Developing and implementing an integrated management system that encompasses food safety and quality standards requires good communication, appropriate team members, regular audits and assessments, and buy in from leadership. Here’s how to get started.
The agency’s proposed changes come in response to the foodborne illness outbreaks over the past few years that have been suspected to come from pre-harvest agricultural water.
Food-shopping patterns have clearly changed over the past year and a half, and the agency is working with local, state and federal partners to ensure that food safety is not compromised.
Being approachable and available, helping others help themselves, and being known as champions of food safety and quality are practical ways any food safety and quality leader can be the face of food safety leading their organization to the food safety culture they crave.
The psychological well being of employees has become a key factor in performance and productivity at work. To assist organizations with best practices in addressing employee well being, the ISO 45003 standard has been developed.
Packaging design and material choice can significantly impact food safety. Food and beverage manufacturers are experimenting with new materials and strategies to create safer products.
Kathleen Wybourn, DNV Director, Food & Beverage Supply Chain and Product Assurance, North America, discusses maturity levels of food safety culture, along with how organizations can further develop their culture.
Experts will discuss how labeling information can impact consumer behavior and trust.
There are many common pitfalls resulting in non-conformances during a typical audit. Don Milne, DNV’s Food and Beverage Sector Manager and Senior Lead Auditor qualified in FSSC 22000, BRC, ISO 9001, RSPO and formerly an executive manager with extensive experience in the TIC (Testing, Inspection and Certification) and years in the food industry at multinationals talks about his observations at the companies he audits.
Having high aspirations and career goals requires disciple both at work and at home. It is important to build a strong network of others who can support you.