Navigating California Prop 65 Incorporating FSMA Preventative Controls, Best Practice Approach

Gina Reo

Starting at

$249


Single registration

Buy Now

Why should you attend:

California’s Prop 65 enacted to inform its’ residents and workers the hazards associated chemicals and toxins that may cause harm has ballooned to over 900+ items, that industries must be aware of to operate within the state. The Food Industry has also been subject to Prop 65 legal battles on a host of products from French fries, chocolate, coffee, bakery products, candy and baby food that may now require warning labels or other actions to mitigate safety concerns for the public. This course will provide an overview how to navigate Prop 65 with a Preventative Control Program, using FDA FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) approach.

Highlights will include an intro to Preventative Controls, leading into minimal recommended preparation steps for handling Prop 65 requirements, what’s needed to incorporate in your food Safety Plan, focus on hazards or Hazard Analysis Risk Preventative Controls (HARPC), Supply chain Preventative Controls and importance of compliance on Safe Harbor Limits.

Description of the topic:

Highlights will include an intro to Preventative Controls, leading into minimal recommended preparation steps for handling Prop 65 requirements, what’s needed to incorporate in your food Safety Plan, focus on hazards or Hazard Analysis Risk Preventative Controls (HARPC), Supply chain Preventative Controls and importance of compliance on Safe Harbor Limits.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Details will include:

  • Prop 65 Background
  • Enforcement
  • FSMA Strategy, Best Practice Approach
  •  Preventative Strategies
  • Food Safety Plan
  • HARPC
  • Supply chain Preventative Controls
  • 2018 New Warning Labelling
  • Labelling Concerns beyond California border
  • New European Acrylamide Regulation
  • Coalition Efforts
  • Forward Action Strategies

Who will benefit: 

Quality Control/Assurance and Food Safety professionals, supervisors, leads, managers, Operations managers/supervisors, Sanitation managers, supervisors or leads, Corporate quality managers, Operations personnel, Senior management, Plant management personnel, Third parties developing HACCP plans, Auditors and those with food safety inspection roles, Validation specialists, Consultants, Quality system auditors, PCQI’s

Webinar Events
Live -Coming soon!

Training CD-DVD

Physical CD-DVD of recorded session will be despatched after 72 hrs on completion of payment


Recorded video

Recorded video session



Speaker: Gina Reo, President, Quality Assurance Strategies LLC

Gina Reo, President, QAS, (Quality Assurance Strategies, LLC), private consultation for the Food and Beverage Industry specializing in Global Food Safety and Quality with expertise in Regulatory Compliance, Prop 65, Crisis Management, Business Integration and Due Diligence M & A Compliance Risk Assessments.

Formerly, Vice President, Food Safety, Weston Foods (WF), a GWL Canadian company and North American leader in bakery products. Transformed organization toward World Class Excellence for Food Safety within four years by framing Food Safety Roadmap Strategy for fast-tracking compliance to FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act), SFCA (Safe Foods for Canadian Act) and new NLEA (Nutrition Labeling Education Act) for US and Canada compliance.

Over 25+ years of food safety and quality experience, after holding successive senior positions with Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola, Bestfoods NA, Unilever, YUM! Brands and Quiznos (Board). Prior to joining Weston Foods, held position of Quality Director with Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods) in Europe, (Zurich, Switzerland) and Cadbury as QA Chocolate Director (Quality, Environmental, and Health & Safety) for NA/Europe/Global.




Get in touch

(315) 632-0735,
(315) 750-4379

Fax

212-751-3500