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Webinar Designing Effective Food Safety Management Programs For Gfsi Schemes

Nänikon, switzerland. September 23, 2011. Leading supplier of precision instruments and services mettler toledo is partnering with sgs, the world&rsquos leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company to present a joint webinar entitled &ldquodesigning effective food safety management programs for gfsi schemes&rdquo. The october 27, 2011 webinar requires preregistration and is free of charge.retailers, food manufacturers, foodservice companies, industry associations and governments all have one thing in common when it comes to food safety. They recognize that consumers&rsquo confidence dropped to an all time low after a number of public food crises scared consumers and the industry during the last couple of years.with consumer concerns on one side and expanding regulatory requirements on the other, food processors can find themselves caught in a web of media attention that saps employee morale and binds executive resources.

Documenting manufacturing processes under uniform standards such as brc, ifs, iso 22000 and sqf 2000 can help put corporate focus back where it belongs on production by making processes as transparent and safe as possible.this cohosted webinar will address comparison between the major gfsi approved standards, how to design an effective food safety management program and some common certification obstacles.

Participants will also discover how mettler toledo can support certification efforts in the areas of enhanced materials traceability, hygienic equipment design, quality data management, improved foreign body detection, appropriate equipment qualification & calibration and legal metrology all of which target auditproof processes and enhanced productivity. &ldquodesigning effective food safety management programs for gfsi schemes&rdquo will be held twiceoctober 27, 2011 at 1000 &ndash 1100 gmtoctober 27, 2011 at 1600 &ndash 1700 gmt presentersvictor muliyil, ssc food technical manager sgsurs berli &ndash market manager food, mettler toledoregistration is free and can be completed online about the presentersvictor muliyil, food technical manager, sgs ssc north america serves as the primary sgs technical contact for food safety programs, including gfsi approved schemes and iso standards.

He is an accredited multisector food safety program lead auditor and trainer for fssc 22000, brc, sqf 10002000, iso 22000, haccp and iso 9001. Victor is also responsible for development and upgrading of sgs food safety training courses, audit procedures and audit team technical management.

 He has over 26 years of experience in analytical laboratory management, quality assurance management, food safety management system development, implementation and Urs berli, market manager food industrial division is responsible for food markets within the mettler toledo industrial division. He has multiple contacts and projects with blue chip and small&medium food companies around the globe and a broad knowledge in application of weighing and inspection equipment across food manufacturing processes. Urs has over 30 years of experience in r&d, business development and project management in the weighing industry. 

About sgssgs is the world&rsquos leading verification, inspection, certification and testing company. Recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity, they employ more than 67,000 people and operate a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world. For more, visit about mettler toledomettler toledo is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and is the world&rsquos largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. Mettler toledo provides weighing solutions that help customers by automating processes, increasing yields, controlling product quality and complying with industry standards and regulations.

 For more, visit media relations contactmarielouise hupertepr program managermettlertoledo international inc.telephone 4144944 33 85email click to contact marielouise hupert by email marielouise.hupert@mt.compatrick mullennorth american marketingsgs north america inc.telephone 1 201 5083014email click to contact patrick mullen by email