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Implementing a Food Safety Culture Aligned with Operational Excellence Webinar

December 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Gilster Mary Lee Lean ManufacturingIn our rapidly changing world, food manufacturers are constantly being challenged to introduce innovative solutions to improve operations, quality, and safety in their businesses. This webinar will discuss how your food manufacturing business can benefit from aligning operational excellence with a positive food safety culture. We will share examples of how this process has worked with food manufacturers, the risks of not building a food safety culture, and how to develop a path that integrates operational excellence with food safety. Personnel, supply chain, and advanced technology will all be discussed.

Learning objectives:

  1. Understanding how process control affects profitability
  2. Learning how a strong food safety culture affects your business
  3. Using cross-functional teams to build a food safety culture
  4. Integrating food safety culture and advancing technology

Can’t attend live? Register to view the webinar on-demand!


Juliana Canale

Food Industry Safety, Compliance & Regulatory Solutions Specialist, New Jersey Manufacturing Extensiopn Partnership

Juliana is the Food Industry Safety, Compliance & Regulatory Solutions Specialist at NJMEP. She manages corporate training on Food Safety Modernization Act implementation of rules and regulations and Global Food Safety Initiative-recognized schemes across the MEP National Network, develops food safety online training on foundational elements, and oversees various client projects related to regulatory and customer requirements. Previously, she held the positions of HQ Manager, Food Safety & Quality Assurance at Plated (Plated joined Albertsons Companies in September 2017) and Acting Director of Food Safety, Quality Assurance, & Regulatory Affairs at a vertical farming company.

Jeffrey Hartman

Managing Partner, Capital Manufacturing Consultants

Jeffrey is a performance-driven individual with operations management and consulting experience who understands the concept of “value add.” Grounded in operational excellence early in his career with experience at Frito-Lay, Quaker Oats, and Borden Snacks, which was polished with hands-on consulting experience via the MEP National Network, Jeffrey is driven to improve quality and productivity in all aspects of plant operations utilizing lean manufacturing techniques. He has facilitated over 100 Kaizen events for companies, ranging in size up to $150 MM in annual revenue.

Moderator: Barbara VanRenterghem, Ph.D

Editorial Director

Food Safety Magazine



Presented in partnership by:


Cost: FREE!

Sponsor: IMEC

Contact Name: Emily Lee

Contact Phone: 608-445-4905

Contact Emailelee@imec.org


December 9, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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