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Food Legislation Compliance

FOOD LEGISLATION AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

FSMA-FDA and SFCR – CFIA/ Health Canadaand EU Legislations

Technical Support for Food Legislation & Regulatory Compliance – North America (the USA, Canada/ Mexico), Europe,
Australia, Asia (Japan, China, Korea, others)
  • Food Safety and Modernization (FSMA) preparedness
  • Food Safety and Modernization (FSMA) compliance Review
  • FDA and USDArelated regulatory compliance
  • Florigen Supplier Program Verification – Preparedness, Consulting, and Review
  • Safe Food for Canadian– Gap Analysis, Program writing, and Compliance Review
  • CFIA Compliance requirements for various operations
  • Global Food Legislation and Regulatory Compliance support– for Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Japan, China, Korea, Middles East, and numerous internal markets and destinations regulatory compliance
  • EFSA – European Food Safety Authority
  • FSA/ UK - Food Safety Authority of the UK
  • FSA - Food Safety Authority of Australia
  • Regulatory Support for Asian markets
  • Regulatory Authorities in the respective countries where facilitation requested.

Food Ingredients & Additives Technical/ Regulatory Support

Awareness and consulting on permissible levels/ Allowable limits of food additives and food ingredients in different global markets – Under FDA/ USDA, CFIA/ Health Canada, Mexico, EFSA, FSA -UK, FSA – Australia/
New Zealand, Japan. China, Korea, South America, Middles East, and others
  • Regulatory Food Additives and Food Chemicals – Regulatory Limits, and Process Controls
  • Food Additives – Replacements and alternates and effectiveness studies
  • Food Additives usage review – for regulatory Ingredients and materials Product Shelf Life and
  • Ingredient’s Risk assessment studies associated with Food Additives, ingredients, raw materials, food chemicals
  • Ingredients, Materials – Food Safety risk assessment, allergen risk assessment, food fraud risk assessment
  • Food Packaging – Risk assessment and migration studies
  • Other sorts of food legislation and regulatory

Food Science & Technological Support

  • Food Safety Investigation
  • Food Safety Recall Investigation
  • Food Safety and Quality Complaints Investigation
  • Food Safety issues - Product and Process troubleshoot
  • Cross Contamination troubleshooting support
  • Food Packaging – Usage studies, migration studies, and working and alternates and cost-effectiveness
  • Food Packaging – shelf life a market impact analysis
  • Food Preservation R & D and challenges – modifications to old and new products
  • Food spoilage control studies
  • Food Additives – Regulatory perspective
  • Other sorts of food legislation and regulatory compliance

Food Products Label and Regulatory Compliance

  • Food Label Compliance Review for all international destinations including, USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, and others
  • Nutritional Labeling
  • ngredients Labeling
  • Food Claims
  • Health Claims
  • Nutritional Claims
  • Identity Preserved Status and Claims - Kosher, Halal, Organic, nGMOs, Vegan, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Allergen Free, High Fiber, Low Fat, Low Carb, and others
  • Label Development Service
  • Food Label Design and Review

GFSI Benchmark Schemes/ Advanced Food Safety Systems Consulting

GFSI Benchmark Schemes – Food Safety and Packaging consulting and coachingassignments are conducted by trained and scheme approved and certified consultants holding current approval and applicable food sector categories required for specific operations. Contact us at solutions@foodvisioninc.com for your specific inquiries for schemes not listed below.
  • BRC - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • BRC - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • SQF - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • SQF - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • IFS - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • IFS - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • FSSC 22000 - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • FSSC 22000 - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • ISO 22000 - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • ISO 22000 - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • BRC Packaging - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • BRC - Packaging Designing, Development, Writing, and Implementation
  • BRC Food Safety Culture– System Development
  • Pack Secure- Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • SQF – Food Packaging
  • SQF – Designing, Development, Writing, and Implementation
  • SQF Quality - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • SQF Quality - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • Global Gap - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • Global Gap - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • Primus GMP - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • Primus GMP - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • Canada Gap - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • Canada Gap - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • Quality Cost – Systems Development and Status Review
  • Total Quality Management – Essential Tools
  • Internal Quality Award Preparation
  • Quality Improvement Projects
  • ISO 17025 - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • ISO 17025 - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • SA 8000 - Systems Gap Analysis / Baseline Assessment
  • SA 8000 - Systems Designing, Development, Writing and Implementation
  • Ethical Sourcing

Note: BRC and SQF systems development include all standards and schemes under BRC and SQF. It consists of all SQF and BRC Food sector categories

Consulting and Coaching Options and Packages

Food Vision offers various consulting packages for GSFI Schemes SQF, BRC, IFS, FSSC 22000– Global Gap and Canada Gap - ranging simple advice package to full consulting packages. Explore one that could fit your needs.

Food Safety/ GMP/ HACCP Systems Development/ Implementation

GMP/ Food Safety systems/ HACCP consulting/ coaching scope covers all global schemes and standards - i.e., AIB, NSF-GFTC, Cooks and Thurber, SAI Global, Primus, Silliker, ASI's GMP, etc. Food Chain Stores (North America, Europe, and Asia) like Wal-Mart, Loblaw, Sobeys/ Fresco, Safeway, Metro, Super fresh, Tesco, Carrefour, Major Fast Food Chains, Shoprite, Food Lion, etc.…

  • GMP Systems - Systems Preparedness – Gap Analysis/ Pre-Audits
  • GMP Systems - Full Consultation
  • HACCP Systems – Systems Preparedness
  • HACCP Systems Full Consultation
  • HACCP Plans development and Training
  • Food Safety Systems development and implementation
  • USDA’s regulatory HACCP review and food safety plan development
  • CFIA - regulatory HACCP review and food safety plan development
  • FSMA compliance Food Safety Plans– Food Safety Plan / HRPC
  • Safe Food for Canadian compliance – HACCP / Food Safety Plan development/
  • Safe Food for Canadian compliance - Gap Analysis and compliance review and audits
  • HACCP for Canadian Grain Commission - Systems development and implementation
  • HACCP Advantage - Systems development and implementation
  • Codex HACCP
  • Food Safety Initiative – For Food Safety and Traceability - System development and execution for provincial/ federal govt. funding and support
  • Meat Plant Initiative – For Food Safety and Traceability - System development and implementation for provincial/ federal govt. funding and support
  • Packaging HACCP
  • Food Service HACCP/ HACCP for catering
  • Serve Safe and Restaurant QA/ HACCP

Consulting and Coaching Options and Packages

Food Vision offers various consulting packages for HACCP and GMP Systems development and implementation – ranging simple advice package to full
consulting packages. Explore one that could fit your needs.

Pet Food HACCP / Animal Feed HACCP

  • Pet Food HACCP - Gap Analysis and compliance review and audits
  • Pet Food HACCP - Systems development and implementation
  • Annual Feed HACCP- Gap Analysis and compliance review and inspections
  • Animal Feed HACCP - Systems development and implementation

FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY SYSTEM’S ESSENTIALS/ ADVANCE FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY COMPONENTS

Food Safety Systems Essential Components Consulting - Gap Analysis and Periodic System’s Review and Systems Development and Implementation

  • Food Safety Systems – Individual Component – systems development, implementation, and troubleshooting
  • Food Fraud – Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Food Fraud Vulnerability assessment
  • Food Defense System – Plan development and implementation
  • Food Defense –Gap analysis / Program baseline assessment
  • Food Defense System – Vulnerability Assessment
  • Food Defense – Challenge Test to meet FSMA/ GSFI requirements
  • Crisis Management Systems- Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Mock Crisis – exercise
  • Sanitary Design Review, Assessment, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Allergen Program- Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Training Program Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Internal Audit and NCR systems- Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation Foreign Materials Control Program - Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Effective Corrective Actions/ Root Cause Analysis
  • Sanitation Plan/ Program- Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Sanitation Plan / Sanitation Manual Development / Master Plan development
  • Sanitation Validation
  • Sanitation Trouble Shooting
  • Preventative Maintenance - Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Preventative Maintenance Master Plans
  • Ensuring Food Safety in repairs and temporary fixes
  • Customer Complaint and Internal Corrective Action Program Review
  • Specification Compliance and Validation
  • QA/ Food Safety Program verification and Validation
  • Process Validation– Challenge studies
  • Environmental Monitoring Program- Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Management Responsibility and Change Management Program Review
  • Key Performance Indicator – Food Safety Goals, Objectives and Target Development, and Compliance
  • Supplier and Vendors Assurance Program- Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Traceability and Recall systems- Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Good Lab Practices - Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Effective Pest Prevention- Review, Training and Coaching to understand and implementation
  • Food Safety Fundamentals – Plans development, Monitoring,
  • Food Safety Fundamentals - Verification and validation

Food Labeling, Identity Preserved Claims

Identity Preserved Compliance - Systems Preparedness and Systems compliance

  • Identity preserved- systems development, implementation, and team training
  • Organic Certifications – systems development, implementation and team training
  • Kosher requirement -systems development, implementation, and team training
  • Halal requirements - systems development, implementation, and team training
  • Vegan and Pure Vegetarian - systems development, implementation, and team training
  • Gluten Free- systems development, implementation, and team training
  • Nut Free- systems development, implementation and team training
  • Allergen Free- systems development, implementation, and team training
  • Non-GMO- systems development, implementation, and team training
  • Ethical Sourcing- systems development, implementation, and team training
  • All other possible identity preserved - systems development, implementation, and team training

Food Products Label and Regulatory Compliance

  • Food Label Compliance Review for all international destinations including, USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, and others
  • Nutritional Labeling
  • Ingredients Labeling
  • Food Claims
  • Health Claims
  • Nutritional Claims
  • Cost of Quality
  • Identity Preserved Status and Claims - Kosher, Halal, Organic, nGMOs, Vegan, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Allergen Free, High Fiber, Low Fat, Low Carb, and others
  • Label Development Service
  • Food Label Design and Review

New Food Business Development – General.

  • New food Projects Feasibilities and Viability studies,
  • New Operation – Plant layout and Design – Technical Drawings
  • New Food Operation – Trafficking Flows
  • New Food Operation – Input and Out calculations
  • Business Process troubleshooting
  • New products feasibilities
  • New products - Market potential assessment
  • New/ Old food Products – Introduction and entry to new markets
  • Launching new products – Idea generation to marketing

Starting/ buying new food businesses/ franchises and their management

  • Looking for a new food business in all ranges and all geographical regions in North America
  • Pre-buying Business potential review
  • Post-buying Early Business Mgt support (Consulting and Training)
  • Consumer studies
  • Customer Overview

Food Products/ Materials Import & Export Facilitation

  • Technical support about the global food laws, regulations/ standards and requirements (importing to & from Canada) all over the world
  • Leeds and sourcing of materials all over the world

Sourcing for Materials/ Packaging and Equipment

  • Sourcing and food ingredients, food additives, other materials and Packaging
  • Equipment/ Process Machinery/ Lines, (Process Lines, Metal Detectors, Weigh checker, etc.
  • Customize Food Machinery sourcing
  • Lab Equipment Sourcing and Purchases

New Products Development

  • New Products Development
  • Improvement in Existing products
  • Recipe modification
  • Ingredient replacement
  • Attribute modifications
  • Product Trials
  • Shelf Life Studies
  • Customer/ Consumer Evaluation
  • Improvement in Existing products
  • Sensory Evaluations
  • HACCP plan and Quality Plan revalidation

Product and Process Optimization

  • Product Attributes trouble shoot
  • Improvement in Existing products

Scientific Research and Development – Govt Funding and Rebates

  • Government Funding to Industries through Scientific Research and Development projects
  • Working with the companies with our diversified team to get maximum funding to invest in regular Scientific Research & product development and improvement projects/ programs.
  • Process troubleshooting
  • Growing Forward / Canadian Agricultural Partnership
  • Cost-share Funding Assistance

Shelf Life Studies/ Process and Product Validation

  • Product and Process Validation Studies to meet Food safety and regulatory requirements
  • CCP – Critical Limits Validation Studies
  • CCP Limits Regulatory Compliance studies
  • Food Safety Fundamentals – Validation
  • Preventive Controls Validation
  • Regulatory CPs – Validation
  • Food Products Shelf-life Studies
  • Standards Shelf Life
  • Accelerated shelf life
  • Food Packaging – Usage studies, migration studies, and working and alternates and cost-effectiveness
  • Food Packaging – shelf life a market impact analysis

Process and Product Trouble Shoot

  • Process Validation and Trouble Shoot
  • Product and Process Optimization studies
  • Investigation on process and products related Internal and External complaints and issues
  • Investigation on process and products related to a food recall

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE & FOOD SAFETY CULTURE

Food Vision has a team of trained and seasoned professionals to assess your current status of food safety culture and help develop new systems for your operations. We are unique in our approach to delivering the best value of your money. Our experts have the skill to transform your environment.

  • Food Safety Culture – Gap Analysis,
  • Food Safety Culture Environment Review,
  • Food Safety Culture system compliance and status review
  • BRC - Food Safety Culture Module - Gap Analysis and Baseline
  • BRC - Food Safety Culture Module - Systems Preparedness – Pre-Audits
  • Food Safety Culture – Leadership assessment audits.
  • Food Safety Culture – Systems development, training, and Execution
  • Transformation through Food Safety Culture

Total Quality Management/ Developing Food Facilities for Future

  • Corporate Visions, Core Values, Mission statements and objectives
  • trategic Quality Planning and Quality Objectives
  • Enhancing Quality Focus through motivation, communication, and group/team approach and shared vision
  • Change Mgt & Cultural development through diversified TQM Techniques
  • Losses Standardization and Control Strategies
  • Productivity and Efficiency Enhancement
  • Cost of Quality
  • Improvement through 5 "S," Kaizen and Quality Circles
  • IBusiness Process Improvement
  • Lean Mfg.
  • Total Productivity Focus
  • Efficacy through Monitoring, follow-up and verification focus
  • Success through Accountably, Responsibility and Accountability Focus

Organizational Sustainability for Food Operations

Food Vision values sustainability and green environments. This program includes corporate sustainability and sustainability associated with environment and resources. Contact us at solutions@foodvisioninc.com explore options.

Lean Manufacturing, Quality Excellence, and Quality Improvement

Food Vision believes that tomorrow's challenge is not manufacturing and making but smart manufacturing. We have a mission to enable food operations in smart manufacturing under our global program Food Vision EDGE collaboration that heavily focuses on business excellence, TQM, lean manufacturing and world-class manufacturing principles. We have a world-class resource to facilitate our clients. Food Vision offers audits services to inform baseline situations and compliance status and consulting services to develop and enhance capabilities. These consulting and coaching include but limited to Advance Quality, Cost of Quality, Total Quality Management, Quality Improvement, and Business Excellence, lean manufacturing, world-class manufacturing. Contact us at solutions@foodvisioninc.com with your specific options.

To know more about our customized or onsite trainings, their body of knowledge and financial implications please contact our learning and coaching division at training@foodvisioninc.com for your queries.