OAK FOREST, IL–The Business & Career Institute (BCI) of South Suburban College (SSC) will offer another course in their Hot Topics on the Go sequence geared to provide information for a variety of industry sectors about issues and solve problems associated with business growth. The next Hot Topic – “The Global Food Safety Initiative: Safe Quality Food” – is targeted for food manufacturers and anyone in the food manufacturing supply chain. It will take place on Wednesday, August 27th from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.) Hot Topics on the Go sessions are all free of charge and located at the college’s Oak Forest Center.
The need for worldwide standardization in both food safety and quality assurance within all channels of the food supply chain is being driven by the rapid growth in global food supply and demand. This quick 90-minute information and question/answer session will provide valuable information about the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the Safe Quality Food (SQF) program and how they are impacting the food industry. As a bonus, information will be provided about SSC’s ongoing support to the food industry with a basic food curriculum for new and current employees.
Hot Topics on the Go sessions are free of charge, but reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Nancy Burrows at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2556 or email NBurrows@ssc.edu . The Oak Forest Center is located at 16333 S. Kilbourn Avenue, across from the AMC Loews Theater on 167th Street.