The Best Alternatives to Improve Produce Safety and the Third Party Audit Process with a Food Auditor, Roy E. Costa, President, Environ Health Associates.
Duration; 34 minutes, 29 seconds.
Roy Costa is the founder and owner of the consulting firm Environ Health Associates, Inc.
Mr. Costa is a registered professional sanitarian with more than 30 years of environmental health practice in the academic, government and private sectors. Mr. Costa is a food safety consultant, educator, auditor and expert, with international experience.
Mr. Costa’s dynamic practice specializes in the prevention and control of contaminates that may be transmitted through food, environmental surfaces and water.
The best alternatives to improve produce safety and the third party audit process may include:
-Buyer financing and coordination of the audit
-FDA involvement in the third party audit process including training and oversight
-Risk-based frequencies of regulatory compliance inspections, 2nd and 3rd party audits, and reassessments based on severity
-Transparency of all audit and inspection findings by all concerned
-Validated microbial standards
-Expanded use of 1st and 2nd party audits
For further information, contact:
Roy E Costa R.S., M.S.(M.B.A.)
Public Health Sanitarian and Consultant
Environ Health Associates, Inc.