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What are the duties of the Food Defense Team Coordinator and Members?


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#1 Edyta

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 12:35 AM

hi all,

i need some examples for coordinator and members

could anyone help me?

thank You



#2 Simon

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:16 PM

Anyone got a food defense team and have roles and responsibilities defined?
If you do please share your ideas with Edyta.

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:52 PM

Anyone got a food defense team and have roles and responsibilities defined?
If you do please share your ideas with Edyta.

Thanks,
Simon



Mine is the same as for Crisis Management. It also involves senior managers and support staff such as engineers, admin staff and QA's.

In reality, i do all the risk assessments, document them and relay any findings to the team, although i do get a team member to verify my findings.

As an aside, i also include biosecurity as part of my Food Defense procedures and the whole lot falls under Food Safety.

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 05:55 PM

Our food defense ("task force") team is reponsible for risk assessments and our food defense plan . They dont have individual responsibilities within the plan, but they are multi-discaplinary team made up of both hourly and salaried memebers. They usually meet monthly to discuss any issues and annually to go over our food defense checklist & risk assessments.

A generic checklist for food defense - self assessments can be found here.

http://www.health.ny..._strategies.htm



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Posted 07 May 2013 - 02:29 PM

We stipulate in our Product Defense Policy that the members of the facility's HACCP team will also serve as the facility's Product Defense Team. We also state that the QA Manager is ultimately responsible for carrying out the tasks outlined in the policy.



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Posted 13 May 2013 - 06:29 PM

thank You all :)



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Posted 03 May 2016 - 03:40 AM

Is it a must to set up food defense team? 



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Posted 03 May 2016 - 09:47 AM

If you are in anyway regulated by the Food And Drug Administration, or are subject to the wide reach of FSMA, the answer would be yes.

 

See here.

 

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Posted 03 May 2016 - 12:50 PM

Yes is a must to set up a food defense team , we got a minor on last audit because we didn't have a food defense team 



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Posted 03 May 2016 - 01:19 PM

Our Food Safety Team is lumped in with our Safety/HACCP Team. We have a combination of Management, Office, Production, Shipping, and Maintenance personnel (there may be a few I'm forgetting at the moment). Basically, a few key people from everywhere in the plant. Our team goes over any and all safety issues in the plant, whether related to food safety or employee safety. 

 

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Posted 15 July 2016 - 02:35 AM

Is it a must to have a leader in food defense team? Can food safety team leader become a food defense leader too? 






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