Members-Only Digital Seminars

  • FDA Overview of Total Diet Study

    Aug 24, 2022
    FDA TDSRecently, the FDA released the agency's Total Diet Study (TDS) Report: Fiscal Years 2018-2020 Elements Data and associated data tables. The TDS is a tool the agency uses to help FDA prioritize food safety and nutrition efforts.
  • FDA’s Food Traceability Proposed Rule – Summary of the proposed requirements

    Oct 22, 2020
    Traceability ruleThe FDA Proposed Traceability Rule published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2020. This webinar for members provides a detailed overview of the FDA proposed rule which is the latest FSMA rule. 
  • The Food Retail Industry Speaks, What Are They Saying?

    Oct 07, 2020
    Speaks webinarThe Speaks 2020 webinar provides results of 2019 operations and financial benchmarks for food retailers and wholesalers, while also providing context to a challenging first few months of 2020.
  • COVID-19 Preparedness with CDC

    Mar 10, 2020
    cdc buildingDr. Ian Williams of the CDC gives an overview and current status, as of March 10th, of the coronavirus, response to the outbreak, and what CDC’s current recommendations are for the retail, wholesale and the food industry as a whole. 
  • 2017 FDA Food Code Changes and Updates

    Mar 09, 2018
    Food Code 2017The FDA Retail Food Protection Team hosted a webinar for FMI members to learn more about what changes and updates were made to the 2017 FDA Food Code.
  • Cleaning & Sanitation Operational Considerations for Listeria Prevention

    Dec 18, 2017
    Cleaning and SanitizingThis webinar, hosted by Ecolab, discusses operational considerations for cleaning and sanitation in retail food establishments and highlights key areas to focus for improved Listeria control and prevention.  
  • Compliance with New USDA Catfish Food Safety Regulations

    Oct 30, 2017
    catfishRepresentatives from USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service outline the new food safety requirements for harvesting, processing and selling catfish, which became effective September 1, 2017.
  • Food Defense: Preventing Intentional Contamination of the Food Supply Webinar

    Sep 28, 2017
    MealOur industry has long been aware of the possibility of terrorist actions against the food supply and have established food defense programs designed to prevent intentional contamination through prevention, detection and response programs. Preparing your company for a crisis before one occurs is critical. 
  • Working with FDA during a Recall

    Jun 07, 2017
    Anatomy of a RecallThis webinar provides insight into FDA’s recall program. Tom Kuntz, Acting Team Lead for FDA's Recall and Product Reconditioning Team, discuss FDA’s process for handling recalls and classifying recalls. Tom touches on the timing and inconsistency of recall classification and how to overcome challenges with your district recall coordinators. He provides an overview of FDA’s current initiatives related to recalls such as FDA’s new Strategic Coordinated Oversight of Recall Execution (SCORE) program.
  • FDA’s FSMA Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

    Apr 22, 2016
    FSMA Series: What Food Retailers Need To KnowThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released its final rule on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food as part of the agency’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The rule establishes criteria and definitions that would apply in determining whether food is adulterated because it has been transported or offered for transport by a shipper, carrier by motor vehicle or rail vehicle, or a receiver engaged in the transportation of food. On Monday, April 18, FMI held a webinar on the final rule.
  • Overview of FSMA Final Rule: Foreign Supplier Verification Programs

    Dec 03, 2015
    FSMA Series: What Food Retailers Need to KnowFDA released its final rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs as part of the agency’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The rule requires that all importers establish programs to verify that foods imported into the U.S. are produced in compliance with certain U.S. food safety standards. FMI's regulatory counsel Stephanie Barnes hosted a members-only webinar to provide FMI members with an overview of the rule’s requirements, the impact on the food retail and wholesale industry and what provisions changed since the release of the supplemental proposed rule in 2014. 
  • Chemical Regulatory Compliance

    Apr 22, 2015
    20151208-FMI-563-WEBThis webinar provides perspectives from retail, supplier and legal on how the current chemical regulatory compliance environment impacts retailers and their supply chain.