This training course will give the delegates an introduction and overview of food defense, fraud and explores guidelines, legal requirements, and standards in use alongside GFSI expectations. It explores authenticity plans to help you map your supply chain and the importance of food defense plans. It further aims to give delegates an introduction to assure the authenticity of food by minimizing the chance of an attack by performing a threat assessment of your organization, operation, supply chain, process and products. Using risk assessment techniques, you’ll identify where controls and mitigation strategies may be required to minimize and mitigate an ‘attack’. The course includes references to current examples, the application of a food defense assessment tool and group activities. You’ll develop practical skills and the confidence to implement PAS 96:2017 to strengthen food defense at your organization.