Based on your current location, we selected the North America edition of FreshPlaza.com for you I want to remain in this edition
Please click one of the other regions below to switch to another edition.

world_map North America Latin America Oceania Africa Asia Europe


Job offersmore »

Specialsmore »

Top 5 - yesterday

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »

Safe Food For Canadians Regulations released

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) applauds the work of government and industry culminating in the release today of the new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR). CPMA has worked closely with industry and government during the consultative period and firmly supports the Government's objective of ensuring a safe food supply chain for Canadians while ensuring the competitiveness of industry both domestically and abroad.  

"The federal government has shown tremendous leadership in developing these new food safety regulations,” said CPMA President Ron Lemaire. "The new SFCR present Canada's most significant overhaul of food safety regulations in its history. This was achieved through close collaboration between government and the entire agri-food supply chain to ensure that Canadians enjoy one of the safest food supplies in the world.” 

CPMA will review and monitor the new regulations and will support industry implementation and compliance. CPMA will also continue to advocate for regulatory harmonization, where appropriate, between the new SFCR and the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in order to facilitate trade with our largest trading partner. 
For more information: 
Jeff Hall 
Food Safety Specialist
Canadian Produce Marketing Association 

Publication date: 6/14/2018


Receive the daily newsletter in your email for free | Click here


Other news in this sector: