Foreign Supplier Verification: Importer Regulations & How to Protect Your Company

With the compliance deadline for FSMA’s FSVP rule swiftly approaching at the end of this month, Dr. Hilary Thesmar, VP of Food Safety Programs at FMI, and Joseph Bermudez, attorney and EVP of Berrian Insurance Group, a member of Leavitt Group, discuss the rule’s definitions, how to comply and how to work with your supply chain partners to avoid food …

Karen SicklesForeign Supplier Verification: Importer Regulations & How to Protect Your Company

Signing a New Trading Partner? Here’s Your Risk Reduction Checklist

According to Shawn K. Stevens, food safety consultant, attorney and co-founder of Food Industry Counsel LLC, the industry’s only dedicated food litigators, your good food safety practices begin by making sure the trading partners you sign ALSO actively practice good safety measures. If you missed the live webinar, catch up by viewing the archived session. Download additional information here: PDF copy of …

Karen SicklesSigning a New Trading Partner? Here’s Your Risk Reduction Checklist

Myth Busted: Food Safety IS Competitive

According to Shawn K. Stevens, food safety consultant, attorney and co-founder of Food Industry Counsel LLC, the industry’s only dedicated food litigators, your good food safety practices can provide you with an excellent opportunity to stand out from the crowd.  If you missed the live webinar, catch up by viewing the archived session. Download additional information here: PDF copy of the …

Karen SicklesMyth Busted: Food Safety IS Competitive

FDA Inspection Readiness: What to do Before, During & After Your FDA Inspection

According to Shawn K. Stevens, food safety consultant, attorney and co-founder of Food Industry Counsel LLC, the industry’s only dedicated food litigators, there are key steps you should take to prepare for your FDA visit, as well as recommendations for during and after the visit. If you missed the live webinar, catch up by viewing the archived session.  Bonus!  Access and download …

Karen SicklesFDA Inspection Readiness: What to do Before, During & After Your FDA Inspection

FSMA Sanitary Transportation Rule: 5 Ways to Simplify Compliance

Do you know if you are considered a shipper, loader, carrier or receiver? Or more importantly, if your role covers one or more supply chain functions, do you know what you need to do to comply with FSMA’s Sanitary Transportation Rule? Dr. Hilary Thesmar, VP Food Safety Programs with FMI helps you identify what role or roles you may play …

Karen SicklesFSMA Sanitary Transportation Rule: 5 Ways to Simplify Compliance

Who’s Getting Form 483s? Recent Issues You Can Learn From

According to Shawn K. Stevens, food safety consultant, attorney and co-founder of Food Industry Counsel LLC, the industry’s only dedicated food litigators, there are valuable insights from learning about why the FDA issues Form 483 Warning Letters to others in the industry.  If you missed the live webinar, catch up by viewing the archived session and check out key ways you …

Karen SicklesWho’s Getting Form 483s? Recent Issues You Can Learn From

Leveraging Your SQFI Audit Database to Automate Supplier Approval Programs…and More

Digging through files or binders to prepare for an audit getting you down? Are you looking to automate how you approve suppliers and maintain all the required regulatory and business documents? You’re in luck!  Your audit registration and results reporting are already managed using the technology that can help you expand audit compliance to your entire food safety program. As …

Karen SicklesLeveraging Your SQFI Audit Database to Automate Supplier Approval Programs…and More

FSVP – What Should be Verified, Whether You’re the Importer or Not

Do you have a Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) in place? Or more importantly, are you able to verify that your “Importer” has all the required records? Dr. Hilary Thesmar, VP Food Safety Programs with FMI helps you identify if you’re the “Importer” and what’s required to comply with FSMA’s FSVP rule. Importantly, if you are not the “Importer”, you’ll …

Karen SicklesFSVP – What Should be Verified, Whether You’re the Importer or Not

Leverage Your Supplier Approval Program to Proactively Reduce Your Risk

Managing risk no longer falls just to the risk managers in your organization. Food Safety managers are now on point to protect their companies as some are reporting that over one-third of all recalls are caused by ingredient suppliers. Are you employing strategies to adequately transfer risk? Your insurance coverage as well as your vendors’ coverage plays an important role …

Karen SicklesLeverage Your Supplier Approval Program to Proactively Reduce Your Risk

Recall, FSMA & Criminal Risk: How They Affect Your People & Your Brand

According to Shawn K. Stevens, founder of FoodIndustry Counsel, the industry’s only dedicated food litigators, whether you’re the food safety director, or the CEO, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk of being on the receiving end of legal litigation.  If you missed the live webinar, catch up by viewing the archived session and check out key ways …

Karen SicklesRecall, FSMA & Criminal Risk: How They Affect Your People & Your Brand