Food Safety Excellence Award

This award recognizes a company or designated site or facility with a proven commitment from the senior level management down to performance and continuous improvement in supply chain management and facility conditions.

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Eligibility

To be eligible the company and/or facility must be located in Canada (Canadian facilities of international companies are eligible). This award may be presented to a corporate entity, or a designed facility of the company. Be sure to specify in your application if you are applying on behalf of the entire company, or a specific facility.

Eligible companies include: food and beverage manufacturers, food retailers, food service, food producers (on-farm), food repackers, food distributers, packaging converters and manufacturers.  

Criteria

The application for this award is divided into the following sections (scoring for each section is also included):

  • Section # 1: Food Safety Performance & Continuous Improvement (45%)
  • Section # 2: Food Safety Culture (35%)
  • Section # 3: Supply Chain Management (20%)
  • Senior Manager Attestation (required in order for submission to be accepted for review)

To review a sample application template, click here. 

Submission Requirements

All submissions are to be completed using the online tool once the application period commences. All submissions are required to provide a minimum of the following in order to be considered for an award.

The application requires a written summary (500 word maximum) demonstrating accomplishment in each section listed above (weighted scoring provided for each section). Supporting documentation (up to 10 files per section – word, excel, pdf, jpeg etc.) may be attached as evidence to the written summary – supporting documentation is critical in the evaluation process. General items to consider for the written summary and supporting documentation of each section include:

  • Result (What were/are the results of the contribution?)
  • Impact (What areas were affected by this change?)
  • Effectiveness (How well did the contribution work?)
  • Types of supporting documentation include (but not limited to) audit report cover page, photos, testimonials, letters of support, company policies, documents, records, forms, meeting minutes etc.) 

NOTE: ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION IS 8-10 HOURS.

Applicants will receive an email notifying them that their submission was received by NSF within 48 hours of submission, along with a copy of their completed submission.

For questions regarding the awards and submissions, please contact Scott Arnald at 519-821-1246 ext. 6402 or email sarnald@nsf.org

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