|By Marketwired .||
|June 24, 2014 03:15 PM EDT||
SAN RAFAEL, CA--(Marketwired - June 24, 2014) - SafetyChain Software, leaders in food safety and quality assurance solutions that Automate, Streamline & Improve FSQA™, is excited to announce a 3-part webinar series for companies certified in -- or interested in becoming certified in -- a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized food safety certification scheme. The series, called the "2014 GFSI Leadership Series: SQF, FSSC 22000 and BRC … the Road Ahead," features the North American leaders from three of the leading GFSI benchmarked schemes, who will discuss where their schemes are going, what it means and how companies should begin to prepare to get there.
Hear from the North American Leaders of SQF, FSSC 22000 and BRC, who will cover:
- What's new for SQF, FSSC 22000 and BRC this year
- Where they're going in 2015 and beyond
- How you'll be impacted by the changes on the road ahead … and why you should embrace these directions!
- How to start preparing today for tomorrow's SQF, FSSC 22000 and BRC -- including preparation for where they're going in terms of audits
- How each scheme helps prepare its members for FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
- Each leader will also take attendees' questions live
Registration for the series is complimentary and participants are invited to learn more and register for one or more of the webcasts by clicking on one of the links below:
SQF -- August 22 -- 10 a.m. PT
Featuring Robert Garfield, Sr. Vice President, SQFI
Click Here to Register for SQF Webinar
FSSC 22000 -- September 26 -- 10 a.m. PT
Featuring Jacqueline Southee, U.S. Liaison, FSSC 22000
Click Here to Register for FSC 22000 Webinar
BRC -- October 24 -- 10 a.m. PT
Featuring John Kukoly, BRC Americas
Click Here to Register for BRC Webinar
"As the global food supply chain has become more complex, and companies are struggling to comply with new regulatory challenges, such as FSMA, adhering to a GFSI recognized scheme has become a critical component of a comprehensive safety and quality program. We're very excited to bring this group of leaders to the series to help industry understand the direction of the major schemes, why change is important and how they should begin to prepare," said Barbara Levin, SafetyChain Senior Vice President & Co-Founder.
Rick Biros, Founder of Food Safety Tech, the series' media sponsor, added, "Food Safety Tech is proud to co-sponsor this series with SafetyChain. We are committed to being the leading online resource for food safety news and information, and there is a huge demand right now for strategies around GFSI. The 2014 GFSI Leadership Series is an important way to bring this information to the global food safety community."
Complimentary Whitepaper: GFSI -- Don't Hesitate to Automate!
All registrants will receive a download of SafetyChain's newest whitepaper, "GFSI -- Don't Hesitate to Automate," covering how to: automate robust GFSI programs -- ncluding approved vendor programs; be audit-ready on-demand -- even for unannounced audits; create a centralized repository of food safety and quality data for continuous improvement; and create ROI.
To learn more and register for SafetyChain's 2014 GFSI Leadership Series, with media-sponsor Food Safety Tech, visit: www.safetychain.com/GFSI-Webinar-Series
About SafetyChain Software -- Automate, Streamline & Improve FSQA™
SafetyChain Software is the leading provider of Food Safety Chain Management Systems (FSCMS) that help enforce Food Safety & Quality Assurance along a company's supply chain -- for what comes in, what they do with it, and where it's going next. It's leading FSCMS, SafetyChain for Food, helps food and beverage companies: Comply with regulatory, GFSI, customer and internal FSQA requirements; Ensure workflow, processes, and documentation; and Create central repository of FSQA data for trending, continuous improvement and audit readiness. www.safetychain.com
About Food Safety Tech
Food Safety Tech is an industry-specific eMagazine and Conference series serving the global food industry. Built on the platform of the next generation model for B2B publishing, Food Safety Tech delivers top quality content in a proactive manner through a weekly eNewsletter while maintaining a website, the eMagazine that stores the content providing easy accessibility. This hybrid model provides a two way street of digital communication to the global food industry. www.foodsafetytech.com
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