Debby joined LRQA in 1995 as a certified Quality Assurance Lead Auditor. She has been involved with ISO certification and consulting activities in a wide range of industries; pet food, dairy, beverage, soup, spice, candy, sugar, citrus, meats, poultry, seafood, tobacco, chemicals, packaging and cosmetics. Debby has worked with more than 400 different companies, including some well-known corporations such as M & M Mars, Mars Pet Food, Coca-Cola Company, Uncle Ben's, Ethel M. Chocolate, Domino Sugar, Mead Johnson, Campbell's Soup, Tropicana, Wixon, Pepperidge Farm, Wrigley, Cargill, Bacardi, etc...
Debby started her own company, D. L. Newslow & Associates, Inc., in 1997. The main office is located in Orlando, FL but Debby travels all over the US and even internationally to assist companies. Debby still subcontracts with LRQA as an ISO lead auditor. She is qualified to perform a GAP Analysis and audits in food, chemical and packaging operations for ISO 9001, 22000 and HACCP.
Debby does consulting for companies all over the US covering various business development and maintenance activities. She also enjoys teaching various food safety and management workshops at public workshops in Orlando. She even develops customized workshops for companies, upon request, and goes onsite to train the employees. Some of the subjects that she covers includes HACCP Certification, HACCP Prerequisites, Internal Auditing, Root Cause Analysis, CAPA, Food Safety Management Programs, Environmental Systems, GMP/Sanitation/Process Evaluations, BRC Training, SQF Training, FSSC 22000 Training, ISO Training, HACCP vs. HARPC, FSMA Requirements and Food Safety Manager Certification.
Over the years, Debby has been a speaker at various professional conferences, written many articles for publications and has written two books: one on ISO 9001 and the other on Food Safety Management Programs, published by CRC Press in December 2013.
Debby has had extended education and keeps up-to-date with this ever changing industry with professional certifications. She has won many distinguished professional awards over the years; the latest being the 2013 NSF International Food Safety Leadership Award in Training.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
I offer public Food Safety workshops in Orlando, FL or I can come to you and do a workshop geared directly towards your company's needs:
HACCP Program Development
Root Cause Analysis
FSSC 22000: Awareness, Review, Maintenance & Continual Improvement
FSSC 22000, ISO 22000, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001-Integrating the Standards and The Basis for Sustainability
HACCP vs. HARPC
I am an IRCA Certified Quality Assurance Lead Assessor, an American Society of Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Auditor, Certified HACCP Auditor, Certified Food Safety Manager and Certified Quality Manager. I am active in several professional organizations including: IFT, Fl IFT, IAFP, FAFP and ASQ.
I have received several awards for my professional achievements over the years. The latest award bestowed upon me was the 2013 NSF International Food Safety Leadership Award in Training.
Cheering for the New England Patriots
Going to the beach
Going to concerts (oldies)
Listening to audio books-especially murder mysteries