Certification Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

September 28th, 2-3 pm Eastern: The Top 3 Reasons You Are Not Prepared for NBFDS Compliance

January 1, 2022 is the mandatory compliance date with the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard. To comply, you must prove your ingredients and finished products do not contain GMOs or label them as Bioengineered. This informative webinar will share insights from FoodChain ID clients who thought they were prepared to comply with the law only to discover they had more questions than answers.

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Previous Webinars

September 14th, 2021: Update on Legislation and FDA Monitoring of Hemp & CBD

As the market continues to grow the industry moves forward, but the elephant in the room is will the FDA and other government agencies act and if so, how might this effect your business. This webinar provided the latest update on this question. Attendees will learn about 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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September 9th, 2021: How to Attain USDA Organic LPO Compliance

If you sell organic products in Mexico, you have until January 1, 2022 to comply with the Mexican Organic Products Regulation (LPO). To comply, all organic product imported to and destined to be sold in Mexico must be certified by a SADER/SENASICA approved Certification Body, such as AgriCert Mexico. Our webinar will review the requirements that must be met in order to sell your product(s) with the organic label in Mexico.

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August 17th, 2021: Building and Measuring Food Safety Culture

This webinar provided insight from two food safety experts on the requirements for food safety culture, with recommendations on how to recognize and improve your own food safety culture. The speakers pulled from food industry experience on initiation and continuous improvement of food safety culture.

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June 8th, 2021: Building Hemp/CBD Brand Credibility through Certification

Displayed by many leading hemp and CBD brands, the U.S. Hemp Authority® Certification is the program relied upon by the industry and consumers alike to demonstrate product transparency and safety. This webinar featured an overview of U.S. Hemp Authority® Certification, BRCGS, and cGMP’s, the similarities and differences of the three certifications, and how bundling services can save resources and reduce audit fatigue.

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May 6th, 2021: How to Efficiently Comply with the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

Time is running out to comply with NBFDS regulations. This informative webinar reviewed the evolution of the NBFDS, complexities of complying with the Standard, and prospective solutions to efficient and effective compliance.

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April 13th, 2021: Shifting Supply Chain Success: How Innovative Food Companies Manage Food Safety Risks

Speakers from Hello Fresh and FoodChain ID  covered themes of food fraud and ingredient risk assessment, remote food safety auditing, food packaging and virtual staff training.

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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

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

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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