Complying with Food Safety Standards

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin #200
Houston, Texas 77002
Registration Deadline Description Amount
9/11/2019 Register $10.00

Companies in the food industry (farmers, producers, distributors, retailers, restaurants, etc.) must implement government and industry required standards in order to sell in the market. Learn about effective and low cost solutions to implementing these requirements while maintaining a profitable growth. 

Lunch Included 

If you are registering after  2:00 pm Tuesday, September 10, you will receive a turkey sandwich. 


Session Highlights: 

  • Rapid internal audit scheme with minimal operational interruptions
  • Compliance with Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HAACP) maintenance and gateway to SQF
  • Develop, implement and maintain Safe Quality Food (SQF) quality system effectively
  • ISO 22000 and FSSC 22000 framework
  • Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)
  • Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI)


  Dr. Michael Sanders 


Dr. Michael Sanders has 34 years of industry and academic experience.  He is a successful entrepreneur creating and leading several businesses in manufacturing, distribution, and energy. He has published numerous technical articles and delivered speeches worldwide. He has been responsible for successful transformation and organizational turnaround projects in multi-national businesses with various industries including Oil & Gas, Automotive, Food Processing, Petrochemical, and Packaging. Dr. Sanders’ academic background includes degrees in Biochemistry, Engineering, and Business Management. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Texas Tech University. Dr. Sanders is a top contributor to Beehivefund Corporation, a non-profit foundation with a mission to support innovative production systems and technologies through a global network of people and organizations.

This session is brought to you by the UH Small Business Development Center and Allegiance Bank. 

Please Note:

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the University of Houston SBDC at 713-752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.

If you choose to pay at the door please add $20 to the registration fee.