Military needs in the 19th and 20th centuries triggered the growth of modern food processing technology. Since then the food industry has been growing leaps and bounds not only accruing benefits to consumers, but also throwing new challenges to food industry professionals and demanding novel solutions. Perry Johnson Food Safety Consulting has a vast network of consultants who can provide expert solution in the areas of food safety, processing, quality assurance, supply chain management, risk assessment, sustainability, traceability, crisis management and a whole lot of other services.
Food Safety: Perry Johnson Food Safety Consulting offers a variety of food safety solutions to the various segments of food supply chain from food production to food distribution, through processing, distribution and retailing. Services provided include, developing customized food safety management systems including HACCP plans, validating HACCP plans, training of staff on HACCP Principles and on the requirements of the various GFSI benchmarked schemes such as Safe Quality Food (SQF), BRCGS Global standards for Food Safety, Packaging and Packaging Materials, Storage and Distribution and Agents and Brokers, International Featured Standard (IFS) for Food Logistics.
Our certified industry specific experts will work with you towards certification of the chosen GFSI standard from documenting the HACCP plans and other required procedures to implementing the procedures until you get certified.
Food Processing: We provide solutions to industry specific process and product related challenges. This includes process optimization, process validation, recipe management, cost reduction etc.
Food Quality Assurance: In addition to providing customized food safety solutions our experts can also offer solutions to your quality related issues. We also develop industry and product specific Quality Management Schemes (PQMS) to effectively manage product quality. Our experts will work with you to identify critical quality parameters from raw material to finished product, including post-manufacturing operations in order to effectively manage them through the product life cycle.
Supply Chain Management: Management of food supply chain through effective interaction of the entities in the food supply chain is of paramount importance in achieving food safety and quality. Perry Johnson Food Safety Consulting provides consulting solutions to the food industry in the management of raw material suppliers, food contact material suppliers, co-manufacturers, brokers and other service providers as well as in developing food fraud prevention systems such as TACCP (Threat Analysis and Critical Control Point) system and food security/food defense systems based on Vulnerability Analysis and Critical Control Point (VACCP) system.
Risk Assessment: Risk assessment plays a key role in the operations of food processing companies. A variety of risks persists in the food industry: food safety, food quality, biosecurity etc. Senior management has the responsibility to identify and mitigate these risks and also outline how the identified risks will adversely impact the business. Our experts on technical and business risk analysis will be able to conduct detailed risk assessments and provide effective mitigation strategies, using the latest techniques and guidelines, including ISO 31010:2009 Risk Management Risk Assessment Techniques.
Sustainability: Sustainability in the food industry ensures balancing environmental, economic and social considerations in the food supply chain. Our consultants will be able to offer their expertise in the following areas: agricultural practices, food processing, distribution, waste management, packaging, life cycle analysis, food safety and health, environmental labeling, product development, practices in food manufacturing companies, food retailing and food service. We will make use of Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) guidelines and indicators to develop the sustainability framework for you.
Crisis Management: Crisis situations arise even in companies that are effectively managed. We offer both proactive and reactive solutions to crisis situations. Our proactive solutions include developing a robust and comprehensive food defense/food security plan using the latest techniques available, such as Vulnerability Analysis and Critical Control Point (VACCP), risk analysis, training your staff on food security plan, gap analysis and contamination control techniques.
In crisis situations we can provide professional services to help you manage the situation so that your image does not get tarnished. This includes, incident investigation, developing communication strategies and follow-up after incident management.