Is Your Food Defense Plan Ready?

August 5, 2019 Bob Strong

The FDA has published a rule intended to prevent intentional adulteration from premeditated acts that can cause damage to public health. This rule is based on identifying mitigation strategies for each facility, analyzing vulnerabilities and establishing mitigation procedures to reduce the possibilities of illness or death as a result of an attack. So... have you integrated food defense strategies into your food safety culture?

During this webinar, we'll discuss the food defense plan requirements, including:

  • FDA Code of Federal Regulations Requirements to prevent intentional adulteration
  • Compliance dates
  • Food defense plan requirements definitions
  • Flow diagrams
  • Vulnerability assessments
  • Actionable process steps
  • Mitigation strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Corrective actions
  • Verification
  • Records
  • Training requirements and records
  • Key activity types
  • Threat elements
  • Q&A

About the Author

Bob Strong

Dr Bob Strong, Industry Leader, SAI Global Assurance, has over 48 years’ experience working in the food industry for companies such as Nestle, The Kroger Company and Steritech. Over 30 years Dr Bob has used this knowledge and experience to help train and consult many clients in both regulatory compliance and achieving GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) certification. Dr Bob’s goal is to make client’s food products better and safer so as to work towards decreasing food-borne illnesses outbreaks and deaths due to contaminated foods.

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