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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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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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FSSC 22000 Packaging Material Manufacturing

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Allergen Management

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Food Microbiology

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Foreign Body Prevention

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HACCP - Food Products & Ingredients

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

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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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Lab Management & Testing

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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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Personal Hygiene

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Product Recall & Withdrawal

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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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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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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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