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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 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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FSSC 22000 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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General Food Safety 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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Food Fraud (VACCP)

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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

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Food Technology

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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

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Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Packaging Technology

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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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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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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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