In Ontario, agri-food businesses have an excellent track record for producing safe, high-quality products. Food safety is critical for anyone operating a food-based business, therefore, performing routine training and other food safety programs is essential to success.
On April 24, 2017 Mentor Works will participate in a workshop on Food Safety Program Optimization. Event attendees from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) will learn how to implement or improve Global Food Safety Initiatives (GFSI) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) programs. There will also be a detailed discussion on government funding programs to accelerate the growth of food processors.
Register for the Food Safety Optimization workshop in Mississauga, Ontario. Insights gained during this session may help to avoid costly mistakes in the future; consider how the implementation of food safety programs could benefit the long-term prosperity of your organization.
Food Safety Program Optimization Workshop Details
On April 24, 2017, Ontario food processors are invited to attend an informative, interactive workshop about using food safety programs. Companies can learn how to make their organizations more sustainable through best-practices at both the management and operational levels.
Attendees will discover the importance of developing and/or implementing GFSI and HACCP programs to ensure Canadian food safety standards are met. In addition, business owners and executives will be exposed to current government funding opportunities supporting technology adoption initiatives.
Food Safety Program Optimization: Event Hosts
The Food Safety Program Optimization workshop will be led by SGS Canada Inc. and Food Technology Consulting, two global leaders in food consulting.
- SGS Canada Inc: International leaders in the inspection, verification, testing, and certification of food products.
- Food Technology Consulting: Experts in Canadian food legislation and the most common safety programs.
Key Event Takeaways
The Food Safety Program Optimization event will teach business owners how to:
- Become GFSI and HACCP certified;
- Reduce the cost of third-party training programs; and
- Adopt food processing technologies to improve food safety.
Gordana Halbreiner, Co-founder – Food Technology Consulting
Gordana Halbreiner is a co-founder of Food Technology Consulting. She is a Food Science Engineer with more than 25 years of experience in food and packaging processing, along with regulatory affairs. In her role, provides consulting services on both federal and provincial HACCP Systems as well all GFSI programs (BRC/ SQF/FSSC 22000/IFS PacSecure).
She is a certified internal auditor and an approved training provider for the BRC, HACCP, and IFS PACsecure programs.
Victor Muliyil, Food Technical Program Manager – SGS Canada Inc.
Victor Muliyil is the Food Technical Program Manager, SGS North America. He is responsible for development and upgrading of SGS food safety training courses, audit procedures and audit team technical management. Victor is the primary technical contact for human and animal food safety training and audit programs, including GFSI approved schemes, HACCP certification, and ISO 22000.
Victor possesses over 30 years of experience in food safety management system development, training, implementation and auditing, laboratory management and quality assurance management.
Alexandra (Alex) Barlow, Business Development Executive – Mentor Works Ltd.
Alex Barlow is a Business Development Executive at Mentor Works Ltd., that has always been interested in helping others. combines her natural curiosity with an expertise in Canadian Government Funding to provide companies with financial advice tailored to their business strategies.
Since joining Mentor Works Ltd in 2012, she has helped access over $25M in funding for businesses across Canada.
Register Now: Food Safety Program Optimization Event
Ontario food processors can learn how government funding improves the function and safety of food businesses by attending for the Food Safety Program Optimization workshop. Register for the event now:
Date: Monday, April 24, 2017
Time: Session 1: 9:00am – 11:30 am, Session 2: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: SGS Canada Inc., 6490 Vipond Drive, Mississauga, ON