involved in your process. Hear how to:
Build your foundational food safety procedures to mitigate risks.
US FDA food safety inspectors have an enlarged access to company inspections under FSMA. Prepare your teams in Canada and the US for FDA inspections. Create a roadmap to:
Plan your audits from US FDA food safety inspectors. Exceed GFSI expectations with your continuous improvement plan.
With numerous people handling the food, food safety must become a second nature for all employees. Reduce food contamination by fostering a strong food safety culture. Source intelligence to:
Advance your quality policies, quality procedures, food safety training, engagement and empowerment.