Washington, DC-HACCP Consulting Group President Robert A. Savage will discuss In-Depth Verification (IDV) Reviews during a live MeatAMI.com web chat Wednesday, October 31, 2001, from 11 a.m. to noon EST.
Beginning early next year, the
Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will
begin doing random reviews at meat and poultry
plants across the nation. Formerly, the agency
would send out IDV teams only on a "for cause"
basis. Savage, who is now involved in helping
plants prepare for this eventuality, will share
suggestions on how to prepare for an IDV and
what to expect during and after the
The HACCP Consulting Group (HCG)
was founded to provide technical and managerial
assistance for the development, implementation
and maintenance of HACCP programs. Savage has
27 years of experience in the food industry,
the United States Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) and FSIS.
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details.” If you cannot participate in the
chat, submit a question in advance. A
transcript of the chat will appear in the Ask
the Expert section a few days after the chat.
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turkey products and their suppliers throughout
North America. Headquartered in Washington,
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President of HACCP Consulting Group Will Give Tips on Preparing for In-Depth Verification Reviews in Live MeatAMI.com ChatMonday, October 29, 2001
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Manager, Public Affairs