Introduction to Risk-Based Food Safety System

Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
Watch our webinar on August 16 to learn from Dr. Fernando Sampedro, from the University of Minnesota, about how using a risk-based approach can help food companies with more efficient testing. After the presentation, questions will be answered live.

About the Webinar

Developed in partnership with of Dr. Fernando Sampedro, Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota and expert in risk analysis, this seminar addresses a major challenge faced in the global food industry — how to implement a risk-based approach to food safety management that meets the expectations of regulators, private schemes/standards, and customers. A modern approach and practical, industry-accepted tools should be used to identify the risk areas in your food supply chain and optimize your sampling plan. The proactive risk-based mindset will allow you to maximize your food safety resources, help ensure food safety, and minimize potential unintended consequences.

During this webinar, you will learn about modern food safety management system by using a risk-based approach, to help food companies to be more efficient with their testing.

Participants will be given an electronic copy of the certificate of participation after the webinar.

What will be covered:

  • Main elements of a Modern Risk-Based System
  • Risk-based sampling
  • Validation, monitoring, and verification activities
  • Risk-based environmental monitoring

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About the Speaker

Dr. Fernando Sampedro – Associate Professor, School of Public Health of the University of Minnesota

Dr. Fernando Sampedro is an international consultant and an affiliated faculty at the University of Minnesota (USA) and the University of Laval (Canada). Dr. Sampedro has focused his research, teaching, and capacity building on food safety risk analysis tools across the entire food supply chain. He has published 58 manuscripts and book chapters. Dr. Sampedro has delivered more than 100 courses, workshops, and scientific presentations in eighteen countries in Latin America, East Africa, and Southeast Asia regions. He has been an international consultant for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service, the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the design and implementation of national risk-based food inspection and surveillance programs.