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CanadaGAP Publishes Resources Regarding FSMA Compliance

Published on: 2017-05-08 9:27:14 AM

CanadaGAP has published a number of materials on its website to assist CanadaGAP-certified companies that supply produce to the U. S market determine how they may be impacted by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA). The following resources have been developed and provided on the CanadaGAP website: Information for Canadian exporters to the United States about the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) ...

REMINDER – Survey: CanadaGAP Expert Assistance

Published on: 2017-04-18 3:23:30 PM

PLEASE TAKE A FEW MINUTES TO COMPLETE A BRIEF SURVEY before the end of April. We appreciate your feedback. CanadaGAP is considering whether to provide new services such as training, workshops, presentations, one-on-one coaching, farm visits, email or phone support, or other technical services to help producers implement the program within their operation and better understand how to meet CanadaGAP requirements. The technical support could be available on a fee-for-service basis to ...

Updated Frequently Asked Questions available on the CanadaGAP Website

Published on: 2017-04-12 2:46:40 PM

The CanadaGAP Program is pleased to announce that the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the CanadaGAP website have been updated, reorganized and streamlined for ease of use. We invite you to use the FAQs as a primary resource to answer specific questions, as well as to obtain an overview of common questions for all program participants, auditors and other interested parties. The FAQs previously existed in two separate places on the CanadaGAP website and were addressed to two separate ...

Reminder: Upcoming Training Opportunity for the CanadaGAP Program

Published on: 2017-04-10 1:46:49 PM

NSF International is offering the CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course May 29 – June 2, 2017 in Vancouver, BC. Course Details The five-day programme is designed to train potential auditors specifically for the CanadaGAP program. The course includes an intensive review of the CanadaGAP requirements, with the incorporation of practical examples specific to commodity or region, and optional HACCP and repacking and wholesaling components.  Days 1-4: Classroom training Day 5:  ...

CanadaGAP Program Publishes Food Safety Manuals in Spanish

Published on: 2017-04-05 1:51:00 PM

CanadaGAP is pleased to announce that its Food Safety Manuals are now available in Spanish. Users can download a free copy from the CanadaGAP website at: http://www.canadagap.ca/manuals/manual-downloads/spanish-manuals/ “We have received many requests over the years to provide CanadaGAP materials in Spanish,” noted Jack Bates, Chair of the Board for CanAgPlus. “Many fresh produce operations in Canada and the U.S. employ Spanish-speaking workers. These new tools will help ...