Ensuring the quality of food safety is an essential consideration in any food security program. Master your understanding of the new with the continued globalization of international trade. Take away specific solutions to:
Provide greater predictability and transparency in your food safety systems.
If you’re a food business that imports or prepares food for export, or ships food across provincial or territorial borders, the new SFCR will impact your operations. Navigate the new complex landscape of the SFCR to ensure proper adherence to the importation/exportation guidelines. Walk away with effective strategies to:
Increase your understanding of the new regulations surrounding importing and exporting products under the SFCR.
Network and connect with as many people as possible in a short time! Meet your industry peers during this fast pace networking section of the summit. You will have three minutes per interaction to exchange business cares and chat to the new people before moving on. When the bell rings, you move on to the next person.
Technology has been regarded as a great resource in coordinating your food manufacturing processes. Utilize an enterprise resource planning tool to efficiently plan your regulatory processes. Source solutions to:
Utilize technology to efficiently manage compliance.
The current fragmented approach within educating the food industry across sectors causes learning gaps, inconsistent skill development and unnecessary/ineffective spending of learning dollars. Perfect the training for your workforce with new resources. Source practical insights on:
Improve your collaborative and integrative efforts to better educate your workforce.
Acquire cutting-edge techniques to comply with the latest labeling requirements, from updated standards for Front of Pack labels to new legislations geared towards marketing to kids. Ask pressing questions and receive specific, in-depth answers tailored to your business’s individual needs. Gain insights to:
Don’t fall behind on the regulation changes for labeling!
The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations Act is similar to the US. Food Safety Modernization Act requirements. Enrich your understanding of the key differences to improve your exporting operations. Walk away with an action plan to:
Achieve better consistency with your exporting operations under SFCR and FSMA.
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) is a standardized and systematized approach to assessing food safety. This science-based approach helps prevent food contamination. Ensure the safety of your food by learning the latest in HACCP procedures. Walk away with a blue print to:
Establish an officially recognized food safety protocol for your business and be HACCP compliant.
Inconsistencies in precautionary labels continue to add to the confusion of consumers. Mitigate the risks of precautionary labeling to minimize the health risk to your customers. Take back to your office strategies to:
Address precautionary allergen labeling to lower your risk.
There is a pressing need for improved methods and tools to rapidly and reliably identify, detect and predict food safety hazards. Increase your understanding of next generation sequencing methods to combat these hazards. Source practical tips on:
Increase your traceability processes with whole genome sequencing
The change in cannabis regulations scheduled for October 2019 will effectively open the legal market up to dozens of new products. Prepare your business for the nuances that come with this legalization. Source practical tips and insights on:
Prepare your business for the newly legalized substance.
Inspectors use a combination of the onsite inspection and evaluation techniques for assessing compliance and evaluating the impact of non-compliance. Reduce your risk of non compliance. Walk away with an action plan to:
Improve your understanding of CFIA processes for inspections and refusals.
Food fraud continues to cause the food and beverage industry to lose upwards of 40 billion dollars annually. Protect your consumers by leveraging the food industry’s ability to detect and combat fraud across supply chains. Source practical tips on:
Instill confidence into your efforts to combat food fraud.
Blockchain is often associated with cryptocurrency, but is also being looked at as a solution to food-supply challenges that will enhance trust and transparency. Realize the unique benefits that accompany the digitization of information with Blockchain. Gain insights to:
Realize the benefits of a decentralized ledger to improve efficiencies.
Prepackaged foods in Canada will now require new Nutrition Fact Panels on their labels. Ensure your labeling is accurate to avoid consuming your consumers. Develop an action plan to:
Avoid potentially dangerous labelling mistakes by adhering to the new label guidelines
Health Canada recently introduced new restrictions on the commercial marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children as part of the Healthy Eating Strategy. Adapt your marketing strategies to the new restrictions. Gain insights to:
Comply with new mandatory restrictions to protect your marketing practices towards children.
Plant-based meat is gaining popularity as it is developed in the lab without the need for factory farming. Enrich your understanding of this disrupting trend to ensure you don’t fall behind. Gain insights on:
• Exploring the impact of regulations will have on new plant-based meat alternatives
• Leveraging the benefits of plant-based meat and its sustainable implications
• Discussing the current regulatory challenges in the production of clean meat
Gain valuable insights into how newly created plant-based meat will affect regulations
Sustainable claims represent a trust that is built between food manufacturers and consumers. Ensure that you are complying with regulations when making sustainable claims on your products. Source practical tips on:
Legitimize and successfully monetize your claims of sustainability.
More companies are now applying for duty and tariff relief or exemptions under various free trade agreements including; NAFTA, CETA and IREP. Learn from an audit inspection standpoint how to best comply to gain the maximum duty and or tariff relief for the importing/exporting of food products. Gain insights to:
Increase your understanding of the free trade regulations surrounding importing and exporting products.
The health and wellbeing of transporting animals continues to be an important issue for Canadians. Increase consumer confidence in your products and practices by complying with these new amendments in the transport of animals. Source your plan of action with:
Prepare your organization for the new amendments in transporting animals
This essential workshop is designed for regulatory and marketing practitioners looking to develop a solid foundation in allergen labelling regulations. Participants will acquire an in depth understanding in:
Develop tools to meet evolving allergen labeling regulations.
As labeling requirements change and consumers demand to see more of what they are eating, how will regulations impact the food industry? How do you sort through what is and is not expected to be on food labels? Explore why transparency is needed from regulators. Analyze how advertising will be affected and recall preparedness. Attend this workshop to address your labeling concerns with industry experts. Take away key strategies for:
Gain a deeper understanding to ensure consumer satisfaction.