Certification Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Tuesday, April 13th, 11 am Eastern, 10 am Central: Shifting Supply Chain Success: How Innovative Food Companies Manage Food Safety Risks

Proactive, innovative food companies have learned to anticipate supply chain and food safety risk and thrive despite the challenges of the pandemic. Speakers from Hello Fresh and FoodChain ID will cover themes of food fraud and ingredient risk assessment, remote food safety auditing, food packaging and virtual staff training.

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Previous Webinars


March 23rd, 2021: U.S. Hemp Authority® Certification Standard – Update for Version 3.0

This webinar covered the changes from version 2.0 of the U.S. Hemp Authority Certification Standard to the current version and also provided a brief history of the hemp/CBD industry and related legislation.

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November 18th, 2020: GLOBALG.A.P.: Good Agricultural Practice Certification Topline Changes

GLOBALG.A.P. is the world’s leading farm assurance program, translating consumer requirements into Good Agricultural Practices on farm. This free, interactive webinar offered an introduction to GLOBALG.A.P., considerations for remote practices during COVID-19, topline IFA version 5.4 standard updates and the timeline for future standard versions.

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November 12th, 2020: FDA Surveillance & Regulatory Update on Hemp & CBD

The FDA is monitoring the dynamically evolving hemp & CBD marketplace, and though it acknowledges the importance of regulation, it still has not initiated the regulatory process. Leading hemp and CBD regulatory experts discussed industry efforts and proposed legislation to legalize the use of CBD in dietary supplements and foods, as well as enforcement actions taken by the FDA.

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October 8th, 2020: Leveraging Technology for Blended & Remote Audits

As food suppliers and companies quickly adapt to the need for blended and remote auditing, food safety professionals are striving to keep up with standard expectations and the role of Information Communication Technology (ICT). This webinar discussed GFSI updates, learnings from blended audits and the use of audit and certification technology for current and future business needs.

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October 7th, 2020: Non-GMO Project vs. USDA Organic Certification – Which is Best?

Non-GMO Project Verification and USDA organic certification are two of the most prevalent labels in the market. When deciding which to choose, manufacturers need to understand consumer appeal, retailer demand, and the technical aspects of each. This webinar examined all of the above in a virtual roundtable format.

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September 30th, 2020: SQF Edition 9: Major Changes & Implications

As the food industry prepares for new GFSI benchmark requirements, SQFI and FoodChain ID previewed major changes to the SQF standards coming this fall for 2021 implementation. The panelists provided high level changes and the practical implications for sites preparing for Edition 9.

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June 23rd, 2020: Gaining Trust: The Value of U.S. Hemp Authority® Certification

The U.S. Hemp Authority® certification program is our industry’s initiative to provide high standards, best practices, and self-regulation of hemp/CBD products. Join leading industry experts in an engaging conversation about the hemp/CBD marketplace, regulation, and U.S. Hemp Authority® Certification.

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May 12th, 2020: U.S. Hemp Authority® Renewals Under Version 2.0

This webinar provides U.S. Hemp Authority® members with an opportunity to learn more about some of the new changes to the certification process. Processors, Manufacturers, and Brand Owners will gain a deeper understanding of what will be required for their re-certification process to go as efficiently as possible.

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