FSMA PC Rule Readiness | Fact or Fiction: Third Party Audits- April 22nd, 2016

FSMA PC Rule Readiness | Fact or Fiction: Third Party Audits- April 22nd, 2016

Posted by: Amanda Moren


April 22nd, 2016

Event Title

Fact or Fiction: Third Party Audits


Industry uses them to verify their food safety systems. Do they help? What do third party audit results tell us about a facility or process?

After viewing this event, you will be able to

  • Appreciate the value of third party audits in informing FDA Risk Prioritization.
  • Distinguish between types of third party audits.
  • Describe how third party audits support the mission of protecting public health.


Video: You must first set up a Food Shield Account and request to join “FSMA Rule Readiness Training” to access this content


Speaker Inforamtion:

Joann Givens- Acting Regional Food and Drug Director, FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs

Joann Givens is one of the senior leaders responsible for oversight and accomplishments in the food and feed program involving field operations. She currently is responsible for the execution of the Food and Feed Program Alignment Action Plan and strategic recommendations/decisions for the specialized food and feed workforce. She has over 35 years of field operations experience. In addition, she is a co-Lead of the FSMA Phase 2 Implementation Steering Committee for the designing and implementation of new operational models for the proposed FSMA rules. She works closely with leaders in the Office of Food and Veterinary Medicine, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Center for Veterinary Medicine and Office of International Programs.

Leann Chuboff- Senior Technical Director, Safe Quality Foods International


Leann Chuboff is the Senior Technical Director, Safe Quality Foods International. She has more than 20 years in the foodservice industry, specializing in supply chain food safety and quality assurance. Prior to joining SQFI, she served as the director of science and regulatory relations for National Restaurant Association Solutions. There, Chuboff focused on improving the technical accuracy of the ServSafe food safety program and developed programs and services on food safety and food defense to fit with all segments of the restaurant industry. Chuboff graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Food Science and is active in organizations including the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), the Conference for Food Protection and the International Association for Food Protection.