GFSI Certification and Re-Certification Audits

(Webinar length:  1 hr 18 min)


Worried about your upcoming GFSI audit? Scrambling? Stressing about unexpected non-conformances? Concerned about the reaction of senior managers –and especially your customers?

The best approach is always to be open, transparent, prepared, and principled. By identifying and addressing potential issues up front, and keeping your key players involved at every stage, you will not only help your audit go smoothly, you will have a solid foundation for achieving your long-term goals of broad-based awareness and participation. And that is the root of a culture of safe food production.

In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Ensure your Food Safety and Quality programs are grounded and effective
  • Be audit-ready to present your plant, managers, programs, and procedures in the best possible light
  • Prepare yourself, your system, your staff, and your senior managers

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and catch your potential non-conformances
  • Prevent minor non-conformances becoming major ones
  • Maximize the participation of your department managers, supervisors, and staff: the people who know your processes best
  • Minimize the risk of dangerous surprises
  • Be ready to answer any question your auditor may raise
  • Turn your audit from a dreaded ordeal into a confident, organized, professional exercise which will build long-term strength

Who should attend:

  • Plant Management Team
  • Director / VP of Quality
  • Personnel new to food safety management
  • Internal Quality and Food Safety Auditors
  • Personnel responsible for implementing SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000, PrimusGFS, and other audit schemes
  • Food Safety & HACCP Managers
  • QA and QC Supervisors and Managers
  • Government and Regulatory Food Auditors

Presenter–Irwin Pronk:

Irwin is the owner of the consulting firm HACCP By Design. Prior to consulting he worked with both Pillsbury Canada and Maple Leaf.

He has worked with over 300 companies to implement food safety and quality assurance programs over the past 15 years and has taught over 10,000 individuals. He has worked on all sections of the supply chain from agriculture through animal feed production, food processing, distribution and food service. He is a resource for many clients with in-plant facilitation of HACCP & GMP programs (SQF, ISO22000) and is an ISO22000 Lead Assessor. Irwin was a contributor to the Quality Auditor’s HACCP Handbook (ASQ).. He was the winner of the OFPA’s Sanitarian of the Year award in 2005.

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Price $289.00