CO - Founder
Gordana Halbreiner is a co-founder of FTC. She has more than 25 years of experience in food and packaging processing and regulatory affairs, which enables her to consult and conduct training in these areas.
With FTC, she has been involved in a diverse range of projects, both in Canada and internationally, developing and implementing HACCP and Quality Systems as well as various GFSI schemes in the food and packaging industry. Gordana has worked with both federal and provincial HACCP Systems, and has assisted processors who export meat and poultry products to the U.S. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Technology. Gordana worked with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Food Inspection Branch and CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency), on different projects.
Gordana is certified internal auditor and ATP (Approved Training provider) for BRC program by BRC Institute, HACCP program for food processors and farms by HACCP Alliance ,IFS PACsecure by IFS PACsecure. Gordana holds exclusive rights to train on GFCP program (Gluten Free Certification Program) and she is FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Lead Instructor.
CO - Founder
Ivana Roskic is a co-founder of FTC with extensive experience in different Food Safety and Quality Systems, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), as well as various GFSI schemes in the food and packaging industry. She has assisted in the implementation of over 60 food safety systems in Canadian companies, both provincial and federal.
Ivana worked with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Canadian Food Inspection Agency on different projects and has conducted numerous workshops in Canada. She received her Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology.
Ivana is certified internal auditor.
Ivana is ATP (Approved Training Provider) for BRC, IFS PACsecure, GFCP and HACCP for farms and food processors and she is FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Lead Instructor.
Mission Statement Food Technology Consulting is striving to be widely recognized as the undisputed leader of food safety in the food industry. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality of service in the shortest period of time possible, and to satisfy our clients with effective advertising and promotion of their businesses.
To earn that recognition, we aim to be:
- 1. The first choice as a service provider
- 2. An indispensable partner for our clients
- 3. A responsible citizen in our community
Vision To be the acknowledged leader within the Canadian Food Safety consulting industry.
Motto Our clients can count on us. Food Technology Consulting provides confidentiality, loyality, trust and satisfaction.
Food Technology Consulting’s staff has been involved and successfully completed numerous of trainings with FPHRC and Toronto District School Board (TDSB). FTC successfully educated students in the Youth into Food Processing program and program created for immigration.
FTC involved in community training program with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) for youth refocusing their skill sets to the food industry
Food Technology Consulting's staff performed training for OMAFRA staff on Understanding the Requirements of the Global Standard for Food Safety - Issue 7
Food Technology Consulting’s staff has been involved and successfully completed the project with FPHRC to develop Gluten Free Certification Program (GFCP) on line Training Material for food industry across Canada.
Food Technology Consulting’s staff has been approved by FDA to officially train food industry personnel on FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food program.
Food Technology Consulting's staff undertook the development of the curriculum content and scripting for the “Preventive Control Plan 101 Online Training Program”.
Food Technology Consulting's staff has been approved by the GFCP to be the exclusive training providers for the Gluten-Free Certification Program in Canada.
Food Technology Consulting’s staff has been approved by HACCP Alliance to officially train food industry personnel on HACCP program anywhere in the world.
Food Technology Consulting's staff has been approved by IFS PACsecure to officially train food industry personnel on HACCP program for packaging industry anywhere in the world
Food Technology Consulting’s staff has been approved to officially train food industry personnel on BRC program anywhere in the world.
Food Technology Consulting reviewed and provided comments to the CFIA and Food Industry on the similarities and differences between GFSI and FSEP standards. The purpose of this initiative is to understand the best way to upgrade FSEP standards into GFSI standards for the companies that need both.
Food Technology Consulting reviewed and provided comments to the CFIA and Food Industry on the changes made to the FSEP Manual. The purpose of the project was to simplify and improve existing FSEP standards.
Food Technology Consulting reviewed the draft of the new Advantage GMP/HACCP Program Manual. This project identified opportunities to make the program simpler to understand for those just beginning to develop their own Advantage GMP/HACCP System.
Food Technology Consulting assisted in the development and implementation of Advantage GMP/HACCP programs in four processing facilities. Food Technology Consulting's dedication and effort - together with OMAFRA staff, scientists, certified laboratories and Canadian General Standards Board - resulted in Advantage GMP/HACCP certification at these four facilities. This project identified a number of areas where improvements can be made to Advantage GMP/HACCP programs.