SQF North America Focus Day – Virtual

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  North America Focus Day Agenda – Wednesday, September 13

Presented as an online digital seminar. All times are in Central Time.

Time (CT) Presentation Speaker/Sponsor
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Carey Allen, VP Business Development – SQFI

Jon Lackie, North America Business Development Manager – SQFI

9:15 a.m. SQF Code Overview: System Elements for Recall Prevention and Top NC’s LeAnn Chuboff, VP Technical Affairs – SQFI
9:45 a.m. Recall Prevention: Microbial Hazards & Environmental Monitoring Jeff Lucas, Technical Director – Mérieux NutriSciences
10:30 a.m. 15 Minute Break
10:45a.m. Recall Prevention: Allergen Management/ Labeling Tracie Sheehan, VP Technical Services – Mérieux NutriSciences
11:30 a.m. Recall Prevention: Foreign Material Detection Nathan Baggio, Manager, Food Safety Vendor Audits – Costco Wholesale
12:15 p.m. Lunch and Networking
1:15 p.m. The Approved Supplier Program: Case Study in Supplier Recall Gary VanBreda, Director, Global Food Safety – McDonald’s Corporation
2:00 p.m. Root Cause and Corrective Action: Fostering food safety culture with a team approach Jeff Chilton, Vice President, Consulting – Intertek Alchemy
2:40 p.m. 20 Minute Break
3:00 p.m. Preventive Action: Avoiding the Top 5 Operator Errors Amanda Wilder, US Sales – Provision Analytics
3:45 p.m. The Value of a Strong Internal Audit Program Roger Roeth – Eagle Certification Group
4:30 p.m. Q&A Discussion and Closing Comments
5:00 p.m. Happy Hour – Networking Reception Sponsored by Eagle Certification Group

Full day, virtual event September 13, 2023, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Central Time). Join us for a virtual happy hour and trivia from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.!

Register early for $49 until August 25, 2023!

Who should attend?

  • Food Safety Leaders and SQF Practitioners
  • Sites preparing for certification or those wishing to improve audit performance.

You will:

  • Improve FSMS performance with data analyzing recall trends linked to audit non-conformance
  • Implement improvements to processes for risk management

We appreciate Mérieux NutriSciences, an SQF365 sponsor, for serving as our SQF Focus Day Host and helping us craft a meaningful agenda for food safety practitioners.

Register for the SQF Focus Day Here

Thursday, September 14

Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) Training Course (Part 2)

In conjunction with the SQF Focus Day, Mérieux NutriSciences is hosting a separate PCQI training course the following day on September 14, 2023. 

Hosted by Mérieux NutriSciences in MXNS Training Room, 13th Floor at 401 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611. Space for this full day course is limited to 16 people.

Register for PCQI Training

Regular course price for PCQI Training Part 2 is $499, but $399 for SQF Focus Day attendees.

Your $100 Coupon Code is SQFCHI2023.  Use this during your check out process on the Mérieux NutriSciences online check out. This coupon expires September 8th.

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