Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Ana Hooper   Vp Total Quality   Darden
Ana Hooper   Vp Total Quality   Darden
Ana Hooper   Vp Total Quality   Darden
Ana Hooper   Vp Total Quality   Darden
Ana Hooper   Vp Total Quality   Darden
Ana Hooper   Vp Total Quality   Darden
Ana Hooper   Vp Total Quality   Darden
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Ana Hooper Vp Total Quality Darden

1,153

Published on

Presentation regarding Produce Traceability as presented to FDA & FSIS on December 9 & 10, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

Presentation regarding Produce Traceability as presented to FDA & FSIS on December 9 & 10, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

Published in: Business, Technology
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,153
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
14
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Global Food Safety Standards Ana Hooper Vice President, Total Quality December 9, 2009
  • 2. Darden Global Food Safety Standards Darden is the world’s largest full service restaurant company g p y – Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse – Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52 Nearly 1 800 company owned and operated restaurants in over 1,800 1000 North American communities Employs more than 180,000 people across North America Serves over 400 million meals to US customers annually Purchases from over 1,500 suppliers in the US and 35 countries 2
  • 3. Darden Global Food Safety Standards FOOD SAFETY IS OUR #1 PRIORITY International Team of Food Safety and Quality Professionals – Over 50 Biologists, Food Scientists, and Public Health Professionals Located Around the World o 17 Field Plant Inspectors in US and 10 foreign countries who inspect food plants, products and processes o 20 Field Total Quality Managers who review and certify in-restaurant processes The best way to ensure quality is to go to the source Utilizing a Risk Based, Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points g , y (HACCP) approach, ensure: – Food safety practices are integrated at all levels of the supply chain – Highest level of security to the Darden supply chain (domestic & international), with traceability from pond to plate / farm to fork 3
  • 4. Darden Global Food Safety Standards Visibility to Manufacturing Facilities Inspection Data – Products may only be purchased from approved Manufacturing Facilities Product Specifications for all Products – Products are not purchased without an approved, signed, Product Specification Visibility to Critical Product Data – Full visibility to Food Safety and Quality Compliance – Corrective Action Tools to drive Continuous Improvement – Full visibility to supplier data verifying products meet the Specifications prior to shipping Full Product Traceability – Highest level of security to the Darden supply chain with traceability from pond to plate/ Farm to fork – Intelligent Bar Coding throughout Supply Chain – Shelf Life Management – Food Safety Crisis Management 4
  • 5. Darden Global Food Safety Standards Darden Food Safety Crisis Response/Traceability Imperative: – To successfully and swiftly manage any food safety incident, ensuring speed of action for problem resolution with clear, timely communications Expectations of Darden Suppliers - Full Product Traceability: – Suppliers must readily be able to identify : o Number of cases produced by date code o Where products were shipped and when o How much remaining on hand – Have system in place to do the same with their raw material suppliers Examples of Challenges with Recent Trace-backs: – Tomatoes - Salmonella – Dry Milk Powder - Salmonella 5
  • 6. Darden Global Food Safety Standards In the event of a food-borne outbreak, the goals of the government’s food safety organizations are clear: – Find and contain the problem quickly – Find the source of the problem – Trace forward to its spread, and inform consumers Recommendations for Improvement: – Greater Industry and Government collaboration to expedite investigations – Enhance the transparency and exchange of information between Industry and Government during the investigative process Benefits: – Minimi es search time for s spect prod ct Minimizes suspect product – Allows government to concentrate limited investigative resources on high-risk, non-excludable segments of Industry – Reduces the cost burden failure rate and health impact of prolonged burden, investigations by identifying affected product more quickly 6
  • 7. Thank You! 7

×