Developing An Environmental Monitoring Program

This session will describe how assess risks, tools needed, recommendations on testing, how to test and best practices, validation of your sanitation program, training requirements, mitigation if positives found, documentation requirements and expectations by the FDA for compliance.

Gina Reo
Instructor:
Gina Reo
Date:
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
Duration:
60 Minutes

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Overview:

Environmental Monitoring is utilized for many reasons in the food industry, but primarily to control pathogens in combination with ones' sanitation program to ensure they are robust. FSMA also requires monitoring or an equivalent program or reasoning if not established for RTE foods.

The session will describe how to assess risks, tools needed, recommendations on testing, how to test and best practices, validation of your sanitation program, training requirements, mitigation if positives found, documentation requirements and expectations by the FDA for compliance. Trends and mapping will also be explored as well as latest FDA data on assessments and their recent tack of "Swabathons"in food plants.

Why should you Attend: Establishing a robust Environmental Monitoring Program to mitigate hazards in your facility is prudent with new regulations under FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act).

The program should be risk-based dependent on one's portfolio and risks associated with the product. Sampling can be costly and consume large resources if not managed properly.

We will cover the basic approaches to assess risk profile, how to design program and monitor data to understand trends or risks in your facility, how to manage data, outline corrective & preventative actions (CAPA), Zoning, FDA Guidance on Listeria Monocytogenes, Vectoring and key mandatory documentation will be detailed as well as trends with latest FDA actions.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Environmental sampling
  • Tools for monitoring process control
  • Validating the effectiveness of sanitation processes
  • Identifying areas that are difficult to clean
  • Understanding bacterial loads during run-time conditions
  • Educational for general hygiene
  • Identifying pathogen risk areas
  • Understanding risk areas and potential problems
  • Overview of the general risk level in a facility

Who Will Benefit:
  • Quality Control/Assurance and Food Safety Professionals, Supervisors, Leads, Managers
  • Operations Managers/Supervisors
  • Sanitation Managers, Supervisors or Leads
  • Corporate Quality Managers
  • Operations Personnel
  • Senior Management
  • Plant Management Personnel
  • Third Parties Developing HACCP Plans
  • Auditors and those with Food Safety Inspection Roles
  • Validation Specialists
  • Consultants
  • Quality System Auditors
  • PCQI's


Speaker Profile
Gina Reo President, QAS, (Quality Assurance Strategies, LLC), private consultation for the Food and Beverage Industry specializing in Global Food Safety and Quality with expertise in Regulatory Compliance, Prop 65, Crisis Management, Business Integration and Due Diligence M & A Compliance Risk Assessments.

Formerly, Vice President, Food Safety, Weston Foods (WF), a GWL Canadian company and North American leader in bakery products. Transformed organization toward World Class Excellence for Food Safety by framing Food Safety Roadmap Strategy for fast-tracking compliance to FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act), SFCA (Safe Foods for Canadian Act) and new NLEA (Nutrition Labeling Education Act) for US and Canada compliance.

Over 25+ years of food safety and quality experience, after holding successive senior positions with Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola, Bestfoods NA, Unilever, YUM! Brands and Quiznos (Board). Prior to joining Weston Foods, held position of Quality Director with Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods) in Europe, (Zurich, Switzerland) and Cadbury as QA Chocolate Director (Quality, Environmental, and Health & Safety) for NA/Europe/Global.




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