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Recall planning & risk assessment courses

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Food Safety GFTC courses Guelph Food Technology Centre NSF-GFTC recall planning courses 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.

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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