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John Manoush, Food Safety Consultant
Food Industry Experience
14 years as a food safety consultant, working for both large and small companies in training, auditing and food safety program creation or improvement, specializing in HACCP programs.
27 years as Quality Assurance and R&D Manager for nationally known low-acid canned foods manufacturer (B&M Baked Beans). Parent companies have been B&G Foods, The Pillsbury Company, Pet, Inc. and the Wm. Underwood Company.
2 years in quality with Armour and Company in Boston, MA.
Experience with a variety of products including canned beans, bakery, acidified foods, canned sardines, sauces and preserves, fresh seafoods, cured meats, canned meats and dry seasonings.
Over 7 years as a HACCP leader and trainer.
Thoroughly familiar with FDA low-acid and GMP requirements as well as popular 3rd party audit standards including AIB and SQF.
MS in Food Science from the University of Massachusetts.
Completed numerous industry and university applied courses including HACCP, Statistical Process Contol, Design of Experiments, Sanitation and Pest Control, Team Building and Public Speaking.
Affiliations and Certifications
PCQI, or Preventive Controls Qualified Individual, Dec., 2016 through GMA. This is required to prepare food safety plans under FSMA.
Registered SQF Consultant from 2009-2012.
Emeritus member of Institute of Food Technologists; Designated Certified Food Scientist in 2013.
American Society for Quality (ASQ) certifications for Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and HACCP auditor (CQA-HACCP).
Instructor for FDA-approved Better Process Control school at the University of Maine.
Certified HACCP team leader for the Pillsbury Company, pioneer in development of the HACCP system.
Participated on the 2005 FDA CGMP Advisory Group and the 2004 study, “Common Food Safety Problems in the U.S. Food Industry”.
Past advisory board chairman for agriculture and forestry to the Maine Technology Institute, a state agency that provides financial assistance to businesses that employ promising new technologies.
Manoush Associates, LLC. HACCP Training and Consulting Services haccpman.com