Food allergy is a serious medical condition that places our consumers at risk for severe health consequences. Allergies currently affect 6% of children and 4% of adults in the US population and there is no cure for this condition. Consumers rely on processors and distributors to adequately handle foods that contain the Big 8 allergens to prevent cross-contact and ensure adequate labeling of their products. As the failure to declare allergens tops the reason for product recalls, today’s food companies feel the financial and social impact of misbranded products. What must a food processor do to protect their consumers, their brand, and their business? This webinar by Valerie Scheidt will discuss some key elements to help manufacturers and distributors effectively develop, implement, and communicate the requirements of an effective Allergen Management Program.
This program will provide answers to these important questions:
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Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Who should attend
Learning and performance expert, speaker, writer, consultant and facilitator, Valerie Scheidt, MBA, CP-FS is the founder of Keystone Quality, LLC, an Arizona-based consulting firm with expertise in food safety, compliance, performance improvement, change management, procedural enhancement, and knowledge transfer. Keystone’s mission is to create more positive and productive workplaces while aligning performance strategy to organizational goals.