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Address change for CanadaGAP office

Published on: 2016-09-19 12:19:56 PM

Please update the address you have on file for CanadaGAP/CanAgPlus. Our civic address has changed. The CanadaGAP office new street name is now:   245 Menten Place, Suite 312 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2H 9E8   There is no change to our phone or fax numbers, email addresses or website. Thank you for your cooperation.

CanadaGAP Annual General Meeting to be held December 8 in Ottawa

Published on: 2016-08-03 1:41:23 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   August 3, 2016 - The 2016 Annual General Meeting for the CanadaGAP Food Safety Program will be held in Ottawa on Thursday, December 8.   Time:             Start time 1:30 p.m. EST   Location:      Canadian Federation of Agriculture National Office - Boardroom  21 Florence Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  K2P ...

Advance Notice: Program Change for 2017

Published on: 2016-06-27 1:49:36 PM

Effective April 1, 2017, the passing score on the CanadaGAP Audit Checklist will be 85%. The current passing score is 80%.  The decision to increase the passing score on the CanadaGAP audit was made by the CanAgPlus Board of Directors at its most recent meeting. CanAgPlus is the not-for-profit corporation that owns and operates the CanadaGAP program. “To maintain program integrity and credibility, we felt it was time to move in the direction of a higher passing score,” ...

CanAgPlus Board of Director Nominations

Published on: 2016-06-21 1:38:45 PM

CanadaGAP® is now accepting nominations for candidates to serve on the Board of Directors for CanAgPlus, the corporation that owns and operates the CanadaGAP Program. CanAgPlus relies on volunteer leaders to guide decision making and oversee management of CanadaGAP. Participation on the Board of Directors affords volunteer leaders the opportunity for personal growth and satisfaction in moving the program forward and improving food safety in the fresh produce industry. CanAgPlus directors ...

Clarification of CanadaGAP requirements as they apply to standalone storage operations

Published on: 2016-06-21 1:33:47 PM

The following communication applies to standalone storage operations and the CanadaGAP-certified companies (e.g., producers) who store their product in those facilities.  CanadaGAP requires all certified companies to source their product from suppliers who are also certified to CanadaGAP or to another industry-recognized third party food safety audit/certification.  The requirement in Section 19.1 states:  The person responsible selects/purchases harvested/market ...