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Join Kestrel Management at the Food Safety Consortium

October 2, 2014 - Kestrel Food Safety

Join Kestrel Management at the 2014 Food Safety Consortium this November 17-18 in Schaumburg, Illinois, and learn about practical solutions to today’s problems in food safety and quality.

The Food Safety Consortium is a collection of Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) conferences, workshops and training programs running concurrently, coupled with over-arching plenary sessions paired with a table-top exhibition. Kestrel will again be co-sponsoring the Consortium, and Kestrel Principal Bill Bremer will be leading the GFSI 101 and Advanced GFSI workshops. Register now!

FDA Opening Session

Also, by attending the Food Safety Consortium, you can meet, network and hear directly from FDA in the opening plenary presentation…

FDA and USDA Surveillance, Compliance and Laboratory Strategies to Support the Food Safety Modernization Act > FDA Town Hall Meeting

This opening plenary session, which will be a hybrid of presentations and a town hall-style forum between the attendees and the presenters, will provide the attendees with an overview of the evolution of food safety efforts as defined by FSMA and the implementation of a new holistic sampling paradigm. The presentations will address compliance, surveillance and preventive control aspects of the new law for FDA; the role science and research play as foundation elements needed to support regulatory; and the efforts by USDA/FSIS to incorporate risk-informed/preventive control practices. The town hall forum to follow will allow for further discussion of topics and issues raised during the presentations.

Who Should Attend

  • FSQA professionals from food service, food retail, food processing, and food supply chain companies
  • Food safety service providers and contract laboratories
  • Regulatory affairs experts
  • Food industry professionals requiring food safety management certification
  • Companies considering certification against GFSI-recognized schemes


The 2014 agenda is now available and includes a number of plenary presentations, panel discussions, “ask the expert” discussion groups, and concurrent conferences, workshops and training on the most pressing food safety issues today. Download the complete agenda.

Special Rates!

Take advantage of significant discounts for advanced registration now through October 17. Plus, Kestrel friends receive an additional 20% off registration fees (use promo code KESTREL at registration). Register now!

Submitted by: Bill Bremer

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