Food Industry Experts

Driving Best Practices to Improve Operations, Mitigate Risks and Ensure Brand Protection


Assessing and continuously improving your food safety system is key to mitigating risks and protecting your brand. However, with the growing complexities of food systems and the evolving regulatory landscape, understanding and managing your risks is not an easy task regardless of where you fit into the food supply chain.

TAG’s team of subject matter experts bring decades of food safety and regulatory experience to help clients assess their unique situation, address gaps, and deploy best practices to more effectively mitigate risks and protect their brand.

TAG’s Areas of Expertise

Operational Risk

Operational Risk


TAG works closely with clients to help develop a more robust and efficient food safety system, including addressing gaps and improving operational efficiencies. 

Areas of Expertise
  • Supply chain controls

  • Environmental monitoring

  • Allergen controls

  • Facility & equipment design


  • Final product testing & traceability

  • GFSI-program compliance
    [SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000, IFS]

  • Intentional adulteration

  • Food defense

  • Communicable disease

  • Food safety culture

  • Food segment-specific practices

Typical Services
  • Food safety plan development

  • Supplier & product risk analysis

  • Allergen control program review

  • Environmental control assessments

  • GFSI standards gap analysis

  • Food defense vulnerability testing

  • Communicable disease
    protocol review

Typical Services
  • FSMA & CFIA readiness assessments

  • PCQI human & animal food, FSVP, Produce Safety Alliance Trainings

  • Mock FDA visits

  • Response to regulatory actions [483s, warning letters, etc.]

Areas of Expertise
  • FDA & Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

  • Safe Food for Canadians Act

  • Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP)

  • USDA & Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS)

  • Labeling & food code requirements

  • FDA Juice/Seafood/Retail HACCP

  • Food segment-specific regulations

Regulatory Risk


TAG helps clients navigate the complexities of federal, state, local and foreign regulations, prepare for future

deadlines and assist with

regulatory inquires.


Reputational Risk


TAG works with clients to help evaluate their recall and crisis management policies and procedures, and assist
with recall crisis management should
a situation arise.

  • Recall and crisis
    management planning

  • Health hazard evaluations

  • 24/7 crisis and recall support

  • Social media crisis containment

  • Emerging food safety risk updates

  • Company-specific brand protection initiatives

Areas of Expertise
  • Executive consultations on incidents and recalls

  • Food safety risks updates

  • Crisis preparedness

  • Crisis management training

  • Recall and crisis simulations

  • Crisis and recovery management

Typical Services

TAG Product & Supplier

Risk Assessment Tool

Drawing from TAG’s extensive work with food and beverage companies worldwide, the TAG Risk Assessment Tool - powered by SafetyChain Software - incorporates best practice methodologies to help companies:

  • ​Improve the process of assessing supplier and product risk

  • Validate areas of highest risk for more informed decisions

  • More effectively allocate resources based on higher risks


​​Key functionality includes an extensive library of configurable product and supplier risk questionnaires, built-in reporting and analytics, and more.  Learn about this tool including our approach to ensuring successful set-up and usage – contact us today!


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