The purpose of this presentation is to educate participants on how critical thinking can be applied to the management of food safety within their food business. Critical thinking involves the participant looking past the “obvious” to ultimately prevent and manage food safety issues. Implementation of critical thinking can move a food business past basic compliance into achieving an exceptional level of business improvement, innovation and growth.
The session will focus on how to apply critical thinking to three core areas, namely, complaint investigations, root cause analysis and hazard identification and assessment.
1. Define what is food safety critical thinking.
2. Identify the importance and benefits of critical thinking for food safety management
3. Apply critical thinking to three core areas of food safety within their food business