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Blog Topic #2 : Undeclared Allergens   Not declaring Allergens is one of the leading causes of Recall so this is an area all Quality and Compliance professionals should be educating themselves in and having robust discussions within your Company and networks so that everyone is clear on the requirements.   Due to the increased complexity of the supply chain globally, one person's error and then lack of process during the...
The 2019 AIFST Convention will be held at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Darling Harbour, Sydney on 1-2 July 2019. The Convention will once again bring together an exciting, diverse and experienced line-up of international and local speakers to share their knowledge, insights and learnings about what the future holds for the food industry. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS are now open. Check out more details and registration options...
Is your Food Safety and Quality Policy a Genuine Representation of your Commitment?   Most Regulatory, Customer, Global Food Safety Initiative and Food Industry Standards have a requirement for a documented policy stating Senior Management’s intention to meet its obligations for the production of safe and legal foods that meet their Customer requirements. Such policies are also generally required to be signed by a...
haccp.com was established by Aron Malcolm, an experienced and reputable Food Safety and Quality Specialist. Aron is a published Food Safety and Quality Expert who has been acknowledged with accolades for his participation within the Global Food Sector.   A seasoned high-risk food safety auditor and consultant, Aron has audited over 5000 food business sites in over 38 countries during the past 18 years. Because of his extensive...
Hello to all visitor to ITQHub.net My name is Angela White, and I am an independent food safety and quality consultant. I studied Microbiology at University in the UK and decided to look for work in the food industry after reading a newspaper article about biotechnology applications in the food industry. This sounded fascinating to me – working in an industry where microbiology and science was central to the manufacturing process....
I have worked in the food industry for over 30 years, holding multiple positions in a wide range of businesses.   I have managed teams of auditors for the regulator in the UK, owned my own catering company, been a self employed consultant and been Managing Director of a strategic food industry support organisation.   All of these experiences have given me a very broad view of the food industry globally, particularly the...
I founded Produco in 2016 as I saw the need for food safety leadership and regulatory guidance in the food and dairy industries.  Raised on a Dairy Farm which also ran sheep and beef gave me a good grounding and knowledge of on farm practices.  I then studied Science at University and was lucky enough to work at MilkTest NZ and then landed my first role at Tatua Dairy Company in the micro and functional foods laboratory. This was...
Hi, Collin here. Over the next couple of days I will be introducing your contributors. Watch out for one that might catch your eye and don't forget to leave a comment or ask a questions.   Your contributors do not receive and payment for their work and do so to promote the industry they love
Welcome to ITQhub, I am Collin Slater your founder and host. The thought behind this website is simple - those of us who work in the food industry or as food scientist / food technologist need to share our knowledge and experience with future generations. The website will do this in a couple of different ways: THE BLOG - an area where experience foodies will tell you about relevant topics or just whats on their mind. You will be able...