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Is Your Company Recall Ready? June Webinar Holds the Answer

May 20, 2015

Does your company’s product recall plan allow you to communicate key information quickly and effectively to everyone up and down your supply chain? Does the plan meet the recall requirements outlined in the Food Safety Modernization Act?

IDFA’s new “Recall Preparedness Webinar: What to Do When Things Go Wrong” on June 10 is designed to help members prepare an effective recall plan that will allow them to mitigate, manage and respond to any product recall situation. The featured speakers are Michael Roberson, director of corporate quality assurance for Publix Super Markets, Inc., and Amy Fanale, director of product management for GS1 US, a not-for-profit standards organization.

Michael Roberson

Roberson leads a team of professionals responsible for food safety, brand integrity and regulatory compliance programs related to food and food labeling throughout the Publix supply chain. With a thorough understanding of the microbial hazards associated with food and factors frequently implicated in foodborne disease, Roberson has engaged with industry, regulatory, academic and community leaders to develop food safety controls and strategic food-protection and quality-assurance systems.

Amy Fanale

Fanale is the director of product management with GS1 US. Her diverse background includes experience in supply chain management, marketing, management consulting, strategic planning, technology, business process design, and software implementation and training.  

During the webinar, participants will learn how to:

  • define, clearly and comprehensively, the scope of a recall;
  • plan strategy in advance, so when things go wrong, you can act immediately and decisively; and
  • leverage the new, simplified version of GS1’s Rapid Recall Exchange, now called Rapid Recall ExpressTM, which allows quick and easy communication between trading partners.

The webinar will be held June 10, 2:00 -3:30 p.m. Eastern time. For more details and to register, visit the Recall Preparedness Webinar microsite today.

Members with questions may contact John Allan, IDFA vice president of regulatory affairs and international standards, at
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