FOOD SAFETY TRAINING - Techniques and Concepts of Internal Audit

02/01/2022  8:00 AM -  02/02/2022  5:00 PM  Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S, Fargo, ND

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for GFSI Standards Emphasizing BRC, SQF, FSSC 22000

February 1-2, 2022 • 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. both days
Fargo, ND • Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S • 701-282-2700
Cost: $445/person

Deadline: January 24, 2022*

*This event will be held pending sufficient registration. 


This training will comply with GFSI requirements for Internal Auditing. Understanding these concepts will provide an efficient process and cover the requirements of auditing food safety programs, will provide input for improvements, and demonstrate where food safety programs are strong. 

In this two-day training, you will receive Internal Audit training consistent with GFSI/BRC, SQF, FSSC 22000 Internal Audit Requirements to include:

A. Overview of GFSI Internal Auditing requirements 
B. Comparison of Internal Auditing principles with GFSI Standards (BRC, SQF, FSSC 22000)
C. Primary Discussion: BRC, SQF, FSSC 22000 Internal Audit Requirement

1. Overview of Clause
2. Internal Audit Scheduling 
3. Forming Interal Audit Team 
4. Documenting the Internal Audit 
5. Creating corrective actions 
6. Reporting Requirements
7. Integrating Continuous Improvement

Meet the Instructor: Luisa Tapia
Has nearly 21 years’ experience in the food industry working for a globally recognized baking company in Mexico and United States locations. She began her career as Quality Assurance administrator and quickly progressed to Quality Assurance/Food Safety Manager. She graduated from Iberoamericana University at Mexico City in 2001. She worked for AIB where she held the responsible for GFSI training and education, developmental consulting in US, Mexico, Latin America, Caribbean and South America locations and performed GFSI audits and Technical Reviews in US and Europe. Currently Vice-president of ACET Global Consulting LLC responsible for BRC, SQF, PrimusGFS, IFS, FSSC22000, HACCP and FSPC for human food training, education, auditing and consulting in US, Mexico, Caribbean, Latin American, and South American locations.


  • Bachelor of Science - Food Technology
  • Approved Lead Instructor for FSMA FSPCA Food Safety Preventive Controls for Human Food
  • HACCP Lead Instructor
  • ISO Lead Auditor
  • BRC Auditor Food – 10, 14, 16,17
  • BRC Consultant and Approved Trainer
  • BRC FSMA Preventive Control Additional Voluntary Module 15
  • FSSC Consultant 
  • IFS Consultant
  • SQF Consultant
  • ​PrimusGFS Consultant
  • ​Certification Support for Organic, Non-GMO, Kosher, Gluten Free

Previous Positions:

2001 - 2003

Grupo Bimbo, Mexico

Quality and Food Safety Senior Assistants

2003 - 2005

Bimbo Bakeries USA

Quality Assurance Specialist, Houston TX

2005 - 2009

Bimbo Bakeries USA

Control Desk Manager, BBU Corporate

2009 - 2011

Bimbo Bakeries USA

Quality Assurance & Food Safety Manager, Ft. Worth TX

2011 -2015

AIB International

Manager, Food Safety and GFSI Education

2015 - Present

ACET Global Consulting LLC

FSMA, HACCP, SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000, PrimusGFS, IFS, ISO, Organic, Non-GMO, Kosher, Gluten Free

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