Speaker Profile

John
John Ryan
President , TransCert , QualityInFoodSafety , RyanSystems

Dr. John Ryan's quality system career has spanned the manufacturing, food, transportation and Internet industries over the past 30 years. He has worked and lived extensively throughout Asia and the U.S. at the corporate and facility levels for large and small companies as a turn-around specialist. His clients have included Seagate Technology, Read-Rite, Destron IDI, Intel, and GSS-Array. He has consulted, taught at the university graduate level, and is a retired quality assurance administrator from the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture. He holds a Ph.D. and has been involved in the quality profession for over 30 years on an international basis and in a variety of industries. He designed and piloted the United States first RFID enabled farm to retail traceability system in the nation while working with Motorola, Lowry Systems and other well-known industry companies. He has published over forty papers on quality systems and has recently published a book for Elsevier Press entitled "Guide to Food Safety and Quality During Transportation: Controls, Standards and Practices". He previously published "The Quality Team Concept in Total Quality Control" with the American Society for Quality. He began Ryan Systems over ten years ago.

Ryan Systems works with some of the world's leading equipment, hardware, software, training and integration companies in the business. We are closely connected with food safety and other audit activities and can begin an initial assessment of your capabilities and needs. Ryan Systems works with partners whose products have proven themselves to be positioned for future quality system needs.

Upcoming Webinars Recorded Webinars
  • 20
  • November
  • 2019
  • Wednesday
10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST

Food Waste Reduction: The Road to Cost Reductions and Sustainability

Food waste is a well-recognized issue throughout the food supply chain. Loss estimates run anywhere from 30% to 50%. Water, fertilizer, manpower, facility overhead costs, delivery/planting/production/storage and delivery, carbon emissions, environmental pollution and other food production expenses are lost along with the food that cannot be consumed.

John Ryan John Ryan | Duration:75 Minutes | Price: $150.00 | View Details
  • 26
  • November
  • 2019
  • Tuesday
10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST

Environmental Contamination of Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Foods and the Role of the Environment and Water

One of the three most critical food safety issues facing the food industry today is environmental contamination of ready-to-eat foods (RTEs).

John Ryan John Ryan | Duration:75 Minutes | Price: $150.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Standardizing Transportation Procedures to Control Food Safety and Quality

The course includes activities to help trainees develop a general plan and procedures to standardize and control food quality and safety transportation processes. For food shippers, carriers and receivers, standardization or upgrade to current practices is critical. For buyers, knowing how to establish standards for your food transporters sets the stage for required supply chain controls.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 75 Minutes | Price: $149.00 | View Details
John Ryan

FSMA Impact to the Transportation of Perishables

This webinar is designed to help you understand how the new rules for the sanitary transportation of human and animal foods will impact your logistics operations and to provide you with some of the tools needed to meet new regulations and customer demands.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Price: $149.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Traceability and Recall Through Food Processes

This 60 minute webinar will cover traceability requirements and techniques useful in the event of quality deviation investigations and potential FDA Recalls. The session will also cover associated information like identification, classification and protocols.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 75 Minutes | Price: $128.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Food Import Detections and Seizures: The Current and Future Regulatory Environment

With $49 billion worth of imported foods, the FDA and its regulatory allies oversee more than 420,000 domestic and foreign facilities.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 75 Minutes | Price: $126.00 | View Details
John Ryan

FSMA Impact to the Transportation of Perishables

This webinar is designed to help you understand how the new rules for the sanitary transportation of human and animal foods will impact your logistics operations and to provide you with some of the tools needed to meet new regulations and customer demands.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

USFDA Food Import and Export: Current and Future Safety Regulations

With $49 billion worth of imported foods, the FDA and its regulatory allies oversee more than 420,000 domestic and foreign facilities.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Traceability and Recall Through Food Processes

This 60 minute webinar will cover traceability requirements and techniques useful in the event of quality deviation investigations and potential FDA Recalls. The session will also cover associated information like identification, classification and protocols.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Standardizing Transportation Procedures to Control Food Safety and Quality

The course includes activities to help trainees develop a general plan and procedures to standardize and control food quality and safety transportation processes. For food shippers, carriers and receivers, standardization or upgrade to current practices is critical. For buyers, knowing how to establish standards for your food transporters sets the stage for required supply chain controls.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 75 Minutes | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Prepare Your Company to Meet the Final FSMA Subpart G Rule Requirements for the Receiver Liability for Supplier Preventive Controls

Based on the FDA FSMA rules for preventive controls and their emphasis on planning for and implementing preventive systems, the final rules require that food supply chain members understand new supply-chain-applied control requirements.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 90 Minutes | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Carrier Food Safety Problems That May Occur during Transportation (FDA-FSMA)

The FDA recommended course includes actual data, costs and examples from transportation tracked and measured operations, important definitions and reviews of federal and international requirements, established standards for management, HARPC, sanitation, temperature monitoring and traceability and training, types of adulterants, preventive practices, vehicle qualification, pre-shipment inspection, contamination flows, unseen bacteria, container temperature losses, obvious violations, the most advanced temperature monitoring, pallet types, carrier responsibilities, sanitation testing, and includes specific recommendations for carriers as well as shippers and receivers who receive carrier services.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 90 Minutes | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Responsibilities of the Carrier Under the Final FDA FSMA Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods

This is part 1 of a three part required training resulting from the finalization of new US FDA food transportation laws.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

USFDA Food Import and Export: Current and Future Safety Regulations

With $49 billion worth of imported foods, the FDA and its regulatory allies oversee more than 420,000 domestic and foreign facilities.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Food Waste Reduction: The Road to Cost Reductions and Sustainability

Food waste is a well-recognized issue throughout the food supply chain. Loss estimates run anywhere from 30% to 50%. Water, fertilizer, manpower, facility overhead costs, delivery/planting/production/storage and delivery, carbon emissions, environmental pollution and other food production expenses are lost along with the food that cannot be consumed.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 75 Minutes | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Environmental Contamination of Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Foods and the Role of the Environment and Water

One of the three most critical food safety issues facing the food industry today is environmental contamination of ready-to-eat foods (RTEs).

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 75 Minutes | Price: $190.00 | View Details
John Ryan

How to Sanitize Food Carrying Containers: Preventing the spread of Disease and Cross Contaminants by Containers Used to Move Food

The FDA recommended course includes actual data, costs and examples from transportation tracked and measured operations, important definitions and reviews of federal and international requirements, established standards for management, HARPC, sanitation, temperature monitoring and traceability and training, types of adulterants, preventive practices, vehicle qualification, pre-shipment inspection, contamination flows, unseen bacteria, container temperature losses, obvious violations, the most advanced temperature monitoring, pallet types, carrier responsibilities, sanitation testing, and includes specific recommendations for carriers as well as shippers and receivers who receive carrier services.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 90 Minutes | Price: $390.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Responsibilities of the Carrier Under the Final FDA FSMA Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods

This is part 1 of a three part required training resulting from the finalization of new US FDA food transportation laws.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Price: $390.00 | View Details
John Ryan

USFDA Food Import and Export: Current and Future Safety Regulations

With $49 billion worth of imported foods, the FDA and its regulatory allies oversee more than 420,000 domestic and foreign facilities.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Price: $390.00 | View Details
John Ryan

FSMA Impact to the Transportation of Perishables

This webinar is designed to help you understand how the new rules for the sanitary transportation of human and animal foods will impact your logistics operations and to provide you with some of the tools needed to meet new regulations and customer demands.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Price: $390.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Food Waste Reduction: The Road to Cost Reductions and Sustainability

Food waste is a well-recognized issue throughout the food supply chain. Loss estimates run anywhere from 30% to 50%. Water, fertilizer, manpower, facility overhead costs, delivery/planting/production/storage and delivery, carbon emissions, environmental pollution and other food production expenses are lost along with the food that cannot be consumed.

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 75 Minutes | Price: $390.00 | View Details
John Ryan

Environmental Contamination of Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Foods and the Role of the Environment and Water

One of the three most critical food safety issues facing the food industry today is environmental contamination of ready-to-eat foods (RTEs).

Speaker: John Ryan | View Anytime | Duration: 75 Minutes | Price: $390.00 | View Details