Belinda is a renowned food safety expert and consultant with 30 years' experience in the food industry. She regularly appears in high profile food safety cases. Specialisms (particularly meat, bakery and fish sectors) include food safety management systems, HACCP plans, compliance and certification, training, allergen control and factory design.
Food Safety Consultant with over 30 years’ experience, specialising in developing and maintaining quality management systems for companies based on relevant food safety standards i.e. BRC, SALSA, ISO, Organic, FEMAS or SFBB. This includes HACCP, allergen risk assessments, internal audits and supplier audits.
Experienced technical and regulatory advisor with 20+ years’ experience in the food chain, generating risk management solutions, identifying regulatory compliance requirements and setting specifications and managing supply chain QA. Skilled in supporting cross-discipline projects, working with complex international supply chains, and translating regulatory requirements and scientific issues to stakeholders.
Specialist in Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Food Hydrocolloids. Clinical Nutritionist. Experienced scientist in the field of food ingredients and supplements, oils and fats, pet food and fermentation. Also highly successful track record globally in technical writing, technical presentations, product development, business development and sales and marketing.
20 years experience working with Unilever, Subway and suppliers of M&S and Sainsbury's, in technical manager roles, product development, food safety/quality management systems, crisis management, supplier audit and supplier management, CSR, research laboratory.
Expert on testing for contaminants, allergens, authenticity and fraud. Risk-based testing policies, surveillance plans, and interpretation of results. Laboratory outsourcing. Incident investigation. GFSI Lead Auditor. BRC site preparation, HACCP. Risk assessment of ingredients, labelling advice. Control of cross-contamination on site and supply chain. Food integrity assurance.
Advisor to importers, manufacturers, “due diligence”. Training. Product compliance, legislation labelling, HACCP. Factory: GMP, safety, quality management assessments to retailer requirements; advisory reports. Extensive overseas experience: manufacturing and retail background. Product specialisms include chocolate and sugar confectionery.
Technical support, product development, trouble shooting for the following product areas: fruit and juice processing; soft drinks and packaged water; food flavourings and food additives. Food authenticity, expert witness.
Getting to the core of food safety. Food safety and quality management consultancy specialising in working with food and drink producers who feel documentation is overwhelming them. Experienced microbiologist. HACCP and supply chain risk assessment specialist. Bespoke food safety training. Interim or consultancy, need help? Get in touch!
Facilitating open innovation collaborations and project management. Advising on research programs and strategy. Subject matter expert on food ingredients and processes: oils, fats, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, cocoa, chocolate confectionery, nutrition, and sustainability. Andrea has 30 years experience in the R&D organisation of a FMCG company translating science into applications.