Ensuring the quality of food safety is an essential consideration in any food security program. Master your understanding of the new with the continued globalization of international trade. Take away specific solutions to:
Provide greater predictability and transparency in your food safety systems.
Inspectors use a combination of the onsite inspection and evaluation techniques for assessing compliance and evaluating the impact of non-compliance. Reduce your risk of non-compliance. Walk away with an action plan to:
Network and connect with as many people as possible in a short time! Meet your industry peers during this fast pace networking section of the summit. You will have three minutes per interaction to exchange business cares and chat to the new people before moving on. When the bell rings, you move on to the next person.
If you’re using steam in direct contact with your Food & Beverage process – and sometimes it is not so clear - it is imperative that you mitigate the risk of exposing your finished product to potentially harmful and costly contamination. Explore how steam is the most efficient method of transferring heat to your process, and how one could ensure it is free from contaminants. Gain insights to:
• Managing any potential risks of steam contamination occurring
• The Power of a Steam Quality Audit
• How an audit can help cut energy costs, improve productivity, product quality, and maintenance workload
Realize the benefits of a steam quality audit with your organization.
If you important food, plants or animals into Canada, the Single Window imitative will be of utmost importance to your business. Balance the needs of government departments and agencies with today’s globally competitive business environment. Gain insights to:
• Exploring the service options of The Single Window
• A simplified import process
• A decreased cost of doing business
Leverage the Single Window Initiative to move your business forward.
Verification and quality auditing of Sanitation Preventative Controls (SPC) and sanitation measures associated with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are critical components of a safe production environment. Ensure that your processes are being correctly verified and monitored. Gain insights to:
•Special imaging as an emerging technology for environmental monitoring
•Proper techniques and technologies for the detection of sanitation deviations.
•How audit results can be used as effective communication and training tools
Remain compliant by ensuring a quality audit of your sanitation processes.
The current fragmented approach within educating the food industry across sectors causes learning gaps, inconsistent skill development and unnecessary/ineffective spending of learning dollars. Perfect the training for your workforce with new resources. Source practical insights on:
Improve your collaborative and integrative efforts to better educate your workforce.
With more organizations focusing on the complete end to end process, from sourcing ingredients through gaining valuable consumer insights, the food journey is becoming increasingly complex. Discover the role that regulatory can play in support of faster and more efficient innovation and renovation. Gain insights to:
• How regulatory bodies are supporting these initiatives of innovation
• The impact on the industry in terms of sourcing, supply chain and impacts to the consumer
• Nestle Case study
Increase your understanding of the role of regulatory within innovation.
The change in cannabis regulations scheduled for October 2019 will effectively open the legal market up to dozens of new products. Prepare your business for the nuances that come with this legalization. Source practical tips and insights on:
Prepare your business for the newly legalized substance.
Plant-based meat is gaining popularity as it is developed in the lab without the need for factory farming. Enrich your understanding of this disrupting trend to ensure you don’t fall behind. Gain insights on:
• Exploring the impact of regulations will have on new plant-based meat alternatives
• Leveraging the benefits of plant-based meat and its sustainable implications
• Discussing the current regulatory challenges in the production of clean meat
Food fraud continues to cause the food and beverage industry to lose upwards of 40 billion dollars annually. Protect your consumers by leveraging the food industry’s ability to detect and combat fraud across supply chains. Source practical tips on:
Instill confidence into your efforts to combat food fraud.
Be inspired with a quick-fire session from some of our key sponsors. Find out how they solve your challenges, and get proven solutions to common issues!
Sustainable claims represent a trust that is built between food manufacturers and consumers. Ensure that you are complying with regulations when making sustainable claims on your products. Source practical tips on:
Legitimize and successfully monetize your claims of sustainability.
There is a lot of pressure to be compliant to food safety requirements as a result of the extensive impacts it can have on workers and the general public.
It however, is also important to be in compliance to EHS regulations. In this session you will gain insights to:
• The importance of knowing your EHS regulatory requirements
• The important differences to note between food safety and environment and health, and safety compliance
• How these 3 areas of compliance must work together to build a healthy and fully compliant business
Work smart to remain EHS compliant in your business.
Supplier Monitoring Programs are designed to ensure that products received are meeting defined Regulatory labelling requirements. Ensure the consistency of quality of your products by utilizing documented supplier monitoring data. Gain insights to:
• Identifying consistent and reliable vendors
• Increasing your purchasing power and the quality of your products
• ensuring products received meet the value of the products purchased
Meet regulatory labelling requirements with advanced supplier monitoring.
There is a growing trend towards diversified plant food based diets to achieve nutritional security, reduce the incidence of chronic diseases and also help the environment. However, only a small amount of plant specified contribute to 90% of world dietary energy. Grain composition is one of the factors effected by this underutilization that needs to be addressed to further diet diversification. Gain insights on how these underutilized plants can:
Improve human health with diet diversity.
This essential workshop is designed for regulatory and marketing practitioners looking to develop a solid foundation in allergen labelling regulations. Participants will acquire an in depth understanding in:
Develop tools to meet evolving allergen labeling regulations.
As labeling requirements change and consumers demand to see more of what they are eating, how will regulations impact the food industry? How do you sort through what is and is not expected to be on food labels? Explore why transparency is needed from regulators. Analyze how advertising will be affected and recall preparedness. Attend this workshop to address your labeling concerns with industry experts.
Take away key strategies for:
1. Labeling requirements
Gain a deeper understanding to ensure consumer satisfaction