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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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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

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FSSC 22000 Food Manufacturing

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FSSC 22000 Packaging Material Manufacturing

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Discuss the PrimusGFS standard.

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Allergen Management

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Food Microbiology

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Foreign Body Prevention

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Health, Safety & Environmental Management

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Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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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

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Packaging Technology

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Pest Control

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Supplier Management

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Weight & Volume Control

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

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

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Member of the Month November - 2018

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