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SGS Philippines, Inc., through its Systems and Services Certification (SSC) Division, recently launched the SGS Food Network Forum with the theme, “Creating a Sustainable Future through Food Safety” at the SGS Academy, 3rd Floor, 2229 Alegria Building, Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City, Philippines.

Rosario Cajucom-Bradbury, Managing Director of SGS Philippines, Inc. highlighted the importance of food quality and practicing food safety to ensure a sustainable future for both the consumers and the food industry. She also emphasized the global and diverse experience of SGS in providing quality service for the food industry and consumers.

The forum provides food companies with an overview and awareness about the Global Food Initiative (GFSI) Scheme as required for most manufacturers and food packaging industries such as Food Safety System Certification (FSSC); Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 223; and PAS 96 (Food Defense) integrated with ISO 28000:2007 Security Management System for Supply Chain; and Energy Management or ISO 50001.

The three main topics discussed are: Food Safety towards Food Sustainability by Sol Mohal, SGS Philippines Management Systems Auditor; Ensuring Food Security through ISO 28000 by Glenda Villaflor, SGS Philippines ISO 28000 Global Product Manager; and Energy Management for the Food Industry by Jerome Cipriano, SGS Philippines Energy Management Systems Certification Manager.

 

The SGS Food Network Forum was attended by officials and representatives of 40 different companies and organizations who were assisted by SGS in various stages of the Food Safety System Certification. The same attendees also participated in a group workshop in which best practices in food quality and safety were featured in relation to helping create a responsible and sustainable future.

For more details, please contact:

Edna Apanay
Key Account Head
Systems and Services Certification
SGS Philippines, Inc.
3rd  Floor, Alegria Building
2229 Chino Roces Avenue
Makati City, Philippines
t: +63 2 784 9400 ext 623
f: +63 2 817 6558
www.sgs.ph

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