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IFST Webinar: Keeping Pace with the Evolving Regulatory Landscape in the Food and Beverage Industry (sponsored by TraceGains)

April 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Navigating the intricate and dynamic global regulatory environment is crucial for success in the food, beverage, and supplement sectors.

This webinar dives into the importance of strategic planning and adaptation in the face of regulatory change. With UK & Europe facing significant shifts in food safety and legislation, including increased scrutiny on sustainability, traceability, and health claims, professionals must stay ahead to ensure compliance and market success. Register free.

Engage with industry leaders as they share insights on interpreting regulatory trends and establishing robust frameworks to safeguard your business against future challenges.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the current regulatory challenges and trends from a global and European perspective, including the focus on sustainability and food safety.
  • Learn how to develop and implement a strategic regulatory change management programme within your organisation.
  • Gain insights into effective methods for monitoring and responding to new regulations and legislative updates in the food and beverage sector.
  • Discover the role of technology and innovation in ensuring compliance and enhancing product traceability.

Target Audience:

  • Food Regulatory & Safety Groups
  • Ingredient Suppliers, Manufacturers, and retailers
  • Compliance & NPD, Managerial level and above


Kari Barnes – Regulatory Standards Manager, TraceGains

Kari Barnes is TraceGains’ Regulatory Standards Manager. She has a B.S. in Biological Sciences and has managed technical laboratories in the fields of molecular genetics and food microbiology. Kari has created, implemented, and maintained quality management systems including SQF, BRCGS, ISO 17025 and ISO 9001 for a major international food ingredient manufacturer. She is well versed in product regulatory compliance, food quality and safety, risk management, continuous improvement, and lean manufacturing processes.

Tye Blazey – Director of Business Development, SGS DigiComply

Tye Blazey works with SGS Digicomply’s strategic clients and partners to adopt data solutions that address compliance, regulatory and food safety challenges.

Chair: Dan McGlynn, TraceGains