SOURCE: SafetyChain Software, Inc.

SafetyChain Software - Food Safety & Quality Solutions

SOURCE: Food Safety Tech

Food Safety Tech - Media Sponsor for FSSC 22000 webcast on September 26

September 18, 2014 14:00 ET

SQF: The Road Ahead -- Webcast Archive Now Available

First Webinar of Three-Part GFSI Leadership Webcast Series Kicked Off August 22 With Large Crowd and Lively Q&A for Robert Garfield, Senior Vice President of SQFI

SAN RAFAEL, CA--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - SafetyChain Software, leaders in food safety and quality assurance solutions that Automate, Streamline & Improve FSQA™, along with media sponsor Food Safety Tech, is excited to announce the successful kick-off of its 3-part Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) leadership series, with the completion of the first webinar, "SQF – The Road Ahead," which was held on August 22 and featured Robert Garfield, Senior Vice President of Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI). 

The August 22 webcast drew a large crowd and a lively Q&A session that was so interactive that most attendees stayed on well beyond the original one-hour schedule to participate. Mr. Garfield answered questions on where SQF is going in 2015 and beyond, how SQF prepares companies for FDA's food safety modernization act (FSMA), the commitment to unannounced audits, how companies should begin preparing today for the changes in SQF's future direction and much more.

Food safety and quality assurance professionals can access a recording of the webinar archive at: http://www.safetychain.com/safetychain-resources/638/gfsi-webcast-series-sqf-road-ahead

Complimentary Whitepaper: GFSI – Don't Hesitate to Automate!

All who access the webinar archive will also get a link to SafetyChain's newest whitepaper, "GFSI – Don't Hesitate to Automate," covering how to: automate robust GFSI programs -- including approved vendor programs; be audit-ready on-demand -- even for unannounced audits; create a centralized repository of food safety and quality data for continuous improvement; and create ROI.

About SQFI

SQF is recognized by retailers and foodservice providers around the world who require a rigorous, credible food safety management system. The SQF Program is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and links primary production certification to food manufacturing, distribution and agent/broker management certification. Administered by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), SQF benefits from continual retailer feedback about consumer concerns. These benefits are passed on to SQF certified suppliers, keeping them a step ahead of their competitors. The Safe Quality Food Institute's mission is to deliver consistent, globally recognized food safety and quality certification programs based on sound scientific principles, consistently applied across all industry sectors, and valued by all stakeholders. Its vision is to be the single most trusted source for global food safety and quality certification. www.sqfi.com

About SafetyChain Software -- Automate, Streamline & Improve FSQA™

SafetyChain Software is the leading provider of Food Safety Chain Management Systems (FSCMS) that help enforce Food Safety & Quality Assurance along a company's supply chain -- for what comes in, what they do with it, and where it's going next. It's leading FSCMS, SafetyChain for Food, helps food and beverage companies: Comply with regulatory, GFSI, customer and internal FSQA requirements; Ensure workflow, processes, and documentation; and Create central repository of FSQA data for trending, continuous improvement and audit readiness. www.safetychain.com

About Media Sponsor Food Safety Tech

Food Safety Tech is an industry-specific eMagazine and Conference series serving the global food industry. Built on the platform of the next generation model for B2B publishing, Food Safety Tech delivers top quality content in a proactive manner through a weekly eNewsletter while maintaining a website, the eMagazine that stores the content providing easy accessibility. This hybrid model provides a two way street of digital communication to the global food industry. www.foodsafetytech.com

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:

    Jill Bender
    VP of Marketing Communications
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