Webinar Archive

Active IAFP Members can use our search below to find past webinars held by IAFP and IAFP’s Professional Development Groups (PDGs). Please note that all opinions and statements are those of the individual making the presentations and not necessarily the opinion or view of IAFP.

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  • Challenges Identified with Food Fraud Implementation - Part 1 of 5: A Strategic Approach to Operationalize Food Fraud Mitigation

    Organized by: Food Fraud PDG 

    Description: Part one of a five-part series on "Challenges Identified Over the Past Year with Food Fraud Implementation & Best Practices" - Part 1 of 5: A Strategic Approach to Operationalize Food Fraud Mitigation 


    Food fraud risks are increasing as global supply networks continue to grow in complexity. Concurrently, companies are being inundated with a plethora of publications, resources and recommendations which can be confusing in their application to supply chain management systems. This webinar will capture the current state of food fraud resources, guidance documents and technology solutions. Speakers will also address methods to evaluate the various solutions, review the steps to an effective food fraud mitigation strategy for ingredient supply chains and provide case studies. 

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    Presenters

    • Zoe Shuttlewood, Presenter McCormick & Company, EMEA Food Safety & Quality Systems Lead
    • John Spink, Presenter Michigan State University, Food Fraud Initiative, Director & Assistant Professor
    • Brian Bedard, Moderator GMA Science and Education Foundation, Executive Director
  • Selection and Use of Target "Pertinent Pathogen" for Process Validations

    Sponsored by: Low Moisture Foods Pasteurization Alliance 

    Organized by: Low Water Activity Foods PDG

    Description: The speaker will provide an overview of selection and use of target "pertinent pathogen" in process validations.

    1. Describe the important considerations in the selection of pertinent pathogen(s)
    2. Identify key aims in inoculum preparation and inoculation
    3. List variables that affect use of target pathogen(s)
    4. Describe the importance of written detailed standard operating protocols

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    Presenters

    • Dr. Elizabeth Grasso-Kelley, Presenter Illinois Institute of Technology
    • Harshavardhan Thippareddi, Moderator University of Georgia
  • Validation of Pathogen Control Technologies for Low-Moisture Foods: Product and Process Considerations

    Sponsored by: Low Moisture Foods Pasteurization Alliance 

    Organized by: Low Water Activity Foods PDG 

    Description: The speakers will provide an overview of product and process parameters to consider when conducting validations for antimicrobial technologies for low moisture (water activity) foods. 

    At the completion of this webinar attendees will be able to…

    • describe the essential steps for a pasteurization validation
    • describe approaches to process validation
    • outline a process validation plan
    • identify critical process and product factors that must be understood, controlled, measured, recorded and documented in a validation report

    Presenters

    • Dr. Nathan Anderson, Presenter FDA
    • Dr. Lisa Lucore, Presenter Shearer's Snacks
    • Harshavardhan Thippareddi, Moderator University of Georgia