Basics of Compliance for Food Businesses
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Adhering to rules is essential to protect your business against compliance risks. For a business whose reason of being in the market is to generate profit for its shareholders this may represent a loss in earnings and lead to deceptive practices that are considered fraud. The objective of this webinar is to analyze basic concepts around the issue of compliance using a business perspective, explore alternatives to minimize the costs of compliance and to provide some examples on how these ideas are applied in the food and beverage sector.
Why should you Attend:To learn about the basics of compliance for food business.
This webinar is not about listing the regulations that apply to food business, but about reviewing the basics of compliance and presenting a rationale on how to engage leadership about the benefits of compliance to regulations as well as reviewing some fundamentals of the costs of compliance.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Areas of Compliance in Food Business
- Benefits of Compliance
- Convincing leadership and management
- Methods for Compliance with Food requirements
- Compliance and costs
Who Will Benefit:
- Food Safety and Quality Managers
- Food Safety Practitioners
- Global Traders
- Regulatory Officers
Oscar Rodriguez Gonzalez is an entrepreneur and consultant who manages Rodriguez-Gonzalez Services. His current credentials include Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Agrologist, Certified Food Scientist, Certified Sustainability Professional. He also obtained a PhD in Food Science (University of Guelph) and MSc in Biological and Agricultural Engineering (Texas A&M University) where his work with colleagues resulted in 10 scientific publications.
His areas of consulting include Food Safety Auditing, Continual Improvement, Energy Efficiency, and Sustainability Management applied to the Food and Beverages sector. His recent projects include: conducting a series of presentations at Process Expo 2013, winning a problem solving challenge with a team at IdeaConnection, performing Food Safety Audits by contract, assisting in the acquisition of SQF certification and a series of studies in the usage of Energy and Sustainability metrics in the Food and Beverage sector.