The Food Industry Business Roundtable
2021 Understanding Food Safety
Auditing and Inspecting
William Thomas Huntley, William Thomas Huntley & Associates
FIBR FOOD SAFETY COUNCIL MEMBER - LEAD TRAINER
- The food industry is changing rapidly and food plants are under external scrutiny by regulatory, third party, second party and internal auditors and inspectors.
Dates: TEMPORARILY POSTPONED
Time: 8a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Class Link and Materials: Will be provided prior to class start!
ATTENDANCE TO ALL VIRTUAL SESSION HOURS IS REQUIRED
TO COMPLETE & RECEIVE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
The food industry is changing rapidly and food plants are under external scrutiny by regulatory, third party, second party and internal auditors and inspectors. Compliance is the new game and how you comply is of utmost importance. This class will take you through the basics of auditing and inspecting. Understanding guidelines produced by regulatory entities, third party companies and corporate customers. Writing guidelines that work for your facility and meet your customers needs will be discussed. Examples will be used on how best to train employees to see the big picture and their importance in the food safety program. Examples of noncompliant issue for food safety will be used throughout the class. This class will be proactive so student participation is required, students are requested to bring audits or inspections they use to the class for review. Students will be provided with information on where to find answers to specific Food Safety auditing and inspection questions.
- 1. Short history of auditing and inspecting
- 2. FDA and the Preventive Controls Rule
- 3. Types of audits and inspections
- 4. Understanding GFSI and audit certification
- 5. Is certification required
- 6. Third-Party Food Safety Auditing and inspecting entities
- 7. Picking a Third-Party Audit Company
- 8. Understanding Guidelines
- 9. Writing Guidelines
- 10. Using Checklists
- 11. Preparation for internal and external audits and inspections
- 12. Auditor independence and Ethics
- 13. Who are your auditors
- 14. Picking the right employees
- 15. Training new and existing auditors and inspectors
- 16. Managements Role
- 17. Responsibilities
- 18. Starting and Closing meetings
- 19. Audit
- 20. Inspection
- 21. Non-compliant issues
- 22. Root Cause Analysis the basics
- 23. Corrective Actions and Preventive Action
- 24. Questions and Answers
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