BRCGS Materials Packaging Issue 6 was published in August and audits start next month in February 2020. While the Standard continues to focus on risk analysis-based safety programs and supporting quality management systems, it's evolved to better align with the Global Food Safety Initiative. There's now a significant focus on good manufacturing practices and better risk management through Hazard Analysis Risk Assessment (HARA) to prevent, eliminate or reduce product quality hazards. Join TraceGains and BRC Americas Director, John Kukoly, to learn about the central developments to the Standard and how to implement them. 

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FDA Labeling Requirements Webinar - 740x300

The Food and Drug Administration has announced a six-month grace period for compliance with its a final rule revising the nutrition labeling requirements for foods and dietary supplements. These revisions are meant to reflect the changes in science and dietary habits that have occurred over time. Join this webinar to learn more about how to demonstrate compliance during this period of enforcement discretion.

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Smart Alerts Webinar - 740x300 (002)

Join us to learn about our newest solution, Smart Alerts, the best source for Food, Beverage, and CPG industry regulatory, safety, incident, and fraud information. Globalization of ingredient sourcing has made it harder to identify bad actors and assure supply chain safety, quality, and traceability. Economic adulteration, fraud, and incidents like pesticides and heavy metals can occur without warning causing delays and hefty penalties. Manually reviewing multiple sources for regulatory status and issues is slow and allows problems to go undetected. In this webinar, we’ll demonstrate how Smart Alerts monitors threats and regulatory risk for your supply chain in real-time.

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Strategic Compliance for the CBD Supply Chain: Dos and Don'ts

The Hemp-derived CBD category is undergoing explosive expansion and the market opportunities are enormous, but what is the regulatory path going forward? More is known about the Don'ts, but there are some clear Dos and some strategic Dos to consider. This webinar will explore the landscape surrounding the development of GMP standards, how federal agencies view CBD now, what federal compliance for CBD products may evolve into, and risk considerations for industry members as they navigate the supply chain process.


Labeling Changes 2020

The final rule on compliance dates for updating Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts labels is extended to until January 1, 2020.  Despite the extension, manufacturers and labeling executives alike risk missing the new compliance date because the priorities of the manufacturers and labeling executives aren’t always the same. ESHA Research regulatory director discusses clarification of the changes and the challenges they present plus provides tips on how to establish a unified approach across your supply chain to ensure compliance.

Food Regs 101

Food Regs 101 cover the basics of Food Regulations so your employees don’t have to struggle to learn about them the hard way. FDA attorney Marc Sanchez discusses the primary regulatory agencies in the U.S., what is regulated and why, sources of law, and practical suggestions to put regulatory knowledge into practice.

FSSC 22000 Version 5 Update

FSSC 22000 published a newly developed Version 5 update to the GFSI scheme in June 2019.  Watch this webinar to understand the major differences and how to best implement the changes standard to your Food Safety Management System. 


Chemical Food Risks

Food and beverage products may contain mixtures of thousands of individual chemicals that confer a variety of characteristics, including texture, flavor, color, and nutritive value. Watch this webinar hosted with regulatory expert, Martin Slayne, to learn about current issues surrounding chemicals in food and how to effectively assess, manage and communicate risks associated with them.

Evaluating Risk for Your Supply Chain

For many food, beverage, and supplement companies, maintaining end-to-end visibility of their supply chains remains difficult.  To protect a business, periodic evaluation of the supply chain is vital. In fact, GFSI certification and FSMA regulations require supplier approval, monitoring programs, and risk assessments to maintain compliance.  Join Matrix Sciences and learn how to boost visibility and ensure your supply chain is compliant and audit-ready at every stage.

Natural Doesn't Always Mean Safe

U.S. consumption of dietary supplements is on the rise and shows no sign of slowing down. Consumer confidence must be protected to ensure future success. Tim Lombardo, Lead Staff Scientist with Eurofins Food Integrity & Innovation, discusses top “at risk” supplements, as well as the increasing availability of CBD-infused supplements and the current FDA position for each.

Bioengineered Food Disclosure

Anyone responsible for food labeling and regulatory compliance that needs to understand how the new labeling requirements for bioengineered foods and ingredients will impact their products will appreciate this timely update. Join AIB International’s Food Labeling Services Manager, Elaine Meloan, for this bioengineered food labeling training with real-world examples.

FSMA Intentional Adulteration Final Rule

The FSMA Intentional Adulteration final rule goes into effect this July. The essential part of this rule is that an establishment must have a fully implemented and effective Food Defense Plan. Bill Theis of Quality Culture Partners discusses how to prepare your food defense plan and ensure your business is protected from harmful intentional adulteration.

Examining Dairy Challenges

The future holds both challenges and opportunities for dairy producers and dairy processors. The question many producers and processors are asking is “What must I do to stay competitive?” In this webinar, we’ll be taking a deeper look into the challenges the dairy industry is facing and taking a closer look at dairy management, supply chain traceability, contamination, facility risks, and more. You’ll receive valuable information to learn the latest market insights and find ways to start sourcing suppliers and ingredients more easily.

Recipe for a Successful PCQI Team

F&B companies are required to have a certified PCQI as part of the Food Safety Program, but it is still up to the entire business to understand and follow the rules. Join this webinar to discover similarities and differences between the HAACP and FSMA Food Safety team and who in the company should be part of the cross-functional team. Understand the specific rules and responsibilities of the PCQI team and have your questions answered by a leading FSMA, HAACP instructor and consultant.

BRC Issue 8

The requirements of the BRC Global Standard Issue 8 published August 1, 2018 were an evolution from the previous issues with a continued emphasis on management commitment, a HACCP-based food safety program, and supporting quality management system. The continuing objective has been to direct the focus of the audit towards the implementation of good manufacturing practices within the production areas with additional emphasis on areas which have traditionally resulted in recalls and withdrawals (i.e. label and packaging management). Watch this webinar to learn about the key changes and how to remain compliant. 

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