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SafetyChain Software - Realtime Food Safety & Quality Compliance Enforcement

February 04, 2014 10:25 ET

GFSI Approved Vendor / Supplier Programs: Best Practices and Keys to Success -- Complimentary SafetyChain Software Webinar -- February 14

Special Guest Speaker, Ecolab's Dr. Tatiana Lorca, Co-Chair of GFSI's Global Markets Technical Working Group, Will Present and Take Questions From the Food Safety Community at This Important Event

SAN RAFAEL, CA--(Marketwired - February 04, 2014) - SafetyChain Software, the leader in Food Safety Chain Management solutions that automate, streamline and improve food safety and quality assurance (FSQA), is pleased to announce the latest webcast in its FSQA Online Leadership Series, "GFSI Approved Vendor/Supplier Programs: Best Practices and Keys to Success" with guest speaker Dr. Tatiana Lorca, Manager of Food Safety & Education, Ecolab.

Just in time for Valentine's Day, this topic -- which is near and dear to the hearts of food safety and quality assurance professionals globally -- is ideal for anyone:

  • Currently or planning to become certified against a GFSI recognized scheme like SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000 or another popular scheme
  • Struggling with the complex components of the Approved Supplier Program requirements
  • Interested in learning about tools available to manage and get the most value from their program

Dr. Lorca, a frequent speaker on GFSI, and who serves as co-chair of the GFSI Global Markets Technical Working Group, will cover best practices and keys to a successful Vendor/Supplier Program, including:

  • What's required for approval, performance monitoring, documentation,  and 3rd party audits
  • Key differences between the popular schemes
  • Best practices for a successful program
  • Resource and management commitment requirements
  • How a successful Approved Supplier Program can help you prepare for FSMA

Dr. Lorca will also take questions live from participants. She will be joined by SafetyChain SVP and Co-Founder, Barbara Levin, who will discuss how Food Safety Chain Management technology innovations help automate, streamline and improve GFSI Supplier Program and other compliance components.

SafetyChain invites interested parties to join us at this complimentary webinar:

  • Topic :  GFSI Approved Vendor/Supplier Programs: Best Practices and Keys to Success
  • Date/Time:   February 14, 2014 – 10:00 am Pacific (12:00 pm Central; 1:00 pm Eastern)
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About SafetyChain Software

SafetyChain Software's SafetyChain for Food™ helps the food and beverage industry manage safety and quality compliance in realtime -- preventing non-compliant ingredients, raw materials and finished product from coming in or going out.  With SafetyChain for Food's affordable solution modules -- for Supplier Compliance & Management, Safety & Quality Data Reporting, HACCP/GFSI Compliance and Customer & Finished Product Compliance -- food growers, producers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, food services and importers save time, save money and create efficiencies that contribute to the bottom line. SafetyChain for Food is a global, Software-as-a-Service solution, designed for fast deployment and even faster ROI.

About Ecolab

A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2012 sales of $12 billion and 44,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit

Contact Information

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    Jill Bender
    Sr. Director Marketing
    SafetyChain Software
    Email contact415-233-6483