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SQF Edition 9 Is Coming: The Changes You Need to Know About

As part of its mission to keep a diligent watch on food safety and quality and make relevant and timely updates to its program, the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) recently updated the draft version of SQF Code Edition 8 to Edition 9. This informative webinar will review what’s new in draft Edition 9 and what it means for you, with an opportunity for Q&A to address your specific questions.

Code experts from the SQF Institute and Intertek Alchemy will explain the changes in Edition 9, discuss how the updates will impact food companies, and offer strategies to prepare.

Join this complimentary webinar to learn:

  • What’s new in SQF Code Edition 9, including structure of the new codes and new code requirements such as food safety culture, specification reviews, product labeling, and ambient air tests
  • How the new code impacts food companies and their current processes in place
  • Strategies food companies can use to prepare for audits under SQF Edition 9


Jeff Chilton
Jeff Chilton
VP Consulting, Intertek Alchemy

Jeff Chilton has over 30 years of experience in the food industry, specializing in food safety, quality assurance, and plant management. Jeff has 23 years as a consultant, helping clients achieve and sustain GFSI certification under the SQF, BRC, and FSSC 22000 standards and providing USDA and FDA Regulatory Compliance services for HACCP and Food Safety Plan. Jeff is a certified SQF Auditor, SQF Consultant, Preventive Control for Human Food Lead Instructor, and International HACCP Alliance Lead Instructor.

LeAnn Chuboff

LeAnn Chuboff
VP, SQF Institute

LeAnn has 30 years of food service experience specializing in supply chain food safety and quality assurance and is responsible for the technical elements of the SQF program including the development, maintenance, and technical support of the SQF code and supporting materials. Prior to working at the SQF Institute, LeAnn worked for the National Restaurant Association as the Director of Science and Regulatory Relations. In this role, she was responsible for the technical accuracy of the ServSafe food safety program and developed program and services on food safety and food defense to fit with all segments of the restaurant industry.

Kristin Kastrup
Laura Dunn Nelson
VP of Food Safety and Global Alliances, Intertek Alchemy

Laura Dunn Nelson is Alchemy’s Vice President of Food Safety and Global Alliances. She brings over 30 years of experience implementing food safety and quality control programs for processing, packaging, food service, and retail operations. She has worked with global retailers and manufacturers in the implementation of their food and workplace safety programs. Laura is a graduate of University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology.


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