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Canadian Food Regulations

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Canadian Food Regulations
Mar 21-22, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Guelph, ON Feb 29, 2016 Regular: $1,049.00 CAD
  Early Bird: $999.00 CAD
Canadian Food Regulations
Oct 17-18, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Guelph, ON Oct 3, 2016 Regular: $1,049.00 CAD
  Early Bird: $999.00 CAD
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Course Partners:

International Food Focus Limited

Legal Suites Inc.

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of Canadian food regulations, ask questions of leading experts in the field and learn how to strategically use the regulations and regulatory process to optimize your business proposition and market position. Through presentations, group activities and case studies, this two-day program thoroughly reviews food regulations in Canada. At the end of the program, you will be able to:

    • Identify the  federal and provincial regulatory landscape and how it affects interprovincial and international trade
    • Categorize and compare the product classifications and jurisdictional considerations
    • Interpret the formation of laws and regulations, Interim Marketing Authorization (IMA) and the transitioning to Marketing Authorizations (MAs)
    • Discuss the organic regulations, allergen labelling and other new and emerging compliance topics      
    • Define and understand the federal acts and regulations affecting the sale of food in Canada
    • Discuss the Food & Drug Regulations as it relates to food composition, ingredient declaration, processed food identity, dietary fibre and novel fibres, novel foods and food additives
    • Distinguish between mandatory and voluntary food label information
    • Outline the types of health claims on food permitted in Canada and requirements thereof
    • Discuss the regulations governing allergen declaration
    • Identify and discuss Health Canada’s new policy on energy drinks
    • Review the genesis of the Natural Health Product Regulations   

    Detailed Program Agenda (365kb)

Who Should Attend?

  1. Dietician or Nutritionist
  2. Facilities Managers
  3. Owners/Operators of Food Businesses
  4. Production Managers and Supervisors
  5. R&D Managers And Personnel
  6. Regulatory Authorities, Managers & Personnel

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Logistics & Lunch

Lunch is from 12:00pm - 1:00pm, and is on your own.

Cancellation Policy:

Substitutions (in writing) are welcome anytime, but please notify us as soon as possible.

Early Cancellations (more than two weeks prior to the course date):
A refund will be issued for the registration fee paid, less a 25% processing charge.

Late cancellations (less than two weeks prior to the course date):
Refunds cannot be issued for late cancellations.

Program cancellation: GFTC reserves the right to cancel or postpone a program due to unforeseen circumstances. Should this occur, you will be notified as soon as possible. All efforts will be made to notify participants at minimum two weeks before the scheduled event. If GFTC cancels a course, your entire registration fee will be refunded.

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