SQF 2000, FSMA, ISO 22000/PAS220 and other standards continue to gain traction in an attempt to create safer foods and beverages. These food safety standards affect the entire food supply chain, and there are many resources available to guide you in how your business will be affected. Yet because of this depth and breadth of the various standards, their influence on the design and construction of facilities is sometimes lost. This Food Plant of the Future webinar from Hixson and BNP examines the:
Different standards that are having an impact on the design of food and beverage facilities,
Similarities and differences between the standards,
Situations in which each standard applies to your facility, and
How to prepare your facility to address the standards appropriately.
Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.