1. Food defense plan
IA establishes requirements to prevent or significantly minimize acts intended to cause wide-scale public health harm. The session will explain coverage, summarize requirements for facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold human food. Also, exemptions will be discussed as well as best practice approaches and Food Defense Qualified Individual detail.
FDA ‘s new Intentional Adulteration Regulation launched in July is a significance addition to the list of FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) requirements and the last of its foundational rules. The intent is to seamlessly augment existing systems for food manufacturers, however there are new requirements that must be incorporated.
Compliance dates, requirements, Key Activity Types (KAT), Hybrid Approaches, defining, de-risking and preventing an attacker, mitigation strategies, Fundamental Elements, creating a Food Defense Plan, point, step, or procedure (PSP), actionable process steps (APSs), Vulnerability Assessment, recordkeeping, Training, Food Defense Plan Builder, and other important details will be outlined.
President, QAS, (Quality Assurance Strategies, LLC), is private consultant for the Food and Beverage Industry specializing in Global Food Safety and Quality with expertise in Regulatory Compliance, Prop 65, Crisis Management, Business Integration and Due Diligence M & A Compliance Risk Assessments.
Formerly, Vice President, Food Safety, Weston Foods (WF), a GWL Canadian company and North American leader in bakery products. Transformed organization toward World Class Excellence for Food Safety within four years by framing Food Safety Roadmap Strategy for fast-tracking compliance to FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act), SFCA (Safe Foods for Canadian Act) and new NLEA (Nutrition Labelling Education Act) for US and Canada compliance.
Over 25+ years of food safety and quality experience, after holding successive senior positions with Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola, Best foods NA, Unilever, YUM! Brands and Quiznos (Board). Prior to joining Weston Foods, held position of Quality Director with Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods) in Europe, (Zurich, Switzerland) and Cadbury as QA Chocolate Director (Quality, Environmental, and Health & Safety) for NA/Europe/Global. Education: MBA (Dual), International Business and Management; BS, in Business Administration Mgt., St. Peter’s University.