Agenda - Day 2

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10:00 am

10:00 am

Enter Networking Lounge, Connect with Your Industry Colleagues

  • Get a good start on the day and make connections with industry leadership
  • Join “drop-in” roundtables on most topical issues
  • Schedule 1-2-1 video meetings with peers
  • Gather essential content at virtual exhibit booths

11:00 am

11:00 am

Setting Today’s Plan from your Host

Gather your learning take-aways and key highlights of this event to map the current situation and help in achieving success from today’s event.

11:05 am

11:05 am

Keynote

A genomics toolbox for Food Safety

Genomics — the study of genes and their functions — has wide-ranging applications for the food industry. Source insights from leaders in the field to better understand how genomics can protect your food. Gain exclusive insight on:

  • Developing tools for the rapid detection and identification of pathogens
  • Applying genomics to trace-back investigations
  • Using genomics to prevent outbreaks

Develop a strategy to create a safe environment for food with genomics.

11:30 am

11:30 am

Industry Insights: EUROFIN

Environmental Monitoring Best Practices for Pathogen Control

Source best practices for environmental pathogen control.  This presentation will provide insights on

  • Regulatory and customer expectations for why environmental monitoring may be an important food safety task for those in the food manufacturing industry
  • Key systems details on proper identification of manufacturing and environmental controls, appropriate testing targets and appropriate validation and verification monitoring activities
  • Leave equipped with useful strategies for implementing, improving and fortifying your EMP plans.

12:00 pm

12:00 pm

Case Study

GRAS – More Than Just Regulatory Slang

The FDA Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) process remains the mainstay by which ingredient manufacturers bring new innovative ingredients to the US market.  While the process can be a detailed, transparent and effective means for regulatory substantiation, it has received its share of criticism and can be difficult to understand for ingredient developers outside of the US. Gain insights to:

  • The perspective of a large ingredient supplier on how the GRAS process can be effectively leveraged
  • How this perspective can provide transparency for regulators,
  • A look at how this impacts CPG customers and consumers.

Understand GRAS as more than just regulatory slang.

12:30 pm

12:30 pm

Track, Trace and Comply for Competitive Advantage

Food Supply challenges are inherent as collaboration between disciplines is often described as ineffective.  Small errors lead to big risks and hesitation, yet with consumers — 63% want new products faster and 61% pay more for higher quality.

Source insights on:

  • Managing your business for safe, quality food
  • How modern technology is helping businesses to safety scale with speed and adaptability
  • How to trace, track and comply for competitive advantage.

1:00 pm

1:00 pm

Case Study

An update on the innovations and developments at the Research Institute for Food Safety, Department of Food Science at the University of Guelph

1:30 pm

1:30 pm

Tools to Protect Your Brand and Automate Supply Chain Risk Management

With its large economy and diverse consumer base, the United States can be a lucrative market for food and beverage exporters.  However, the regulations for exporting to the United States can be daunting and making mistakes early on can quickly put you on the U.S. FDA radar.  In this presentation, Registrar Corp will show you tools to protect your brand by minimizing US detentions and identifying unauthorized shipments associated with your FDA registration number (grey marketing), as well as how to monitor your supply chain for compliance issues that may affect your shipments.

2:00 pm

2:00 pm

Fire side chat

Identify New Regulations for Natural Food Products to be Compliant

Be informed on the framework of natural health products’ claims and added substances. Determine how you can innovate within the latest rules. Create a strategy to:

  • Learn how your products meet the criteria
  • Identify the investment necessary to update your products
  • Clarify what ‘natural’ means from a regulatory standpoint

Develop a roadmap to be compliant and gain insight on guidance for supplemented food.

2:30 pm

2:30 pm

Case Study

Ensuring the Safety of New Plant-based Products

Increasingly, consumers are demanding new plant-based meat substitutes. Ensure the safety of these new products while meeting your consumers demands. Gain expert insights on:

  • How to produce plant-based meat alternatives while meeting regulatory requirements
  • Avoid cross-contamination from actual meat sources or allergens
  • Ensure the safe and proper preparation of artificial meats by end users

Take advantage of the plant-based trend while ensuring the safety of your products.

3:00 pm

3:00 pm

Food Safety

Case Study

Combat Food Fraud to Ensure the Integrity of Your Food and Your Brand

Fraud is a major concern for consumers and food companies alike. Protect your consumers and your reputation by identifying and preventing food fraud in the supply chain. Gain expert insights on:

  • Developing an auditing system to preserve the integrity of your food
  • Tracking the origin of food in the supply chain to improve transparency
  • Selecting the right suppliers, domestically and internationally, to ensure you are purchasing legitimate products

Improve your ability to detect and prevent food fraud to ensure the integrity of the food supply chain.

3:30 pm

3:30 pm

Key Take-Aways and Summary of Day 2 from your Host

Hear the key solutions and take-aways from today’s sessions. Source a summary of actions points for you to implement. Learn about the key highlights and content for tomorrow.

3:35 pm

3:35 pm

Networking Extravaganza and Virtual Happy Hour!

  • Meet informally with fellow delegates in “Drop-in” virtual roundtable chats.
  • Engage in 1:1 video conversation with peers or vendors.
  • Connect with fellow delegates as “recommend matches” based on similar interests and business objectives.

3:45 pm

3:45 pm

Conference Day 2 Adjourns

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