Anti-Food Fraud Tactics for the Entire Supply Chain
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Tue
The Devil in the Details: Specifications for Safeguarding Solventless
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Wed
Tyler Williams is a consumer product safety & quality expert, and CEO of ASI, a 92-year food safety company. Previously, Tyler was the Chief Technical Officer, where he was responsible for the certification process of over 3000+ audits annually while also training and consulting major food and beverage companies around the world to help improve their food safety practices. He graduated with a master's degree in food safety and Certificate in International Food Law from Michigan State University and has several professional development certifications in food defense, food fraud, preventive controls, HACCP, and lead auditor, etc.
In 2019, Tyler started a non-profit organization called Show Me Food
Safety. This organization provides resources to small food manufacturers and growers to help improve their food safety practices, get on the shelves of local grocery stores, and improve the overall health of consumers. The St. Louis Business Journal and Marijuana Venture recognized Tyler as a ‘40 Under 40 Executive to Watch’ because of what he’s accomplished in both food safety, and cannabis safety.
In 2020, Williams founded Cannabis Safety & Quality (CSQ), the first
cannabis certification program to meet GFSI Benchmarking
Requirements (set to be benchmarked in 2023/2024) in addition to ISO Requirements and regulatory requirements from seed to sale. Williams led CSQ as the Chief Technical Officer, helping over 100 cannabis facilities across the U.S. improve the safety & quality of their products. CSQ has certified some of the most well-known cannabis operators, and in 2023, Forbes celebrated CSQ’s inclusion on the ‘Cannabis 50,’ a list of top game-changers in cannabis who have made a positive impact on the sector over the past year.