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Join us to learn about the changes in the Safe Food for Canadian Regulation and how it affects the current Food Safety Certifications.


Mar 13, 2019, 11:00


Mar 13, 2019, 12:00



The objective of this webinar is to provide an overview of Safe Food for Canadians Regulation (SFCR) with reference to other food safety management systems, integration scenarios specific to GFSI schemes - commonalities and gaps. The webinar also touches upon recommendations for preparedness for non GFSI certified companies.


  • The evolution of food safety in Canada
  • Safe Food for Canadians Regulation– opportunities and challenges for food manufacturers
  • Mapping Safe Food for Canadians Regulation with GFSI standards
  • Integration strategies with existing food safety systems
  • Conclusions
  • Q&A

The new Safe Food for Canadians regulation(SFCR) consolidates the authorities of the Fish Inspection Act, the Canada Agricultural Products Act, the Meat Inspection Act, and the food provisions of the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act. The SFCR Regulations make our food system even safer by focusing on prevention and allowing for faster removal of unsafe food from the marketplace. Under these regulations, as of January 15, 2019, new licensing, preventive control and traceability requirements apply to food businesses that import or prepare food for export or to be sent across provincial or territorial boundaries.

Target Audience
The webinar is aimed at food companies that are covered by Safe Food Canada Regulation, wishing to upgrade to the Canadian Regulations from an existing food safety management system such as a GFSI scheme.

Victor Muliyil - Food Technical Program Manager, SGS North America

Language: English
Cost: No charge