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TraceGains Webinar Addressed IFS PACsecure Standard for Food Manufacturers

TraceGains Webinar Addressed IFS PACsecure Standard for Food Manufacturers


Westminster, CO -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/21/2014 -- TraceGains recently offered a webinar addressing the IFS PACsecure focusing on the benefits of certification to the supplier and customer. The webinar was well attended with many questions regarding the new IFS PACsecure Standard. The webinar explained that the IFS PACsecure was developed in conjunction with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and a broad spectrum of industry representatives, specifically applies to all forms of primary and secondary packaging materials.

The IFS PACsecure Standard is for manufacturers and converters of packaging materials. The Standard is to ensure quality and safety of packaging materials, food and non-food materials, meets GFSI requirements, and the roll out includes North America and Europe.

To view the pre-recorded webinar, go to:

The presenters were George Gansne and Deb Krug-Reyes.

Gansner is responsible for the global marketing and business development of the IFS family of food safety and quality standards including IFS Food, IFS Logistics, IFS PACsecure, IFS Broker, IFS Cash & Carry, and IFS Household & Personal Care. He also has responsibility for management of IFS Standards in the Americas.

Krug-Reyes has over 27 years of experience in the food industry in various Food Safety/Quality Management roles including both corporate and manufacturing plant experiences. She has been working at ConAgra Foods for 6 years and is currently a Principal in the Food Safety and Quality Auditing group.

About TraceGains provides food and ingredient manufacturers and brokers with a web-based, full-service supplier, compliance, and regulatory document management solution that automates the management of supplier risk, data, and documentation, making companies 365 Audit Ready™.

TraceGains’ cloud-based SaaS solution works with in-house solutions such as quality management systems (QMS), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and product life-cycle management (PLM), to close the loop on upstream risk. This solution provides collaborative supplier management, and eases compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), and internal business compliance requirements including hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP).

TraceGains digitizes all incoming supplier documents, making them easily searchable. TraceGains also extracts critical data and analyzes them against customer-specific business and compliance rules, alerting stakeholders to any non-compliance.

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