Meat and poultry are among the most stringently regulated food products, and ones that are often the subject of recalls. The possibility for mistakes to be made in food safety protocols exists across the supply chain from the farm to retail, and the consequences can be severe. Walk away with a strategy to develop your compliance plan and:
Develop an iron-clad compliance plan for meat and poultry products
Protecting your brand, your facility and your customers from intentional harm drives the requirement for a robust food defense plan. GFSI-benchmarked standards and FSMA require sites to have a food defense plan. A facility must first assess its vulnerabilities and then develop, implement and document a food defense plan to mitigate the risk of intentional adulteration. Gain an understanding of best practices for food defense and strategies to mitigate risk in your facility in this half-day workshop and:
Be sure your brand and facility are protected from intentional harm
Now that the first implementation phase is underway, early data can provide a transitional tool to help you hone your compliance plans. And if your company currently sells, or would like to sell product in the U.S. market, you need to know how to efficiently comply with both sets of regulations. Bolster your food safety plan with the latest on SFCA and FSMA implementation. Take back to your office a blueprint to:
Be certain your cross-border compliance plans are up to the task.
While there are several internationally recognized standards to choose from, they are not all appropriate for every business type. Bolster your knowledge of which one best suits your company’s operations. Walk away with an action plan to:
Don’t be caught off-side because of differences between global standards and SFC Regulations.
There are several food additives and chemicals used in packaging that have been declared hazardous to human health and which have been banned in some jurisdictions. Start developing a plan to prepare for this next food safety issue now on the horizon. Walk away with an action plan to:
Position your company as pro-consumer and enhance both your reputation and your bottom line
Food manufacturers face the same economic pressures as those in other sectors. They also have unique issues that defy a strict adherence to the bottom line, which require a different mentality to tackle successfully. Set your company on the path to establishing a culture of food safety by:
Master the success factor of the most successful companies and establish a culture of food safety
For smaller local businesses, compliance with the latest food safety regulations can seem a daunting challenge, especially if your food business activity was not as stringently regulated before. Hear how it can be done from a small business perspective. Enhance your compliance plan to:
Benefit from the experience of your small business peers and equate ‘local’ with ‘excellence’
Undeclared allergens in foods can cause death and are a common cause of recalls and diminished company reputations. Improve your food safety strategy with the latest research. Adopt best practices to:
Don’t let undeclared allergens ruin your hard-earned reputation
Recalls are the dreaded result of a failed food safety system so don’t make it worse by bungling the recall process. Extend your food safety protocols to your distribution network to establish preparedness. Source practical tips to:
Avoid bungling a recall with an emergency preparedness approach
The number of companies adopting blockchain is growing rapidly. Gain insight into how this revolutionary technology is being adopted to bring trust and transparency to the industry. Learn how your food chain can be simplified and provide the highest levels of traceability so you can:
Achieve the ultimate food safety standards in your supply chain with blockchain technology
Food fraud is a serious and growing problem that if left unchecked with undermine food safety systems worldwide. Gain insight into the scope of this issue and what is being done to stop it both domestically and internationally. Walk away with a heightened understanding of the urgency of this issue so you can:
Don’t let food fraud demolish your company’s integrity
Food importers now need to prove that what they import is produced to SFC Regulatory standards. Benefit from the experience of your peers to advance your compliance plan and achieve a successful transition to the new food safety standards. Gain insights into how your colleagues are tackling:
Be on track to meet the new food safety requirements and avoid penalties
Technological innovations are enabling enhanced pathogen testing in food. Adopt a preventative approach and harness the latest testing to improve your food safety.
Increased consumer demand for organic products and those based on religious traditions can create complications when applying the stringent demands required for certification. Master the different standards and processes while managing your plant efficiently. Take away practical tips to:
Avoid costly downtime and maintain product integrity
Many local suppliers of produce to distributors and retail stores now fall under the SFC Regulations, while those that don’t still need to meet provincial standards. Enhance your compliance plans with the latest information on what regulations apply to smaller producers and how they’re being enforced. Develop a blueprint to:
Solidify your reputation as a reliable produce supplier
Whether or not you are considering venturing into the edible cannabis market, there is no doubt the introduction of these products will have a significant impact on the food industry. Prepare your company by understanding the current regulatory process regarding how edible cannabis products will be handled. Take away a roadmap to:
Position your company by gaining valuable insight into the edible cannabis regulatory process.
The market for edible cannabis products is quickly taking shape with new partnerships being announced almost daily. With the consultation process for the regulation of edible cannabis products also now underway, these products are now generating greater interest than ever before. Find out what’s on the horizon as this exciting new market evolves. Take away an action plan to:
Be ahead of the competition and start your edible cannabis strategy now.
Consumers today are far more demanding about where their food comes from and how it is prepared. Creating an effective communication plan is also now a lot more complicated with the multiple platforms now available. Bring your thorniest communication challenges to this session and learn from your peers how to:
Consult with your peers and find a solution to your most difficult communication issues
Today’s world of digital data flowing from a multitude of sources represents a greatly increased potential to detect and monitor food-borne illness. AI is emerging as an indispensable tool for managing and shaping the onslaught of data into meaningful information. Discover what impact it could have for public health, the food industry and ultimately your company by:
Anticipate and be prepared for the greater use of Artificial Intelligence to detect food borne-illness
In this age of instant communication and ubiquitous cameras, one small mistake has the potential to shatter a well-earned reputation for great food and customer service overnight. Perfect your food safety protocol to ensure you are always audit-ready. Walk away with an action plan to:
Be always audit-ready to keep your green pass and insure your reputation