Fighting Food Fraud: Operational Strategies to Mitigate Hazards in your Supply Chain

FoodChain ID Webinar -  Wednesday June 24, 10 am EDT

This webinar will provide attendees with an update on current food safety program requirements related to food fraud prevention, present recent statistics from our Food Fraud Database, and discuss tools available to assist with conducting a vulnerability assessment or hazard analysis. 

Attendees will gain insights into:

  • Food fraud basics: An introduction to food fraud
  • Food Fraud Database summary statistics
  • Food fraud vulnerability assessment process and tools
  • Factors to consider when putting in place a mitigation plan
  • Recent updates in the field of food fraud prevention and lessons learned
  • Elements of a food fraud program and common non-conformities

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About the Speakers:

Gary Smith

Vice President, Food Safety - FoodChain ID

Gary has an extensive list of professional certifications and industry memberships and has been active on a number of policy influencing committees. He currently serves as: Chair of the Food Safety Service Providers (FSSP), Advisory Board member for FSSC 22000, co-chair of food group of IAAR, a member of the Accreditation task force and Guidance document working group, a member of the GFSI, and as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee for SQFI. Previous committee work includes a Council III membership with the Conference for Food Protection.

Karen Everstine, PhD MPH

Senior Manager, Scientific Affairs - Decernis

Karen was integral to the development of the Food Fraud Database and continues to serve as technical lead and subject matter expert. She has served on a number of committees, including the AOAC Food Authenticity & Fraud Program working groups, the USP Expert Panel that developed the Food Fraud Mitigation Guidance, and is currently chair of the IAFP Food Fraud Professional Development Group. Karen completed her PhD and MPH degrees at the University of Minnesota where she received a DHS Career Development Grant. She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and trade journal pieces, and is currently co-editing a book on food fraud mitigation.

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