Monday, November 27, 2023

 Honored and grateful to have been recognized as the 2023 Most Distinguished Alumnus for Food Safety and Quality Management by the UPLB Zoological Society Alumnus Association! It's a testament to the incredible journey since my time at UP and the passion for ensuring food safety. Thank you for this meaningful award!

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Celebrating Success: Century Pacific's Journey to BRCGS Issue 9 Certification

 Excited to Share!

As a Registered BRCGS consultant of this company, I am happy to announce that Century Pacific Agricultural Ventures Inc. has achieved a Grade A certification from Certification Body SGS United Kingdom Ltd., awarded on October 20, 2023. This certification marks a successful transition from BRCGS Issue 8 to Issue 9, highlighting our dedication to upholding the highest industry standards.

Certification: Grade A BRCGS Issue 9 Scope: Processing of various coconut products including coconut water with/without fruit puree, coconut milk/cream, purified water, desiccated coconut, coconut flour, and virgin coconut oil.

This achievement underscores our unwavering commitment to quality, safety, and excellence. Huge congratulations to the entire team for their hard work and dedication. Here's to even more significant accomplishments in the future!

Mastering Food Safety: A Journey with PAFT Beta Chapter

 November 4, 2023 - An incredible day delving into the world of food safety with the inspiring members of the Philippine Association of Food Technologists - Beta Chapter at Dioscoro L. Umali Hall, UPLB. Immensely thankful for this invaluable opportunity!

Sunday, October 29, 2023

Unlocking Allergen Thresholds for Food Safety

Experts from FAO and WHO convened to establish allergen threshold levels, a key aspect of assessing allergen-related risks.

Their mission: Determine safe reference doses (RfD) to minimize allergic reactions without health risks.

RfD Recommendations (mg total protein from allergenic source):

  • Walnut, Cashew, Almond: 1.0
  • Milk, Peanut, Egg, Sesame: 2.0
  • Hazelnut: 3.0
  • Wheat, Fish: 5.0
  • Crustacea: 200

RfD Criteria:

  • <5% probability of symptoms
  • <5% non-severe anaphylaxis
  • <1:100,000 severe anaphylaxis
  • <1 per million risk of fatal reaction

No fatal reactions observed below RfD.

Non-severe anaphylaxis often resolves without treatment.

Controversy: Soya's removal as a global priority allergen due to low prevalence and potency.

Protecting the allergic population, one threshold at a time. #FoodAllergies #AllergenThresholds #FAO #WHO

Friday, September 15, 2023

 Announcement by the Lead Trainer!

I'm very happy to announce that the incredible team from Century Pacific Foods Inc. has successfully completed the Better Process Control School for canned food safety.

Their dedication and hard work have ensured that their canned products meet the highest safety standards.

Here's a glimpse of our accomplished graduates! Join me in celebrating their outstanding achievement.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

We're overjoyed to share some fantastic news with you all! Laguna Training Consultancy Services has once again demonstrated its commitment to excellence. We're excited to announce that we've guided Laura Food Products Corporation through a successful US FDA regulatory inspection last July 19 to 20, 2023, with a remarkable outcome of ZERO findings!

This accomplishment underscores our dedication to helping our clients navigate complex regulatory landscapes with precision. A huge shout-out to the entire team at Laura Food Products Corporation for their hard work and collaboration.

Thank you for trusting us to be your partner in regulatory success. Stay tuned for more updates on our journey to making compliance a breeze!

We're excited to share that Laguna Training Consultancy Services has reached a significant milestone in our ongoing pursuit of excellence. We're happy to inform you that we've successfully assisted Century Pacific Agricultural Ventures Inc. in navigating the newly introduced Remote Regulatory Assessment by the US FDA, which took place from July 3 to 14, 2023. The outcome has been a major success!

This accomplishment highlights the teamwork and dedication of both our expert team and the hardworking professionals at Century Pacific. Together, we've maneuvered through the complex regulatory landscape with precision, ensuring adherence to guidelines and surpassing all expectations.

A heartfelt thank you goes out to the entire Century Pacific team for their collaboration and confidence in our services. This achievement reaffirms our commitment to providing top-quality guidance and support to our esteemed partners.

Keep an eye out for more updates as we continue on our journey towards achieving regulatory excellence!

 We're thrilled to share that Century Pacific Agriventures Inc. has taken a significant stride towards food safety excellence! From July 27 to 29, 2023, the team participated in an accredited International HACCP Alliance course at the prestigious Ricardo S. Po Center for People Development.

The course equipped the CPAVI HACCP Team with the latest insights and practices in Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), a vital system ensuring product safety at every stage. As evident in the picture, the dedicated participants were fully engrossed, generating innovative solutions during the workshop sessions.

 I’m excited to share a snapshot from our recent visit. As part of the Australia Meat Industry Labor Corridor Project, the Response Group Australia and I had an incredible opportunity to tour the Tanauan slaughterhouse. Our goal? To gain firsthand insights into the current status and explore ways to enhance collaboration for a stronger future.

 Cheers to a dynamic training journey! 🙌✨ Our team delved into the ISO 19011:2018 Guideline for Auditing Management Systems at Ricardo S. Po Century for People Development. Two intense days, August 16-17, 2023, dedicated to refining skills and embracing excellence.
Kudos to Century Pacific Agriventures Inc. for fostering this growth!🌱🚀#ISO19011Training #CenturyPacificAgriventures #ElevatingExcellence