Regulatory Intelligence and Exports in Food Industry

Duration: 60 Minutes
This training will provide an understanding of what regulatory intelligence is and how to benefit from it. Attendees will learn how to perform a rigorous GAP analysis and establish an export strategy based on regulatory intelligence.
Regulatory Intelligence in Food Industry
Instructor: Martin Michaud
Product ID: 503929
Objectives of the Presentation
  • What is regulatory intelligence
  • National export regulation for foods
  • Quality/HACCP/GFSI and export
  • Export portrait/scope
    • Countries
    • Logistic
    • Market
    • Seasonality
    • Product
  • How to get familiar with the requirements/certification conditions/special programs of the countries you export or want to export to
  • How to validate your ability to meet the requirements/certification conditions of the countries you export or want to export to
  • Sanitary agreements between trade partners and specific product attributes
  • Co-mingling: advantages and inconvenient
  • The use of export stamps, printer's labels or official legend of inspection
  • The application of segregation measures when importing product that could limit the export privileges of an establishment
  • Product on hold or refused at destination or in transit
  • The process to become eligible to export to a new destination
  • How to look at the export requirements imposed on your biggest competitors
  • Gap analysis and overall strategy
Why Should you Attend
This webinar will help you understand how Quality/HACCP/GFSI relates to exports requirements/ certification and licensing. Attendees will get familiar with the export requirements and certification conditions. It will help attendees to:
  • Track down opportunities to benefit from certification requirements
  • Be aware and current on the export certification requirements of the countries they ship to and avoid CARs or trade interruptions
  • Minimize chances of being delisted or losing export privileges to the countries they ship to
  • Protect their business from import restrictions that could impact their ability to export
  • Develop a regulatory intelligence preventative approach that will maximize the way they do trade with other countries
Who will Benefit
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager
  • Export Service Manager/Coordinator
  • Export Sales Manager/Representatives
  • Export Shipping Manager/Coordinator
  • GFSI Specialist
  • QA Manager
  • HACCP Coordinator
  • Market Development Manager
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Instructor Profile:
Martin Michaud is a highly skilled and experienced professional involved in many industry sector with a lot of field practice while still being active as a trainer and communicator. He has spent numerous years in the meat and fish handling/processing industry throughout Canada as well as in the meat industry in many countries such as USA, Morocco, Japan and Vietnam.

Martin has extensive knowledge and know-how in quality management, process improvement, export requirements and regulatory affairs, food risks analysis, complaint and crisis management.
Among others:
    1. He has established, implemented and operated an accredited ISO 17025 chemistry contract lab in the waste water sector
    2. He held the position of Vice-President of Technical services for one of the largest Canadian meat and poultry company overlooking export requirements, regulatory compliance and laboratory activities for more than 20 registered establishment under CFIA authority that are exporting to more than 65 countries.
During an important period of his career; he was also a part time teacher at the college and University level. He developed an expertise in food risks analysis which was one of his major subject/topic when working as a Senior Technical Advisor at the Faculty of Veterinary medicine of the Universite de Montreal.

He is also involved with the Codex Committee on residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods, known as CCRVDF and official WHO/CODEX ALIMENTARIUS body, as a member of the Canadian delegation.

He now operates his own consulting company supporting other private companies in their permit/license applications, validation studies, laboratory analysis, quality system implementation including process optimization and costs reduction efforts. He is also involved in national committees on the usage of fluorine in water as well as cooling towers training program development with the national professional chemist board (l'Ordre des Chimistes du Quebec) and the government of the Province of Quebec in Canada.

Martin Michaud holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry and a M.Sc. Biology (molecular and cellular biology) from Laval University in Sainte-Foy, Province of Quebec, Canada. He studied inducibility of liver metabolism when exposed to PAHs using mammalian cell lines as a model at the Hotel-Dieu de Quebec Cancer Research Center. A scientific paper was published in Biochemical Pharmacology with his master's study work. Martin is also a co-author on many scientific papers in fisheries, molecular biology, forest science genetic, risk analysis and crisis management.

He also holds a qualification on "HACCP Principles" - passed with honors - from the British Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene.
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