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February 20, 2014 10:15 ET

SafetyChain Software's GFSI Approved Vendor Program Webinar Attracts Hundreds of Food Safety Professionals -- Archive Now Available

February 14 Webinar, Featuring Ecolab's Dr. Tatiana Lorca, Co-Chair of GFSI's Global Markets Technical Working Group, Addressed Best Practices and Keys to Success

SAN RAFAEL, CA --(Marketwired - February 20, 2014) - SafetyChain Software, the leader in Food Safety Chain Management solutions that automate, streamline and improve food safety and quality assurance (FSQA), is excited to announce another successful webinar in its 2014 Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) Leadership Series. The Valentine's day event, "GFSI Approved Vendor Programs - Best Practices and Keys to Success" -- featuring Dr. Tatiana Lorca, Manager of Food Safety & Education, Ecolab, attracted 500+ FSQA professionals, and included a lively question and answer session.

Dr. Lorca, a frequent speaker on GFSI, and who serves as co-chair of the GFSI Global Markets Technical Working Group, covered a variety of topics, including:

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

The presentation -- along with answers to the many audience questions -- is available as an archived recording which can be accessed by clicking here  

Other informative topics coming up in SafetyChain's webinar series include:

  • Tuesday, March 4:  Food Safety Management Programs: Applications, Best Practices and Compliance
    Special live interview with Debby Newslow, noted food safety expert and author.  
  • Thursday, March 27:  Automate, Streamline & Improve Food Safety & Quality with Food Safety Chain Management (FSCM) Technology
    Overview of  how FSCM technology helps improve food safety and quality while creating operational efficiencies and savings along the entire supply chain

To learn more about all of SafetyChain's webinars and to register -- please visit:

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 of Marketing
    SafetyChain Software
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