Doing Business in Canada - Canada's New Food Safety Regime

Instructor: Sara Zborovski
Product ID: 703573
Training Level: Advanced
  • Duration: 60 Min
This food safety webinar will provide an overview of the Safe Food for Canadians Act, and will highlight some of the key elements we are likely to see in the regulations and expected to impact imports and exports. These regulations are scheduled to be introduced in draft in the Fall, with implementation targeted for mid-2015.

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Last Recorded Date: Mar-2015

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Why Should You Attend:

The Safe Food for Canadians Act was promulgated in November 2012. It (like FSMA in the United States) overhauls Canada’s food safety regime, consolidating a number of commodity-based statutes into one, omnibus legislation. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) has sent some signals about what we are likely to see in the Regulations that will provide the detail around how the new regime will work.

This 60-minute webinar is aimed at all companies in the food and beverage industry (including external advisors and consultants) who do business, or want to do business, in or with Canada and specifically, companies who move food over the border between the US and Canada. These companies should be aware of the new Canadian food safety environment and how the new regime is likely to impact imports and exports.

This session is designed for all participants in the food chain, from manufacturers to suppliers to distributors and is focused on helping foreign entities and those with offices on the ground in Canada ensure compliance with the Safe Foods for Canadians Act and its related regulations.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • The Safe Food for Canadians Act and proposed regulations
    • Comparison with FSMA
    • Key elements of the new regime
    • Status of implementation
  • New initiatives for Imports: the Single Window Initiative
  • Transforming export certification
  • Modernization of CFIA inspection activities
  • Modernization of food labeling
  • The CFIA’s Complaints and Appeals Office

Who Will Benefit:

  • Food manufacturers, suppliers and distributors
  • Import and Export managers of food companies importing to, or exporting from, Canada
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Food safety
  • Food inspectors

Instructor Profile:

Sara Zborovski, is a Partner at the law firm of Davis LLP in Toronto and head of the Firm’s Food and Beverage Group. Her practice is focused on providing regulatory and intellectual property counsel to the industries regulated by Health Canada and the FDA, with a particular focus on the food and beverage industry. Sara assists companies navigate the regulatory landscape imposed by the Food and Drugs Act and related regulations, and the intersection of intellectual property and these laws. She advocates before all branches of Health Canada and works with clients to get products from idea to market, provides advice on marketing and compliance strategies and assists clients in matters relating to food safety, including crisis management and product recalls.

Sara is an active member of the Canadian food and beverage communities. She is a regular contributor to a number of publications, and is an active blogger on food safety and other regulatory matters.

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