Brent Heldt

Brent Heldt is a graduate of University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, IA with a BA in Business Administration. He currently serves as a Senior Director of Professional Services for Alchemy Systems. Brent has over 18 years of experience working in manufacturing in Quality and Operation roles. He has held positions of Operations and Quality Supervisor, QA Manager, Director of Quality and Plant Manager in RTE meat products, bakery, and egg industries. His credentials include: Advanced HACCP Certification in Meat, Internal Auditing, Process Improvement (6 Sigma Green Belt), Lead Instructor for FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food and lean manufacturing.

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Are You Suffering From Undeclared Allergens?

Posted by Brent Heldt

Many of us have either a family member or friends that suffer from a food allergy. 

Listening to their stories of how disciplined they must be on a daily basis in order to avoid injury is absolutely amazing.  The things that I take for granted, such as walking into a convenience store to pick out a quick snack for my son aren’t so simple and quick if you have a loved one that suffers from a food allergy. 

Everyone working in the food industry from the plant manager to the temporary employee truly needs to have the same level of discipline each and every day because we are responsible for the well-being of our consumers in preventing undeclared allergens.


Approved Supplier Systems To Avoid Allergens

Approved supplier systems often get either overlooked or viewed as a system just to collect documentation. 

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