SEP 07

FDA FSMA Preventive Control Validation: Cross And Contact Contamination (Allergens)


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  07 Sep 2017 through 07 Sep 2017


  Online Event

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  AtoZ Compliance


  Medicine & Health > Public-Health

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Key Take Away Allergen cross contact and cross contamination can occur anywhere throughout the entire food supply chain. Overview Allergens continue to play a significant role in causing human illness and death. While labeling requirements established by the FDA have been in effect for some time, recalled food in today’s marketplace is very often the result if inaccurate allergen labeling that does not declare allergenic ingredients. Under the FDA’s FSMA preventive control rules, allergens get special attention. They cannot be seen and are rarely tested for in spite of the fact that allergens come from many sources and are often associated with cross contact and cross contamination. Preventive control, sanitation and transportation rule requirements are not yet in place to adequately protect consumers from the potential deadly impact of ingested allergens. Why Should You Attend It is required that FDA FSMA preventive control plans include hazard analysis for allergen plans include incoming, in-process and outgoing ingredients, packaging and labeling and cross contact prevention is validated in the validation plan. Areas Covered In This Webinar • Allergen controls under the preventive control rules • The difference between cross contamination and cross contact • Farms, processing, packing houses, processing lines, truck trailers and containers • Hazard analysis • Sanitation • Supplier qualification • Packaging and labeling Learning Objectives You will be able to • Understand basic allergens • Establish a potential hazard analyses throughout food processes (process flows) • Identify preventive control measures • Establish preventive controls • Set up allergen monitoring procedures • Develop procedures • Take corrective action • Document allergen cross contact and cross contamination plans and controls • Protect your company and personnel from lawsuits Who Will Benefit • Upper and Mid-level personnel from all registered food operations • Food safety team members • Food quality personnel • Managers and supervisors in food operations • Sanitation specialists and teams • Food packing, processing, distribution and handling personnel • Incoming packaging personnel • Labeling personnel • Food ingredient suppliers • Legal team members focused on food safety • Food safety leads and implementation team members • Maintenance operations personnel (sanitation) • Food facility personnel • Recall specialists • US Food Importers and Exporters to the US • Food Safety internal and external auditors and audit team members • Distribution center operations personnel • Carrier and food transportation management • Food Buyers and Supply Chain Qualifiers For more information, please visit : Email: [email protected] Toll Free: +1- 844-414-1400 Tel: +1-516-900-5509 Speakers Profile Dr. John Ryan Dr. John Ryan holds a Ph.D. in research and statistical methods and was a graduate lecturer at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He has recently retired from his position as the administrator for the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture's Quality Assurance Division where he won awards for his visionary and pioneering work. He is now the president of Ryan Systems, Inc. His companies test new cold chain technologies and train and certify food and drug transporters to Transportation Food Safety and Quality (TransCert) standards. His latest book is "Guide to Food Safety during Transportation: Controls, Standards and Practices". He has spent over 25 years implementing high technology quality control systems for international corporations in Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and the United States.

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04 August 2017
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