Packers Sanitation Services Inc. – PSSI is a leader in contract sanitation services. We specialize in the cleaning of food processing facilities throughout North America with programs that adhere to all GFSI standards and 3rd party requirements. Our distinctive business model used in the contract sanitation market today was developed, tested and refined by our customers and our people. We have the proven systems, resources and technical expertise of more than 15,000 sanitation employees to handle any sanitation challenge. We are focused on customer satisfaction and offer competitive rates, downtime and damage guarantees and audit ready facilities every day. Safe, clean, on time and on budget!
AGAT Laboratories is a highly specialized, Canadian-based company that provides laboratory services worldwide. With over 30 years of experience, coast to coast locations and over 1,200 employees Canada-wide, AGAT Laboratories is the most geographically and technically diversified laboratory in Canada. Our scientists are highly skilled and specialized in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, geology, engineering and specialty analysis. AGAT Laboratories’ operations encompass 12 scientific divisions to offer full-service solutions to multiple industry types within the Environmental, Energy, Mining, Industrial, Transportation, Agri-Food and Life Sciences sectors. Committed to local communities, AGAT Laboratories aims to maintain our mission statement in delivering “Service Beyond Analysis”.
Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is a unique non-profit organization dedicated to helping manufacturers GROW and become MORE COMPETITIVE, at home and around the world. EMC has grown to become Canada’s largest manufacturing consortium and with over one thousand industry events annually, is one of the most active manufacturing organizations in North America!
For more than a quarter century EMC has been responsible for contributing significant knowledge, expertise and resources towards the success of over 5,000 consortium and online member manufacturers, representing every province across Canada. EMC’s total manufacturing audience includes 40,000+ employers and 600,000 manufacturing employees.
Our EMC Food and Beverage Consortium has truly enjoyed some excellent networking events over the past several years! We have shared best practices, visited plants across the Province, connected in group settings and on a one-to-one basis. The topics – all relevant and timely – have ultimately focused on what it takes to be competitive in the food industry today.
We at Ontario Food Protection Association provide a common forum for those associated with food safety & protection within the Ontario food industry and beyond. The Association encourages exchange ideas, experiences and information between members in industry, academia, government, retailers, consultants, diagnostic labs and sector associations. This encompasses brining the membership of the latest research in food safety, along with regulatory updates, training opportunities, trends and advances in technologies. The OFPA provides all members with the Association’s award winning newsletter Prophylaxis which provides a platform to publish news of direct relevance to the Ontario food industry along with featured articles such as Opinions on current events, Spotlight on member organizations and Backgrounders on a range of subjects such as pathogens, sanitation, in addition to novel technologies.
IFIS also have an updated description: Finding food regulation and compliance information is challenging but essential. IFIS Publishing, not-for-profit experts in managing complex scientific food and beverage information, and Molecular Connections, a leading provider of knowledge bases and informatics solutions, have joined forces to develop a solution.
Escalex enables smart searching, efficient and intuitive display and filtering options, and highly relevant, precise results.
Food Online’s objective is to help food and beverage manufacturers produce safe, quality products on time, while remaining compliant, competitive, and profitable through high-quality editorial. The publication is written for food manufacturing executives, plant managers, facility engineers, quality assurance officers, and other members of the food industry employees seeking education and solutions for their position’s day-to-day struggles. Food Online articles also provide a forum for subscribers to discuss issues the industry currently faces. Topics that Food Online covers include:
Safety — microbial contamination, adulteration, FDA and FSMA regulatory updates, along with food safety software updates and solutions
Processing — automation, mixing and blending, material handling, and filling equipment and systems
Packaging — primary, secondary, and contract packaging, packaging inspection and equipment systems
Product Inspection — check weighing, metal detection, and x-ray inspection equipment and systems
Supply Chain — traceability, sustainability, and cold chain issues and solutions
Food in Canada is the one and only national magazine dedicated to food and beverage processing and manufacturing in Canada. In publication for more than 80 years, Food in Canada covers the baking, meat and poultry, confectionery, beverage, seafood, fruit and vegetable, grain and oilseed milling, and pet food sectors, with topics including government regulations and food law; new technology and equipment; research and development; packaging; recipe development; food safety; health and nutrition trends; consumer trends; transportation and logistics; new products and much more. Regular supplements include PETFood in Canada; Research Chefs in Canada; and Accent Alimentaire sur le Québec. Annual resource guides include the Resource Guide Book; the Buyers’ Guide; and the Canadian Food Industry Report. Food in Canada is extremely well known and highly respected, being partnered with almost every single trade show, conference, seminar and association across Canada.
Canadian Food Business Magazine is the go to publication for tips and trends in today’s food and beverage science industry. With topics ranging from beer brewing to protein determination, this magazine reaches a diverse audience with an average of 17,000* print and digital copies. Audiences include academia, scientists, government, and food services.
Global Food Safety Resource (GFSR) publishes trusted solutions and expertise for food businesses operating in global markets. The web site, www.globalfoodsafetyresource.com, promotes food safety best practices in all sectors of the food industry from farm to fork, with a goal of ensuring a safer food supply chain. Areas of focus on the web site include food safety standards, risk management, food science, food technology, free food safety resources and more. Visitors to the website have the opportunity to become a member of the online community, where they can enjoy benefits such as free white papers, webinars, monthly eNewsletters, content in 60 languages and more. Members also enjoy practical insights and expertise from subject matter experts that are working in the field of food safety. Become a member today at www.globalfoodsafetyresource.com/registration. From news articles to topic definitions, GFSR is a “one-stop-shop” for food businesses seeking solutions and expertise.
NSF-GFTC is a global leader in food safety, training, quality and technical solutions, offering the most up-to-date knowledge to leading companies in the food and beverage industry. Each business we work with has unique needs and challenges, from developing new products to meeting global food safety standards to incorporating sustainable practices.
Each year, NSF-GFTC experts audit and consult with over 1500 businesses in the food and beverage industry and train more than 3000 professionals. Our services reach across the globe to 26 countries in 8 languages.