2020 Food Safety, Risk and Compliance Conference
Achieving world class food safety and compliance systems through sustainable practices
10 - 11 Mar 2020Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland
Workshop 1: Organic food safety standards compliance for import/export of organic products09 March 2020 | 1.00pm - 4.30pm
In this workshop you will learn:
- What markets are available for New Zealand products
- How existing certifications can be leveraged to meet the market requirements for key markets
- Ministry for Primary Industries export programme to regulated markets
- The Official Organic Assurance Programme (OOAP) regulatory requirements for export and how it unlocks the highest value-added market for food
- Key issues in meeting market access requirements of the country being exported to, where not covered under the OOAP
- How to access the unregulated markets for cosmetics, food, textiles, and personal care and how consumer expectations have never been more focused on principles inherent in certified organic products
- Will changing societal expectations towards organic products continue to drive organic production changes?
Workshop 2: Exporting food - navigating the regulatory maze12 March 2020 | 9.00am - 12.30pm
Understanding and complying with overseas market requirements must be a core part of your product development if your product is to be cleared for import into your destination market. At this workshop you’ll get an overview of the broad picture, together with a roadmap to help you navigate your products export regulatory journey. It will be useful to product developers and manufacturers of food, beverages, dietary supplements or pet food, who are new to export or wanting to export to new markets.
- Planning for export success - how will you approach the sometimes bewildering maze of regulatory requirements when countries all have their own minefield of laws, regulations and agencies you’ll need to deal with?
- NZ regulatory framework and how this applies to export - if your product complies with New Zealand requirements, will it then be straightforward to send it overseas?
- Using the Export Regulatory Roadmap to guide product development
- How does regulatory compliance apply to online trading?
Founder & Lead Consultant
Workshop 3: Allergen management - theory to best practice12 March 2020 | 1.30pm - 5.00pm
The incidence of food allergy is on the rise globally and food allergens continue to be a major cause of recalls internationally. This workshop will look at the issues behind the statics and provide an insight into the practicalities of allergen management. No matter where you are in the food web, the issues and tools provided in the workshop will assist you in meeting the food allergen management challenge.
- Consider global regulations and learn why the differences have an impact on the domestic environment
- Discuss case studies and look at the reality behind the recalls and learn from industry experience
- Production point of view - from agricultural impact, facility design to finished product and pack claims
- Review allergen analysis - its application and limitations and its place in allergen management
- Learn how to identify your business risks and to address them with the appropriate controls to improve production and reduce consumer risk
- Examine the suite of tools available to support the industry
- Reflect on what best practice allergen management looks like in your facility
- Consider the future and the likely challenges that will influence food allergen management
Sherlock Food Allergen Risk Management Pty Ltd (Australia)