GFTC Food Safety Recognition Awards Selection Committee Selected
GUELPH, ON, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - We are pleased to announce that the selection committee for the inaugural GFTC Food Safety Recognition Awards has been finalized. GFTC has brought together a diverse group of food and beverage industry leaders to evaluate nominees for the 2012 Food Safety Recognition Awards.
The committee's backgrounds, accomplishments and experiences reflect the diversity of the food and beverage industry in Canada. In announcing the selection committee, President and Chief Technical Officer, Frank Schreurs, stated, "We are delighted these exceptionally talented and experienced individuals have agreed to be selection committee members for the GFTC Food Safety Recognition Awards. In creating this awards program, we seek to recognize Canadian individuals and companies who embody the high standards of food safety. I am confident our selection committee members will bring their extraordinary knowledge and understanding of food safety and the food industry to that goal."
The members of the committee are:
Senior Director, Product Safety & Trade
Food & Consumer Products of Canada
National Inspection Manager
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Denis Bélanger, dta
QA Advisor, Audits and regulations
Marilyn Lee, M.Sc., CPHI(C)
Ryerson University, School of
Occupational and Public Health
Albert F. Chambers
Parrish & Heimbecker Milling Group
Vice President, National Food Safety
Director, Quality Assurance
Compass Group Canada
University of Guelph, Department of Food
The submission period opens September 1, 2012 and nominations will be accepted until September 30, 2012. Award recipients will be announced at the 2013 GFTC Safe Food Canada conference.
GFTC is a world leader in food industry solutions, helping companies along the entire food value chain compete globally by strengthening the very foundations of their business: their products, processes and people.
Each year, GFTC assists more than 1,500 companies, providing confidential services in food safety and quality consulting, auditing, training, product development, packaging, and food labelling.
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