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Ensuring food safety amid supply chain disruption

Find out how our experts maintain high food safety standards despite turbulent supply chains.

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In an era marked by unprecedented challenges, safeguarding the integrity of our food supply becomes paramount. Our experts reveal how they manage increasingly complex supply chains. 

From risk assessment to contingency planning, we dissect the intricacies of maintaining food safety at every stage of the supply chain. Gain a profound understanding of the technologies, protocols, and collaborative approaches that fortify the resilience of your food safety framework.

Join us as we collectively address the challenges, share insights, and ensure that no matter how strained, how complex and how chaotic our supply chains get, we’re able to maintain the very highest levels of food safety.

Key learning points:

  • Discuss what supply chain disruptions looks like and understand some of the reasons behind that disruption.
  • Learn how to mitigate last-minute changes in suppliers.
  • Develop and understand tools to track supply chain changes to maintain transparency.
  • Hear the experiences of an expert panel who have dealt with turbulent supply chains for many years and take away actionable insights to strengthen your food safety.


Boris Bolschikov is Head of Food Safety Science and the Global Food Safety Center at Mars Incorporated.

Dr. Boris Bolshchikov is the Head of Food Safety Science and the Global Food Safety Center at Mars Incorporated. He leads a team of food safety scientists and capability building experts dedicated to the capture and translation of new knowledge and scientific insight into novel technical solutions and practical capabilities. The team’s current focus includes pre-competitive research, partnerships, and training on the topics of microbial risk management, mycotoxin risk management, and food integrity management to help ensure safe food for all.

Boris holds a Master’s and PhD in Chemistry from the Russian Academy of Science and Moscow State University, specializing in synthetic and computational approaches in macromolecular drug design. Boris joined Mars in 2011 and has since held various leadership roles in Innovation, R&D, and Commercial across Russia, Eurasia, and Asia. Prior to his career in Mars, Boris held R&D management roles in Unilever and in science and technology startups.

Lorraine Mehterian, Global Director of Food Safety at The Coca-Cola Company.

Dr. Darin Detwiler, Professor of food policy and corporate social responsibility at Northeastern University.

Professor of food policy and corporate social responsibility at Northeastern University and well-respected food safety advisor and author. For 30 years, he has played a unique role in controlling foodborne illness: twice appointed to the USDA’s National Advisory Board on Meat and Poultry Inspection, represented consumers with NGOs, served on Conference for Food Protection councils, and supported the FDA’s implementation of FSMA, and current Chair of NEHA’s Food Safety Program Committee. He is the recipient of IAFP’s 2022 Ewen C.D. Todd Control of Foodborne Illness Award as well as their 2018 Distinguished Service Award.


Is the webinar free?

Yes – there is no charge to watch the webinar.

How long will the webinar be?

This webinar will last up to an hour.

What do I need to watch this webinar?

All you need is a computer with an internet connection. We recommend using headphones if possible if you’re in an office environment.

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