Small and mid-sized meat processors are increasingly being asked by their customers to go through 3rd party audits for a range of standards and practices. On this webinar, auditors explain what to expect from – and how to prepare for – audits for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), food safety, animal welfare, and certified organic. A processor with ample audit experience will also offer tips and perspective.
Date: April 5, 2011
Duration: 68 minutes
- Joe McCommons, Senior Supply Chain Auditor, The Steritech Group, Inc., Joe.firstname.lastname@example.org, (678) 570 7257 www.steritech.com
- Jim Riddle, Organic Outreach Coordinator, University of Minnesota, email@example.com, (507) 454 8310, localfoods.umn.edu
- Arion Thiboumery and Erin Lohmann, Lorentz Meats, firstname.lastname@example.org, (507) 263 3618 x238, lorentzmeats.com
Clear and precise, four-page fact sheet from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Food recalls due to risk of food borne illness cost the economy over $225B in the past two years.* That is only the economic cost, not the cost of lives lost, workers laid off, and people made sick. In response to the urgent need to make the food supply safer, and create more consumer confidence in the food supply, a whole economy of third party audit systems has arisen.