Featuring the following topics and speakers:
Your Responsibility When Buying Seafood (Dick Gutting, Partner -Redmon, Peyton & Braswell LLP; Former President National Fisheries Institute--Click Here for Dick's Bio)*
Recent rulings defining “due care.” What are “best practices” for company owners and buyers? How to build a credible compliance program.
What Recent FDA Guidance Means for Buyers (Mary Snyder, formerly with the FDA--Click here for Mary's Bio)
What are the key changes that impact the supply chain? What are “best practices” and how will they change in the future? Common mistakes and tips on how to avoid them.
How Upcoming FDA Rules Will Impact Buyers (Dick Gutting, Panel Discussion)
What changes in FDA rules are expected next year and how will they will impact seafood buyers? How will buyer “best practices” change in the future?
Update on Third-Party Auditing and Inspecting (Kevin Edwards, Associate Director Food- Consumer Testing Services SGS North America Inc.--Click Here for Kevin's Biography)
What are the significant trends and changes in third-party Food Safety/GFSI and Social Accountability auditing? How are they changing the supply chain? What should buyers expect next year? Tips on selecting and using third-party auditors.
New Insurance Options for Seafood Buyers (Ray Markley, President- Shorepoint Insurance Services - Click here for Ray's Biography)
What are the risks posed by product contamination and illegal products and how are these risks changing? What are the “best practices” for minimizing your insurance costs and selecting insurance coverage?
FDA Presents: The latest developments in Food Safety and Modernization Act regulations and how to import seafood that is in compliance with the FDA's requirements.
*Names in parenthesis denote expected presenter