Diversey Consulting to Highlight Strategies and Innovations at Global Food Safety Conference

Monday, February 17, 2014

STURTEVANT, Wisc. – 17 Feb 2014 – Sealed Air and Diversey Care’s Consulting team will offer insights during two break-out sessions and highlight top innovations at the Global Food Safety Initiative’s (GFSI) upcoming conference in Anaheim, Calif. The annual three-day conference, taking place on 26-28 Feb, is one of the food safety industry’s most anticipated events. It attracts more than 1,000 experts from over 60 countries worldwide, who will discuss current trends and share ideas for advancing food safety.

“We’re dedicated to providing tailored food safety solutions in order to manage risk, improve operational efficiency and protect our customers' brands,” said Ilham Kadri, President of Diversey Care. “GFSI gives us the opportunity to spark discussions about food protection and enhance quality of life by making the food we eat safer and healthier.”

On 27 Feb from 8:00 - 9:00 am PST, Diversey Consulting will host a breakfast session titled, “Understanding and Changing Food Safety Practices”. Chris Jordan, Sealed Air’s Key Account Director in the US, will share results from an exclusive ethnographic study and discuss how ethnography can be used to understand and improve food safety practices in retail operations. The session will present case studies from Insight Product Development, Target and North Carolina State University.

Catherine Francois, session chair and Global Director of Diversey Consulting will moderate a break-out session on 27 Feb from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, titled, “New Ways of Controlling the Micro-organism in Food Environments”, which will feature case studies from Intralox, Camden BRI and 3M. Diversey Care innovations on display during the show include:

  • TempTRIP: a new temperature-monitoring service for cold supply chains that monitors, tracks and analyses temperature performance in order to improve food safety, reduce waste and eliminate related costs
  • iMAP: a cloud-based app for collecting, analysing and reporting data
  • Diversey Care Learning Management System: an easy-to-use online tool that guides employees through training, tracks progress, promotes cost and time savings and ensures continued food safety compliance

Diversey Care is a division of Sealed Air Corp., a leader in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection. For more information about Diversey, please visit www.diversey.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Diversey Consulting is an independent consulting group of Diversey Care that specialises in risk management and brand protection solutions. To learn more about Diversey Consulting, please visit www.diversey.com/consulting.


Rafael Echevarria

Corporate Communications Director