Food Fraud Prevention: Three Years of GFSI and Where We Are

Food fraud prevention has been around for a long time, but it really has only been just over three years since the formal GFSI requirements were established. This webinar will include the review of the current state of food fraud prevention and the most efficient ways to conduct a gap analysis for self-assessment of your compliance status.

Remote Auditing: Protecting Quality & Safety Now and in Our Next New Normal

Quality and Safety Organizations have completely altered their practices throughout the COVID pandemic. As new auditing methods have emerged, RizePoint has helped brands manage food safety in all areas of the food supply chain: Manufacturers, distributors, packagers, service providers and retailers. During this webinar, experts will share unique remote auditing options that are helping other brands protect the safety and quality of food now and into the future.

The More The Merrier: A Multi-Hurdle Approach to Detection

Prevention of foreign object contamination is a growing priority for food processors. Multi-hurdle approaches are becoming a more common method to foreign materials detection in processing plants. During this webinar, we’ll look at what a multi-hurdle approach can look like in different environments, along with the emerging set of technologies for automated inspection: Vision systems.

Food Integrity Virtual Conference

Globalization has increased the complexity of the food supply chain, thus increasing the focus on food integrity, as more opportunities for food fraud exist. During this event, experts will provide a brief introduction to food fraud, the role of food standards in preventing fraud, and how to conduct a food fraud vulnerability assessment.

What Matters to Consumers when Buying Food & Beverage Products, and What Do They See on Labels?

Consumer concerns for healthier lifestyles and for the environment have become major driving forces for forming food-buying intentions. This webinar presents results of research on consumer behavior and trust when buying well established and novice food & beverage product brands, as well as the impact of information on labels regarding products nutritional and health benefits, environmental impact of production and social responsibility of producers on consumer choices.

Food Safety Hazards Series: Salmonella Detection, Mitigation, Control and Regulation

Food safety experts will discuss challenges and tangible best practices in Salmonella detection, mitigation and control, along with critical issues that the food industry faces with regards to the pathogen. This includes the journey and progress of petition to USDA on reforming and modernizing poultry inspections to reduce the incidence of Salmonella and Campylobacter; Salmonella detection, mitigation and control; and a case study on the pathogen involving crisis management.

The FSSC 22000 Approach to Safety Culture

Among the updated requirements of the GFSI Benchmarking Document is the need to audit for evidence of a company’s commitment to ensuring the maintenance of a positive and fortifying Food Safety Culture. Elements, identified by the GFSI, include good communication, appropriate training, accommodation of feedback from employees, and capacity for performance measurement on food safety related activities.

Food Safety Hazards Series: Listeria Detection, Mitigation, Control & Regulation

The CDC estimates that nearly 48 million people fall ill and 3000 people die annually as a result of foodborne illness. Listeria is a concern due to the high percentage of fatalities that occur as a result of contracting Listeriosis. Many of these cases are preventable. During this virtual event, experts will discuss challenges and tangible best practices in Listeria detection, mitigation and control.

Food Safety Consortium Virtual Conference Series

The 9th annual Food Safety Consortium will bring together perspectives from different angles in food safety to discuss topics that include FDA and FSMA, supply chain challenges, and the lasting impact of COVID-19 and strategies for the industry to move forward. The event will take place as a four-week Spring and five-week Fall program. Both the Spring and Fall programs.