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New FDA FSMA Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods 2017

Start Date:
Thursday, 16 March, 2017
End Date:
Friday, 17 March, 2017 4:30pm
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Course "New FDA FSMA Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods" has been pre-approved by RAPS as eligible for up to 12 credits towards a participant's RAC recertification upon full completion.Overview: Transportation and Logistics food transportation food safety rules are currently being finalized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Under congressional instructions, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requires the FDA to establish rules to improve, audit and enforce new food transportation rules.

The rules provide a significant focus on foods not completely enclosed by a container, risk reducing adulteration prevention, personnel training and certification, inspection and data collection, maintenance and reporting that provides evidence of compliance.In this two day workshop conference you will learn the legal requirements, how to develop a company plan that meets FDA and your customer requirements. You will review and learn how to establish appropriate temperature monitoring, sanitation, container test and traceability, training and data reporting procedures.New low cost GPS enabled traceability and temperature monitoring technology, EPA approved container sanitizers, washout technologies, temperature maintenance equipment, and food residue and bio-contaminant testing will be presented.The session will also review the future of transportation food safety in light of new and evolving technologies.

References to upcoming technology providers and Internet links to detailed information will be provided.Learning Objectives:Upon completing this course participants should:Understand upcoming US FDA Rules for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal FoodsBe able to use a simple checklist to perform a gap analysis between your current practices and new compliance requirements.Be able to develop and implement a company transportation food safety plan to close any gapsWrite and implement appropriate container (truck, trailer, sanitation, testing, container traceability and temperature monitoring procedures.Develop a Shipper/Carrier "Contract of Carrier" that meets FDA requirements.Know the different requirements for shippers, carriers and receivers.Understand "container" controls from the harvest level through final delivery.Establish simple, low cost complete data collection and reporting systems.Understand new food transportation standardsKnow which tools are required for food transportation sanitation controlsKnow where to get certification training for drivers and other personnelEstablish teambuilding between food safety and quality personnel to develop and implement changes to your current systemPrepare for food transportation audits and certificationUnderstand food safety, security and recall responsibilities in light of cargo theft, adulteration and temperature failuresLearn how to use your system to improve your marketing positionWho will benefit:This course is designed for food supply chain logistics and food safety and security personnel whose primary responsibilities include management, sanitation, quality and operations involved with handling incoming and outgoing food shipments, maintaining transportation equipment and tools, and purchasing or selling.U.S.

Food shippers, carriers, receivers and maintenance operationsFood importers whose food will be consumed in the U.S.Food handlersLogistics professionalsFood safety and quality professionalsTruck, rail and other maintenance personnel (reefers, doors, walls, ducts, etc.)Food safety lead and audit team membersFood security personnelRecall specialistsCompany sales and marketing personnelAgenda:Day 1 ScheduleLecture 1: Review of the FDA's proposed rules on the sanitary transportation of human and animal foods.DefinitionsResponsibilitiesLecture 2: Review of other international transportation food safety guidance and lawsLecture 3: The meaning of adulterationLecture 4: Review of StandardsManagementSanitationHazard analysis risk-based preventive controlsTraceability and temperature monitoringTrainingLecture 5: GAP analysisLecture 6: Learning what happens during cold chain food transportation through all processesFarmsAirShipTruckTrays and BinsLecture 7: Data, logs, forms and electronic record keepingLecture 8: Shipment cargo theft, security and recallDay 2 ScheduleLecture 1: Issues facing food importers and those buying from themLecture 2: Return on investment (ROI) and marketing advantagesLecture 3: Future technologies (trans-oceanic, satellite, etc.)Lecture 4: Afternoon practicum: Establishing an initial plan to implement your auditable systemChoosing which standards apply to your companyFlowcharting your processDetermining when and how you will perform a GAP analysisListing new procedures for your operationSelecting and assigning key personnelSpeaker: John RyanPresident, TransCert, QualityInFoodSafety, RyanSystems Dr.

John Ryan's quality system career has spanned the manufacturing, food, and transportation and Internet industries over the past 30 years. He has worked and lived extensively throughout Asia and the U.S. at the corporate and facility levels for large and small companies as a turn-around specialist. His clients have included Seagate Technology, Read-Rite, Destron IDI, Intel, and GSS-Array. He has consulted, taught at the university graduate level, and is a retired quality assurance administrator from the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture.

He holds a Ph.D. and has been involved in the quality profession for over 30 years on an international basis and in a variety of industries. He designed and piloted the United States first RFID enabled farm to retail traceability system in the nation while working with Motorola, Lowry Systems and other well-known industry companies. He has published over forty papers on quality systems and has recently published a book for Elsevier Press entitled "Guide to Food Safety and Quality During Transportation: Controls, Standards and Practices".

He previously published "The Quality Team Concept in Total Quality Control" with the American Society for Quality. He began Ryan Systems over ten years ago.Ryan Systems works with some of the world's leading equipment, hardware, software, training and integration companies in the business. We are closely connected with food safety and other audit activities and can begin an initial assessment of your capabilities and needs.

Ryan Systems works with partners whose products have proven themselves to be positioned for future quality system needs.Location: Seattle, WA Date:March 16th & 17th, 2017 and Time: 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM Venue: Courtyard Seattle Sea-Tac AreaAddress: 16038 West Valley Highway Tukwila Washington 98188 USA Price: Register now and save $200. (Early Bird) Price: $1,295.00 (Seminar for one delegate) Until February 15, Early Bird Price: $1,295.00 from February 16 to March 14, Regular Price: $1,495.00Register for 5 attendees Price: $3,885.00 $6,475.00 You Save: $2,590.00 (40%)*Quick Contact:NetZealous DBA as GlobalCompliancePanel Phone: 1-800-447-9407Fax: 302-288-6884Email:


Courtyard Seattle Sea-Tac Area 16038 West Valley Highway Tukwila Washington 98188 USA

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