Food is the number one cargo stolen throughout the world and it is on the rise. The United States is rated as “High Risk” on a global food cargo theft risk scale. As food prices go up, food is easily disposed of on the open market where it is later sold at regular retail prices. Both the FDA and the FBI propose a number of strategies designed to prevent food cargo theft, but the complexity of the problem and the sophistication of the thieves are on an all-time increase.
Stolen food cannot be resold and recall procedures that are initiated generally impact large segments of the food industry on a scale similar to food safety recalls. In this training by expert speaker Dr. John M. Ryan, you will review the current state of food cargo theft and how you can prepare your company and your personnel to prevent and, if needed, respond to food cargo theft. In this session, you will:
Who Should Attend
Dr. John Ryan holds a Ph.D. in research and statistical methods. He has been working on transportation food safety issues since 2011 after retiring from his position as the administrator for the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture's Quality Assurance Division where he headed up Hawaii’s commodity inspection, food safety certification and measurement standards service groups. He has won awards for traceability technology for his visionary...
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