Women in Food Industry Management

Food Fraud: Can you tell the difference?

Food Fraud is defined as the deliberate or intentional misrepresentation of food or food packaging

Join WFIM for an enlightening evening with guest speaker Renata McGuire, Operations Supervisor with NSF's International Consulting & Technical Services Team. Renata will lead us in an interactive presentation that engages the audience in trying to determine the difference between authentic and misrepresented ingredients. Renata will also share how organizations can reduce their risk of food fraud. Held at the W Event Boutique, a beautiful facility that serves up an ambiance geared to a wonderful evening of networking and nibbles that are sure to delight those that attend.

Event Date

Thursday, Nov. 1st, 2018

Event Location

W Event Boutique (Event Co-Sponsor)
177 Whitmore Road, Unit 13-15
Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 6A7

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Event Time

Date Thursday, Nov.1st, 2018
5:00pm Registration Begins
5:00 – 6:30pm Network and Nibbles
6:30 – 7:30pm Renata McGuire leads us in an interactive presentation
7:30 – 8:00 pm Q & A
8:00 pm Closing Remarks


Members Non Members Students
65.00 +HST 80.00 +HST 40.00 +HST


Renata McGuire, Operations Supervisor, Consulting and Technical Services, NSF International

Renata is responsible for providing food safety consulting services and for developing, maintaining and upgrading the resource materials and consulting tools used for NSF International consulting projects. She is part of the NSF Global Centre of Excellence in Food Fraud, and has led the development of the vulnerability assessment model that supports companies both large and small in their food fraud programs. Her current role as Operations Supervisor, Consulting and Technical Services, focuses on global supplier assurance programs and she is an instructor for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food. Renata has also helped numerous companies achieve HACCP and certify to GFSI benchmarked standards. Her background is in toxicology and she has over 17 years of food safety experience, managing vendor audit programs, implementing a variety of HACCP and food safety programs and managing product testing functions.


W Event Boutique is an extraordinary venue that brings the best of the best in networking and culinary visions for a night to remember. Floor-to-ceiling exposed brick and white washed barn-board panelling throughout deliver old world charm with industrial flare. Expertly prepared nibbles to delight your taste buds.

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