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Recall planning & risk assessment courses

NSF-GFTC hosts a pair of courses designed to provide product manufacturers the ultimate protection when bad things happen and how to best avoid the bad things.

May 29, 2015
by Canadian Packaging staff

The NSF-GFTC is offering a pair of courses to better prepare manufacturers when recalls happen and how to avoid the problems through better preparation.

Hosted at the Guelph Food & Technology Centre in Guelph, ON., these one-day courses are designed for Food Safety Personnel, Global Food Safety Coordinators & Managers, HACCP Coordinators and team members, Ingredient Suppliers, Owners/Operators of Food Businesses, QA/QC Managers, Technicians & Supervisors, Quality Auditors, Quality Systems Coordinators, Risk Management Personnel, and Supply Chain Managers.

Recall Planning and Preparation: Developing your Recall Plan
June 9, 2015
Prepare for the possibility of recall and ensure the ability to remove product quickly and effectively from the marketplace. A comprehensive recall plan will ensure you can retrieve product from the supply chain and consumers in an efficient and cost-effective manner and is a HACCP and GFSI requirement. Understand the requirements and your responsibility to prepare for and execute a recall, should the need arise. At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Describe food products recalls and what triggers a recall;
  • Develop a recall plan and map the recall plan development process;
  • Understand the steps to achieve effective recall management;
  • Identify ways to recover from a recall

Cost: $550 – Regular; $499 – Member
Click HERE for more information and registration.

Risk Assessment and Food Safety
July 17, 2015
Risk assessment is a scientific and structured method of identifying, evaluating and estimating the level of risk involved in a process to determine an appropriate control process. This course will provide a thorough understanding of the risk assessment methodology and the practical steps to carrying out risk assessments for food safety. At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the reasons for doing a risk assessment;
  • Define various tools and methods for risk assessment;
  • Discuss steps in food safety risk assessment;
  • Differentiate between the decision tree and quantitative approach to risk assessment;
  • Integrate risk assessment with the various GFSI standards.

Cost: $550 – Regular; $525 – Early Bird (before June 26); $499 – Member
Click HERE for more information and registration.

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