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Member of the Month (MOTM) in association with Safefood 360.

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Forum for regular member polls and surveys undertaken by the IFSQN.

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Post Your Food Safety Project

If you need expert support for your food safety project post your job specification in this forum. Consultants who wish to apply and post contact details must have an active listing in the supplier’s directory.

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Food Safety Consultants Forum

Consultants may use this forum for discussing general issues relating to consulting.

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AIB Consolidated Standards

Discuss the range of AIB Consolidated Standards.

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Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)

Discuss the Global Aquaculture Alliance Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program.

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BRC Global Standard - Food Safety

Discuss the latest version of the BRC “Global Standard for Food Safety”.

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BRC/IOP Global Standard - Food Packaging

Discuss the “Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials”.

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BRC Global Standard - Storage & Distribution

Discuss the “Global Standard for Storage & Distribution.

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BRC Global Standard - Agents and Brokers

Discuss the latest version of the BRC Standard for Agents and Brokers.

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IFS Food

Discuss IFS Food.

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IFS PACsecure

Discuss IFS PACsecure Standard.

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IFS Logistics

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ISO 22000

Discuss the ISO 22000 standard.

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FSSC 22000 Food Manufacturing

Discuss the FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification scheme) for Food Manufacturing.

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FSSC 22000 Packaging Material Manufacturing

Discuss the FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification scheme) for Packaging Material Manufacturing.

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Discuss the PrimusGFS standard.

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SQF Food

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Customer & Retailer Specific Standards

Discuss Tesco TFMS and other Customer and Retailer Specific Standards.

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General Food Safety Standards

Discuss food safety standards including Global Aquaculture Alliance BAP, Global Red Meat Standard, Synergy 22000, PrimusGFS, CanadaGAP, GlobalGAP AIB, FDA, EFSIS.

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Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Standards

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General forum for food safety and quality news, views and discussion.

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Allergen Management

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Forum for discussing site and factory, design, layout and construction to enable hygienic production.

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Food Defense & Security (TACCP)

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Food Microbiology

Discuss food pathogens and food spoilage organisms as well as organisms involved in food production.

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Food Safety Culture & Employee Behavior

Food safety culture is recognized as a key factor to achieving sustained food safety success. The day-to-day behavior of an organization's employees and management both defines and reflects a company's food safety culture. Discuss related issues here.

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Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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HACCP - Food Products & Ingredients

Discuss the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system as it relates to food products and food ingredients.

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HACCP - Packaging & Other Non-Food Products

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Discuss the Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC) system.

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Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Lab Management & Testing

Discuss lab management, product testing, test equipment and test methods.

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Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection & Sieving

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Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Packaging Technology

Discuss packaging materials, machinery, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Pest Control

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Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Product Recall & Withdrawal

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Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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Senior Management Commitment

Discuss issues relating to policy, senior management commitment and management review.

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Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Cannabis Industry Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Discuss Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards and procedures in the growing, extracting and manufacturing of cannabis to ensure it is safe for human consumption.

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Animal Food & Pet Food Manufacturing

Discuss Animal Food & Pet Food Manufacturing and product safety related issues.

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Community General Chat

General and off-topic community chat and networking.

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Discussion about Careers, Employment, Personal Development and Professional Certifications.

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Student Talk

Need some ‘real life’ experience for a project? Feel free to ask your questions in this forum.

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Chef Zone

Discussion forum for those with an interest in all aspects of foodservice & catering.

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Safefood 360Discussion and support forum for Safefood 360’s global community of users.

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