TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, September 28, 2012 /Worldwide Who's Who/
-- Nena Velickovic, Professional Food Safety and Quality Consultant & Certified Trainer for NV Consulting Inc. has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in her career.
Backed by 20 years of professional experience, Ms. Velickovic has helmed NV Consulting Inc. for the past two years. With expertise in food safety, product and process risk assessment, analytical testing, regulatory compliance, seafood sensory evaluation, FSQMS, HACCP, GFSI (BRC, SQF and FSSC22000) and professional training services for the food industry, she provides food safety services including quality assurance and product life cycle management. She is Certified as a National Food Safety Trainer by the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA).
Some of the highligjhts of her career include the implementation of a Global Standard for Food Safety (BRC) for leading food companies in Canada and the development and implementation of a Food Safety Plan based on Codex Alimentarius HACCP principles. She also provided training in FSQMS for private label development for the largest retailer in South America (Peru, Brazil, Argentina), successfully implemented a Quality Management Program for Importers (QMPI) for the largest Canadian national retailer and developed a National Training Program for Seafood Sensory Evaluation and Seafood Spoilage for Distribution Centres across Canada.
Ms. Velickovic attributes her success to her passion for her work and her love of working with people. She became involved in her profession through her previous experience working in a microbiology laboratory, as well as her experiences as senior manager of quality assurance at Loblaw Companies Limited and as manager of quality assurance at Imperial Chilled Juice. In 2010 as Senior Quality Assurance Manager at Loblaw, Nena became a project lead for the Quality Management Program for Importers (QMPI) and obtained CFIA license approval for Loblaw—an industry first for any Canadian food retailer.
Ms. Velickovic attended Shrimp School at the University of Florida, learned about cheese making technology at the University of Guelph and completed a sausage and processed meats course at Iowa State University. She holds a B.Sc. in Food Science from the University of Belgrade and completed the GMP/HACCP/Internal Auditing Course, SGS in 2004. She also attended the Seafood Sensory Evaluation Workshop conducted by the National Fisheries Institute, USDC/NOAA Seafood Inspection Program at the University of California and the USDA in Gloucester, MA. Additionally, her training includes content determination for seafood products, fish spoilage and sensory evaluation, new Listeria inspection strategies, low-sodium product re-formulation, and product shelf-life determination.
For more information about Nena Ms. Velickovic and NV Consulting Inc., visit http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/nena-velickovic/1a/a78/73
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