Build a Mature Food Safety Culture that Meets GFSI Audit Standards (UK)

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Now that GFSI certification program owners (BRCGS, SQF, IFS, etc.) will be including food safety culture as a part of their audits, most food manufacturing companies are asking: How will that be measured? How mature is our food safety culture? How can we pass the audit requirements?

Join this complimentary webinar with the foremost experts in the field to:

  • Help you thoroughly understand GFSI’s five dimensions of food safety culture (Mission & Vision, People, Consistency, Adaptability, Hazards & Risk Awareness),
  • Review the expectations from each certification program to help you prepare for new audit requirements,
  • Get practical steps to advance the maturity levels in each of the five dimensions of food safety culture.

How does your food safety culture stack up to new GFSI audit standards? You’ll find out in this webinar. And learn how to advance and sustain your culture to.



Laura Dunn Nelson
Vice Chair, IAFP Food Safety Culture PDG; BSI PAS 320 Food Safety Culture Steering Committee; VP of Food Safety & Global Alliances, Intertek Alchemy

As a member of GFSI’s Food Safety Culture Technical Working Group and Chair of the “People” subgroup, Laura helped draft the food safety culture guidelines set forth by GFSI. Currently, Laura is the Vice Chair of IAFP’s Food Safety Culture Professional Development Group and a member of the BSI PAS 320 Food Safety Culture Steering Group. She has been a global ambassador for food safety culture, speaking on the topic around the globe as Intertek Alchemy’s VP of Food Safety. Laura brings over 30 years of experience implementing food safety and quality control programs for processing, packaging, food service, and retail operations. Laura has worked with global retailers and manufacturers in the implementation of their food and workplace safety programs. She has also assisted food companies in the successful implementation of good manufacturing practices (GMP), quality assurance, and HACCP programs.

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Nic Sharman
MSc FIFST RFoodSM Director, Nic Sharman Consultancy

Nic has 25 years’ experience in the food industry across manufacturing, catering, auditing and retail. Nic Sharman Consultancy Ltd was established in 2020, supporting the food and drink manufacturing industry to drive factory standards, auditing, food safety culture assessments and setting up systems to meet retailer requirements.

In her 9 years at Marks and Spencer (M&S) she was responsible for developing the industry manufacturing standards, managing a 3rd party audit company, conducting food safety audits of new suppliers and supporting the category food technologists and their suppliers.

Nic has a MSc in Food Safety Management from University of Central Lancashire and is a Fellow of IFST and a Registered Food Safety Manager.

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