- Threats pest pose
- Protocols to mitigate pests
- How to identify early warning signs
- Emerging technologies to assist with early detection
Stay up to date on the latest regulatory changes. Take action to ensure food safety. Gain insight on how to:
Gain awareness on how the regulatory changes are impacting your company.
Food manufacturers face the same economic pressures as those in other sectors. They also have unique issues that defy a strict adherence to the bottom line, which require a different mentality to tackle successfully. Set your company on the path to establishing a culture of food safety. Create a step-by-step plan to:
Master the success factors of the most successful companies and establish a culture of food safety.
Certified Humane labels are an attractive opportunity to make customers aware of your company’s commitment to safe and ethical practice. Ensure your brand resonates with ethically-minded consumers. Adopt an action plan to:
Comply with rigorous humane certification guidelines and promote socially responsible corporate policy.
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.
With constant regulatory updates being the norm in the food industry, it’s essential to have training programs that are up to date. Perfect the training for your workforce with new resources. Source practical insights on:
Create training programs that keep your employees on top of new regulatory changes to ensure compliance.
Fraud is a major concern for consumers and food companies alike. Protect your consumers and your reputation by identifying and preventing food fraud in the supply chain. Gain expert insights on:
Improve your ability to detect and prevent food fraud to ensure the integrity of the food supply chain
Take away experienced perspectives to help you build and enhance your environmental monitoring program.
Improve your understanding of the SFCR and CFIA inspection processes.
Increasingly, consumers are demanding new plant-based meat substitutes. Ensure the safety of these new products while meeting your consumers demands. Gain expert insights on:
Take advantage of the plant-based trend while ensuring the safety of your products.
Cannabis products were made legal in Canada in 2018 and edibles and novel cannabis derived products are now entering the Canadian market. In the US a different approach was taken. Cannabis remains federally illegal, but over 35 states have legalized it medically and over 10 have legalized recreational cannabis products. CBD products are different yet again as the USDA legalized hemp production and distribution, but did not opine on CBD production. CBD is heralded as the new miracle drug, but it is caught in a tangle of federal, state and regulatory crossfires. What is the path forward for Canadian and US based companies? How can we ensure safe products? These challenges, and more will be discussed in Dave Donnan’s presentation.
Bring your most pressing food safety issues to this session and source exclusive solutions from your peers. Delegates will be sorted into roundtable groups related to industry verticals.
Solve your food safety problems with the insights of your peers and industry leaders.
Canadians are increasingly likely to consume fresh fruits and vegetables five or more times per day. Leverage regulatory best practices to ensure the safety of your consumers. Take away a blueprint to:
Exceed regulatory standards to reduce contamination.
Foreign materials can have a disastrous effect on your brand. Develop innovative solutions to detect foreign materials before they contaminate your food products. Develop your strategy to:
Protect your brand with enhanced foreign material controls.
New issues are constantly emerging in the food industry. Get an update on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, and innovative solutions to new and recurring problems. Gain up-to-date information on:
Get the inside scoop on the latest issues and trends that your company needs to maintain food safety.
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a progressive, fatal nervous system disease known to naturally infect white-tailed deer, mule deer, moose, red deer, elk and reindeer. Health Canada recommends that humans not consume meats contaminated by CWD and efforts are being made to keep it out of the food supply. Source insight on:
Get the lowdown on CWD, its risk to the food industry, and how to prevent its spread.
Review your take-aways from the day’s learnings. Attendees will discuss their plan for their return to the office:
Confirm your take-aways from the final day of the conference.