While basic principles of human food safety apply to pet foods, there are differences and challenges such as testing for allergens and pathogens – both of which, if present, can be serious for pet owners. Pet food safety expert and auditor at Eurofins Alan Baumfalk talks about what the pet food industry is doing to address these challenges.
Regardless of where you are in your Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) journey – at the starting line, just taking your first steps, or at the finish line – do you know WHY you are on the path you’re on? What is all the fuss over GFSI is about?
From the proposed third party accreditation rule, to GFSI audits, and needing more trained and experienced auditors, the process of auditing food facilities is undergoing a sea-change. What is the impact going to be on food companies, auditors, and the auditing process?
Are you ready for audit? Gary Smith, Director of training and improvement solutions at SAI Global, talks about the top 10 GFSI non-conformances for SQF & BRC audits.
When you are working with 3000 raw material suppliers and marketing products in 165 countries, how do you develop and implement food safety and quality programs that help assess, manage, and mitigate risk? Peter Begg of Mondelēz offers some thoughts.