Booth #1 – NSF International
NSF International is an independent, not-for-profit, public health and safety organization that develops accredited national standards for food safety, water quality and other environmental health related products, and additionally provides accredited conformity assessment services in the form of second and third party inspection, testing and certification services for products and facilities. NSF inspects facilities and certifies products in more than 80 countries. NSF also provides public health training and education services, and a wide range of ISO Quality and Environmental Management Systems Registrations. NSF is a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Food Safety and Water Quality and a provider of consulting services to the pharma, biologics, medical device and dietary supplement industries.
Booth #2 – Relevant Systems, Inc
FoodCode-Pro™ is the most innovative, intuitive tool available to the retail food safety inspector, the in-house auditor or food safety consultant, customized to your real life. It’s technological art that carries from your desktop through the cloud out to the field on laptops and iPads cutting your inspection and reporting time in half with 50% more accuracy with up to date FDA and local violations available at the touch of a button. Ditch the paper and join the Relavent generation.
Michigan State University’s Online Food Safety program strives to educate professionals on how to
make global food systems safe and supports individuals as they advance in food safety-related careers.
The program consists of an online Master of Science in Food Safety degree, non-credit continuing
education courses and an on-campus executive education program. The MS degree boasts 600+
students and alumni and over 80 executives who have come to campus to learn from high-level food
safety experts. We are proud to educate food safety leaders!
Booth #4 – Association of Food and Drug Officials
The Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) promotes the uniform adoption and enforcement of food, drug, medical devices, cosmetics and product safety laws, rules, and regulations. Founded in 1896, AFDO is an international, non-profit professional organization consisting of state, federal and local regulatory officials as members. Industry representatives are welcomed as associate members. AFDO is a mechanism for advancing regulatory program standards that will help to advance an integrated food safety system. The organization also provides training and continuing education as well as networking opportunities that foster understanding and collaboration among all members and an appreciation for each role in the food and medical device safety system.
Booth #5 – Safe Quality and Food Institute (SQFI)
The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) manages the Safe Quality Food (SQF) program. The SQF Program is recognized by retailers and foodservice providers around the world as a rigorous, credible food safety management system. It is the only certification system recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) that offers certificates for primary production, food manufacturing, packaging, distribution and retail/wholesale grocers. This enables suppliers to assure their customers that food has been produced, processed, prepared and handled according to the highest possible standards, at all levels of the supply chain. Additionally, as a division of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the SQF program incorporates continual retailer feedback about consumer concerns. This information is passed on to SQF certified suppliers, keeping them a step ahead of their competitors.
Founded in 1946, the American Society for Quality (ASQ) is the leading global authority in the quality movement with members in more than 150 countries.
Through ASQ’s Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FDC) Division, professionals concerned with quality in their organizations have access to specialized training, information, benchmarking, and professional programs. Founded in 1960, the FDC Division works with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other regulatory agencies worldwide.
The FDC Division offers education seminars and resources for organizational excellence and quality leadership development to those working within regulated food, food additive, dietary supplement, pharmaceutical, OTC, cosmetic, personal care and allied industries. Two industry specific certifications are offered by the Division:
Certified HACCP Auditor
Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional
Booth #7 – Food Protection and Defense Institute
The Food Protection and Defense Institute (FPDI) protects the global food supply through research, education, and the delivery of innovative solutions. We address vulnerabilities of the global food system through a comprehensive, farm-to-table view. FPDI tools and services, such as the FoodSHIELD platform, help you prepare for, mitigate, and respond to disruptions across the food system.
Booth #8 – Instant Recall
Instant RecallTM is the leading provider of food recall preparedness consulting and recall execution management. Instant Recall serves the 3 largest foodservice distributors in North America, over half of all distribution centers of any size nationwide, and serves over 70% of large foodservice operator brands.
Booth #9 – U.S. Food and Drug Administration
The Food and Drug Administration, an agency under the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. FDA also has responsibility for regulating the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products to protect the public health and to reduce tobacco use by minors. In addition, FDA plays a significant role in the Nation’s counterterrorism capability.
Booth #10 – Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency – Homeland Security Information Network for Critical Infrastructure
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) leads the national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the nation’s physical and cyber infrastructure.
CISA’s Homeland Security Information Network – Critical Infrastructure (HSIN-CI), enables collaboration among critical infrastructure partners. Services offered through this free portal help build national public-private stakeholder partnerships, facilitate collaboration, and promote security and enhanced resilience of critical infrastructure assets.
Booth #11 – Precise Software Solutions
Precise Software Solutions, Inc., as an SBA’s 8(a) Program Participant, is an innovative small business with a proven record of success delivering quality services and solutions to government and commercial organizations. We focus on agility and practicality and are committed to meeting the highest client expectations and delivering value to our customers. Please review our Capability Statement.
Booth #12 – IFPTI
Serving food protection professionals in the United States and the rest of the world, the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) improves public health through competency-based learning solutions—while cultivating strong leadership in the global food protection community.
Augmented by close collaboration with industry, academia, federal, state and international governments, and other organizations, IFPTI is the model for creating and fostering partnerships committed to addressing food protection and public health needs worldwide.
IFPTI builds competency-based solutions for public- and private-sector food protection professionals. This translates to custom-designed learning organized around curriculum frameworks aligned with specific workforce competencies. Simply put, for any food protection or safety challenges anywhere in the world, IFPTI has the expertise, leadership, and systems in place to help solve them.
Booth #13 – WinWam
WinWam Software is fast becoming the standard in government field inspections. Thirty-two (32) State governments have purchased WinWam along with many county and city governments. WinWam Software provides inspectors with sophisticated and easy to use tools for performing a myriad of inspections including Food & Drug Safety, FSMA Produce Safety, Meat & Poultry, Animal Health & Welfare, Dairy, Weights & Measures, Plant Industry, Apiary and more. WinWam Food Safety Software is available with a Designer module that allows jurisdiction to customize its own electronic inspection forms. With WinWam the inspection forms are turbo charged with intelligence. Responses on the form can trigger pop-up health code violations. The inspector can append notes, create flowcharts, and attach electronic documents and digital photographs. At the end of the inspection, the sanitarian can capture the store manager’s signature and print an inspection form in the field or back at the home office.
WinWam Software is easy to deploy, proven and affordable. Please contact us to learn more about WinWam Software.