Two informative SQFI events for those currently certified in or considering the GFSI scheme SQF
SafetyChain Software, leaders in Food Safety Chain Management Systems that Automate, Streamline & Improve Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA)™, is pleased to sponsor the SQFI Information Day Sessions with the first event kicking off in in New Brunswick, NJ on June 18, and SQFI’s Learning Lunch webinar on June 17.
SQF Information Day – June 18, 2015 – New Brunswick, NJ
SQFI’s information days are a series of one-day informative sessions for food industry professionals from all levels of the supply chain to discover the benefits of third-party food safety and quality certification. Attendees will benefit from specialty workshops on effective recall management plans, how to conduct internal audits, and an overview of the proposed Food Safety modernization Act (FSMA) rules and the tools SQF has to assist the supplier.
As part of SQFI’s information day, Barbara Levin, SVP and Co-Founder of SafetyChain will be leading a discussion on how to leverage technology to organize and automate audit management for facility, desk and unannounced audits. SafetyChain will also have a table for participants to learn more about how SafetyChain for GFSI™ is helping companies manage a robust GFSI program.
Food producers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers as well as food safety and quality experts, consultants, trainers, auditors, and food organizations are encouraged to attend. Information day will be held at Rutgers’ George H. Cook Campus Center and runs from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Those interested in learning more or registering and visit here.
SQF Learning Lunch – June 17, 2015 – Integrated Pest Management in Food Processing Facilities
SafetyChain Software is pleased to sponsor SQF’s Learning Lunch on June 17, 2015 with guest speaker John Barcay, Ph.D., Senior Scientist with Ecolab Pest Elimination Research and Development. This online session will address how companies can effectively manage pests that present a significant risk to food safety, basics on the biology and behavior of these pests along with methods to manage conducive conditions and eliminate pest infestations. Question and answer session to follow. This complimentary session is for those that are SQFI members only, begins at 12:00pm ET, and will last approximately 90 minutes. For more information or to register, visit here.
“Many SafetyChain customers are – or are preparing to become – SQF certified, and we are looking forward to sponsoring these informative events. We encourage all food industry professionals that are GFSI-certified with an SQF scheme, and those considering certification, to attend these sessions,” stated Barbara Levin, SafetyChain SVP and Co-founder.
For companies wishing to learn more about SafetyChain’s GFSI compliance capabilities visit: www.safetychain.com – or download our “How to Automate a FSMA-Ready Food Safety Plan” whitepaper here.
About SafetyChain Software
SafetyChain Software is the leading vendor of Food Safety Chain Management Systems that Automate, Streamline & Improve FSQA at all points along a company’s supply chain – upstream, downstream and internally. SafetyChain for Food™ includes integrated modules for Supplier Compliance, Safety and Quality Management, Regulatory and GFSI Compliance, Food Safety Audit Readiness and Mobile FSQA applications for smart phones and tablets. SafetyChain for Food is an affordable, cloud-based solution with hard-dollar Return on Investment, and is used globally by leading companies across all food industry sectors.
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About The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI)
The Safe Quality Food (SQF) program is recognized by retailers and foodservice providers around the world as a rigorous, credible food safety management system. It is the only certification system recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) that offers certificates for primary production, food manufacturing, distribution and agent/broker management. This enables suppliers to assure their customers that food has been produced, processed, prepared and handled according to the highest possible standards at all levels of the supply chain. Additionally as a division of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the SQF program incorporates continual retailer feedback about consumer concerns. This information is passed on to SQF certified suppliers, keeping them a step ahead of their competitors. www.sqfi.com