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A “One Team” Global Approach to Food Safety
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A “One Team” Global Approach to Food Safety

Walmart has set a goal to become a regenerative company—one that places nature and humanity at the center of our business Our approach to food safety exemplifies this strategy as we seek to go beyond compliance and work collaboratively with others to strengthen food safety systems Science based food safety is universal. Working as one global team positions us to enhance the safety of food around the world confidently and consistently One case study will be shared – the redesign of our Private Brand food safety program including the Product Design Hazard Analysis (PDHA) approach; there is a positive outcome…

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Developing Smarter Capabilities to Understand, Anticipate, and Prevent Food Safety Risk
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Developing Smarter Capabilities to Understand, Anticipate, and Prevent Food Safety Risk

Offering an overview of the analytics and data modeling that Starbucks Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) teams use to achieve excellence in their day-to-day operations Demonstrating the value of leveraging business metrics to anticipate and mitigate FSQA risk factors Illustrating the transformative power of listening and coaching – versus simply auditing and inspecting – to drive both employee engagement and positive FSQA outcomes — Tom Wiester VP, Global Food Safety & Science Affairs Starbucks Tom Wiester joined the Starbucks Coffee Company in 2018 as the Vice President of Global Food Safety & Science Affairs. He is also Vice Chair…

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Digital Solutions to Mitigate the Food Safety Challenges in a Global Supply Chain
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Digital Solutions to Mitigate the Food Safety Challenges in a Global Supply Chain

Recognizing the ever-changing environment and the myriad of challenges that food producers face globally every day, there is an urgent need for tech-enabled risk-based approaches to mitigate these risks to the enterprise This presentation provides an overview of how PepsiCo navigates this ever-changing environment as a business currently operating in nearly 200 countries with an expanding portfolio that includes everything from its billion-dollar brands such as Lay’s Chips and Pepsi-Cola Learn about how this multinational company reduces food safety, quality and regulatory risks to the enterprise by leveraging digital solutions to mitigate the food safety challenges in a global supply…

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Supplier Risk Management and Building Quality Culture within New Integrations
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Supplier Risk Management and Building Quality Culture within New Integrations

How do you establish, nurture, and grow a culture of Quality in the midst of organizational disruption and transformation? Understanding that while change starts at the top, it needs to be built from the ground up Discussing how suppliers fit into the larger conversation of both risk management and Quality Culture during M&A activity — Carolyn Nguyen VP Global Quality & Compliance Programs Mondelēz International Carolyn is currently the Vice President of Global Quality and Compliance Programs for Mondelēz International, with responsibility for driving consistency in Consumer driven Quality across all of Mondelēz ’s Internal & external manufacturing sites and supply…

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Leveraging People, Processes, and Systems to Ensure Food Safety and Quality Across a Global Supply Chain
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Leveraging People, Processes, and Systems to Ensure Food Safety and Quality Across a Global Supply Chain

How does Restaurant Brands International manages food safety and quality to ensure high standards across supply chains that stretch around the world? Illustrating how RBI uses systems and processes to allow better control and discipline implementing global standards Describing successful approaches to ensure the right balance between growth and control Discuss strategies and challenges to continuously upgrade our standards ahead of emerging threats and effectively rollout globally — Diego Beamonte VP Quality Assurance Restaurant Brands International Diego oversees the global quality, food safety, and nutrition teams for Restaurant Brands International, including Burger King, Tim Hortons, Popeyes, and Firehouse Subs brands. He…

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FDA Regulatory Update: Moving from Outbreak to Prevention
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FDA Regulatory Update: Moving from Outbreak to Prevention

Whole Genome Sequencing has revolutionized CDC and FDA disease attribution capabilities.  With better detection comes more outbreaks. The FDA is developing prevention strategies for food categories with recurrent attribution to disease.  These prevention strategies are an opportunity for all stakeholders to focus on prevention in that category. The FDA is ramping up to conduct Root Cause Analysis following foodborne illness outbreaks.  Our reports will communicate what we learn to help firms prevent a recurrence. — Mark Moorman Director, Office of Food Safety FDA Mark Moorman is the Director of the Office of Food Safety at the Food and Drug Administration…

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Technology, Digital Transformation and the Future of Quality and Food Safety
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Technology, Digital Transformation and the Future of Quality and Food Safety

How is technology changing the way we think about the manufacture of food and beverages? Illustrating the make-or-break power of data to let you see where to focus your efforts in real-time Making the business case that driving food safety, quality and compliance as well as meeting the needs of the customer necessitates an investment into digital quality, and that a failure to keep ahead of the curve will see our competitors pass us by Walking through real-world examples of how the digital transformation is making a lasting impact on day-to-day operations, our strategic capabilities, and the culture — Lee…

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The New Frontier for Food Safety in Produce: Data Driven Analytics and Insights Enhancing Traceability and Food Safety Programs
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The New Frontier for Food Safety in Produce: Data Driven Analytics and Insights Enhancing Traceability and Food Safety Programs

Discussing how the $8B growth in sales of fresh produce from 2019 to 2021 is driving our industry to innovate and modernize while nurturing consumer confidence in FSQ from seed to feed How are data-driven analytics and insights creating a step change in traceability and food safety programs? What is involved in building, maintaining, and continually improving these new capabilities? Working with our partners up and down the value chain from field to fork to share data and KPIs, maintain 100% traceability, comply with FSMA 204, and always seek to improve safety, quality, and the consumer experience Creating a culture…

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Raw Material Quality Management: Keeping Food Safe Throughout the Supply Chain
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Raw Material Quality Management: Keeping Food Safe Throughout the Supply Chain

Discussing some of the common challenges applying and bringing our internal FSQ best practices to external partners and suppliers locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure: Demonstrating that proactive measures are the only effective approach to keep chemical contaminates out of our ingredients and products How have our strategies evolved over time, and which factors are driving that change? Offering key lessons learned from the world’s largest food and beverage company that can be applied to any business that procures raw materials from third parties — David Clifford Director Food Safety Nestlé…

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Ingredient Agility is Brand Agility
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Ingredient Agility is Brand Agility

Today’s challenges can no longer be managed by a linear supply chain model. Meeting customer expectations for customized, sustainable products and fast deliveries in the midst of major disruption demands a different approach. Mastering ingredient data is key to managing the evolving supply chain Networked ingredients make that data visible, actionable, and shareable as your partnerships become more complex Leverage the shared language of networked ingredient data to take time and complexity out of your co-manufacturing relationships — Gary Illes SVP of Marketing and Business Development TraceGains Gary Iles is a technology leader and pioneer who has spent his career…

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Tackling Digitalization and Standardization in Environmental Monitoring
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Tackling Digitalization and Standardization in Environmental Monitoring

Neogen® has been digitalizing food safety environmental monitoring programs (EMP) for years and has seen best practices in both highly standardized organizations and those looking to take the next step Organizations are seeing major improvements in standardization in highly complex manufacturing environments. Digitalizing these areas is helping improvements in human capital aspects such as time to onboard, workload management, and efficiency Lastly, we’ll review some key product improvements within Neogen Analytics, and show how new data elements contribute to the promise of big data in food safety through aggregated product testing module — Joe Heinzelmann Director of Food Safety Digital…

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Unified QMS: Towards Predictive Quality
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Unified QMS: Towards Predictive Quality

Leading Food & Beverage companies are modernizing Food Safety & Quality with solutions that allow them to evolve their approach from reactive, to preventative and ultimately a predictive approach. This presentation will review some of the enablers for such a vision. We will address unifying assurance & control to have end-to-end visibility on Quality information. Secondly, we’ll discuss the creation of a single source of truth of master data, such as material specifications, material transactions and suppliers within such a solution. Finally, we’ll illustrate how a roadmap to predictive Quality can be implemented using some examples. How cloud-based solutions can…

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Fireside Chat: FSQ Leadership is About Connecting Expertise with Experience, Theory with Reality
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Fireside Chat: FSQ Leadership is About Connecting Expertise with Experience, Theory with Reality

Making the point that Food Safety and Quality only works when employees understand how it fits into their day-to-day working lives in a way that is meaningful for them Translating the science and theory of Food Safety and Food Quality into Food Culture that is everyone’s responsibility and everyone’s shared success Putting yourself in the place of a shopfloor employee: How much of your time do you spend thinking about FSQ, and how do you want FSQ’s requirements, expectations, and necessities communicated to you so that you will think and work with Food Safety in mind at all times? Exploring…

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Digitization and an Exciting Announcement for FSQ Professionals — A Conversation with Joe Heinzelmann and Luke Thevenet of Neogen
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Digitization and an Exciting Announcement for FSQ Professionals — A Conversation with Joe Heinzelmann and Luke Thevenet of Neogen

Joe Heinzelmann Director of Food Safety Digital Solutions Neogen Joe Heinzelmann began his career in nanotechnology. He has held various sales and marketing positions in the nanotechnology space until he joined Neogen in 2011. He’s been in food safety for over a decade, and at Neogen he’s held a variety of commercial roles. Currently Joe leads our innovation and digitalization efforts for food safety as the Director of Food Safety Digital Solutions, including Neogen Analytics. His undergraduate degree is from Albion College and has an MBA from Northwood University. Luke Thevenet Director USAC Product Sales Specialists Neogen Luke has more…

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