About us

Our Mission:
To provide the means to ensure that the food supply is safe for consumers & that the food meets foreign and domestic regulatory requirements.
We adhere to an old and quite often forgotten business philosophy that the most effective form of marketing is to satisfy our clients.

Our strength
We not only pinpoint, we also effectively resolve problems. We understand that we can't be the best always, so we will strive to be the best at what we can always.

img-2 The AUSTRALIAN FOOD SAFETY INSPECTION COMPANY is a product of many years of research and specialized training to ensure food safety from the farm to the table. Our associates and consultants come from various fields.

Atul Dhanvate

A specially trained individual, he is endorsed as an auditor by Exemplar Global ( International auditor certification body) & is a certified auditor performance / competency assessor.
Atul has studied Food Technology and the microbiology of food relative pathogens, he also has a Diploma in Auditing and a Diploma in Agriculture.
He is qualified trainer and a assessor & holds a TAE 40110

img-1As a approved third party regulatory auditor with the NSW Food Authority he is approved to conduct audits for the Vulnerable Population (VP Scheme) & has been endorsement to audit a cook chill facility. Other facilities auditable under this scheme are Transport & warehousing, Seafood processing, Plant and product, Food manufacturing etc

Other certifications include

  • HACCP Codex- Codex Alimentarius Commission “Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System (HACCP) and Guidelines for its Application”, Annex II CAC/RCPI – 1969, Rev 4 - 2003.
  • SQF Ver 8 auditor – with the ability to conduct audits across high risk sectors.
  • BRC – Food & BRC packaging
  • FSC 22000: 2005 -Food safety management systems -- requirement for any organization in the food chain
  • ISO 9001: 2015 - Quality management systems
  • Domino’s
  • McDonalds (Manufacturing)
  • Woolworths – WQA & COPs
  • Coles – CSR + CMFSR
  • Aldi
  • Costco – Manufacturing requirements
  • Fresh Care – On farm audits
  • Fresh Care – Environmental
  • Australian Egg Corporation Ltd - Egg farm audits
  • Spotless - Food Safety Standard For Suppliers
  • Regulatory audits including NSWFA, USFDA, EU export amongst others.

Atul has a full working knowledge of systems that are used by companies in the Australian and International markets. Atul has been in the industry over 20 years and has seen the changes in the kitchen and the food & beverage operations. He has worked for major players in the hospitality industry.
Atul has conducted audits on small, medium and large operations. His specialty is management systems audit and Food Safety Systems audit.

Mrs. Padmaja D.

Holds a Masters degree from Sydney University having a huge technical background in pharmaceutical and microbiological analysis. Paddy is currently working with a leading university teaching technical laboratory work to graduate and post graduate students
She brings to the company her vast knowledge of bio-security and her vast analytical abilities
Paddy also plays a major role in helping AFSIC our clients and in the laboratory verification processes.

Mrs Angela Halpin

Angela brings together the frame of the company with office & team co-ordination, Angela is responsible for the background work in AFSICresponsible for growing our client base and building relationships with current accounts across Australia / Overseas, She also provides qualified trainers and assessors specializing in food to conduct food safety related trainings (The basis of these key competencies are in line with NFROT / ATQF principles).
Angela is your primary contact with our company. .

Mr. James Ma

Holds a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and Masters Degree in Food Sciences and Technology from RMIT University. He has over 7 years of experience in various Quality Assurance/Technical roles in the food industry such as dairy, meat, bakery and fresh produce among others.James currently works with A.F.S.I.C as a Quality Support Officer and responsible for food safety, quality standards, client support, Training, consulting and research for various projects. .