CLARISSA MCISAAC, HBSc, CFSQA
Quality and Food Safety Specialist
Clarissa graduated from the Food Safety Advanced Diploma program after completion of her Honours Bachelor of Science degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland.
Throughout her Food Safety program, Clarissa completed courses related to the chemistry, microbiology and toxicology of food. She also took courses focused on food hygiene, food processing, industry inspection techniques, and the regulations that protect our food system. As part of this program, Clarissa completed a 13-week work term at Labatt Breweries. At the brewery, she gained experience in a quality control laboratory where she performed quality tests on in-process and finished product samples. She also performed monthly inspections of the brewing department’s prerequisite programs.
Clarissa has earned certificates for completing training in HACCP, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations, Thermal Processing of Canned Foods and Container Evaluation, and GFSI-recognized schemes including CanadaGAP, BRCGS, and SQF. She is also a member of the American Society for Quality and a Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor.
As a Quality and Food Safety Specialist, Clarissa is responsible for coaching clients with the development and implementation of HACCP-based food safety programs. She also develops food safety resources and supports the Quality and Food Safety team with client projects.