Demystifying GFSI and Food Safety Certifications

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Conference Date
Wed, Mar 11, 2015
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Understand the Nuances of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and Get Guidance to Prepare for Food Safety Audits of Varying Complexity.

Supply Chain – Food Safety – Brand Protection. These are some of the many buzz words circulating within our internal and external organizations. In today’s global marketplace, consumers demand excellence and because of this expectation, supply chain partners actively seek verification of your food safety system. This is often achieved through an independent examination of your business.

This presentation with expert speaker Anne Sherod will highlight the foundation for an audit, the nuances of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), and provide a baseline guide for preparation that can be leveraged for audits of varying complexity. The presentation will also highlight some recommendations for audit selection, managing the process, creating buy-in with fellow department leaders, and continuous improvement.
 
It will provide you with the information you need about the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and help you prepare well for food safety audits.

Training Objective:

This session will address the following important questions: 

  • Why are audits important to both the client and the auditee?
  • What is GFSI scheme certification and what are the benefits?
  • How to manage the certification process and promote collaboration within our team?
  • What are the practical applications of an audit and how is it used to enhance continuous improvement?

This webinar will help you understand:

  • By the end of this session, you will be able to identify the differences between inspections versus certification audit and be equipped with the information to make the best selection for their firm.
  • Learn steps to appropriately manage the audit process from inception to completion.
  • The session will provide guidance for food safety/quality and procurement professionals to develop the philosophy to drive and maintain food safety within their organization.

Who should attend

  • Food Safety and Quality Managers and Directors
  • Brokers, Importers, and Brand Owners
  • Procurement / Purchasing Agents
  • Other Supply Chain support staff members, Document Coordinators, and Reviewers

 

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About Our Speaker

Anne Sherod - Food Safety Auditor

Anne Sherod is a Director of Food Safety with The Acheson Group.  With her 14 years of experience in food and dietary supplement manufacturing, Anne has led successful teams in the areas of Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory compliance in manufacturing, for both corporate and retail settings. Specific areas of focus include prevention and preparedness like HACCP, current good manufacturing practices, food and dietary supplement labeling, GRAS notifications,...   More Info
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