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TJH Consulting,  LLC offers consulting services to the ”Meat, Poultry and Food Industries” and to ”Government and Security Agencies. ”

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Thomas J. Hoffman President

TJH Consulting, LLC offers consulting services to the “Meat, Poultry, Dairy, Fruit/Vegetable, Seafood, Confectionery, and Food Industries”and to “Government and Security Agencies.”


Tom started his consulting business after spending 35 years with USDA’s, Food Safety and Inspection Service. TJH Consulting, LLC has been providing consulting services to the food industry since 2002. The company is particularly effective providing consulting services dealing with developing Food Safety Systems including HACCP Plans, SSOP’s, Prerequisite Programs, Sampling Programs, Forms, etc.  In addition, consultants are certified in the following Global Food Safety Initiative formats: SQF, BRC, ISO 22000 and PrimusGFS. The firm also specializes in criminal, civil and administrative cases; 30 and 3 day letters, NOIE’s, Food Safety Assessments (FSA's),  SSOP/HACCP system failures, inspection issues, appeal of non-compliance records, product recalls, foreign country enforcement equivalency reviews, expert witness and SSOP/HACCP training. Tom has been to sixty seven (67) countries including Mexico, Colombia, Serbia/Montenegro, Azerbaijan, Macedonia, and France providing training and consulting services to government officials and the food industry.
His company works with some of the largest law firms in the country, especially those specializing in violations involving food. 


The company also offers a training course entitled “SITUATIONAL PLANNING”dealing with risk management and personal safety. The copyrighted course teaches four principles: threat assessment, position of advantage, response, and evaluation. Upon completion of the course, government and business officials have the tools to develop a written plan of action prior to dealing with a potentially dangerous assignment or a potentially dangerous individual.
Since 2002, TJH Consulting, LLC has taught Situational Planning to 2,500 Consumer Safety Officers with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Services We Provide

International HACCP Alliance Certified HACCP Training

  • Teaching Basic and Advanced HACCP courses.


  • Prepare SSOP plans/HACCP plans/SPS programs/Generic E coli, Salmonella, Listeria sampling programs/GMP’s/Pre-requisite programs, etc.

Regulatory Issues

  • SSOP/HACCP system failures. 
  • Inspection issues.                                        
  • Appeal of non-compliance records (N.R’s).
  • Conducting independent third party SSOP/HACCP audits.
  • Responding to FSIS 3 day and 30 day letters.
  • Notices of Intended Enforcement Action (NOIE).
  • Notices of Suspension.
  • Withdrawal of Inspection Services.
  • Incident Investigation Team Reviews.   
  • EIAO Food Safety Assessments.                   
  • Criminal, civil and administrative cases.
  • Expert witness.
  • Product recalls.


  • Performing audits of foreign countries inspection and enforcement programs
  • Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary (SPS) monitoring and enforcement systems and practices.
  • Conducting foreign equivalency reviews.
  • Development of inspection and enforcement programs for state and foreign governments.

Food Safety Audits

  • Sanitation Audits.
  • HACCP Verification and Validation Audits.
  • HACCP Plan Audits and Re-assessments.
  • Audit preparation for all major auditing firms and USDA/FSIS

Decontamination Plans

  • Specialize in designing and implementing re-inspection and de-contamination programs for rodent infestations.

Personal Safety

  • Teaching courses on personal safety for government regulators.

Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)

  • Preparation for SQF, BRC, PrimusGFS, and ISO 22000 audits.


  • Design bio-terrorism programs.


HACCP Courses

HACCP Plan Development and Implementation

City Date Syllabus and Locations Register
Course Fee $400.00 per person

For group discounts please call (410) 266-3332 or email for more details

Upcoming Advanced HACCP Courses

City Date Syllabus and Locations Register
Course Fee $500.00 per person

For group discounts please call (410) 266-3332 or email for more details

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