New Safe Food for Canadians Regulations


Instructor: Gina Reo
Product ID: 706008
Training Level: Intermediate to Advance

  • Duration: 60 Min
In this food safety webinar attendees will learn the broad overview of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulation (SFCR) standard to process, import or export foods for Canada covered with background, new revisions, enhanced regulations, tools and portal for compliance.
Last Recorded Date: Mar-2019


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Why Should You Attend:

Safe Food for Canadians Regulation (SFCR) kicked off January 2019 after several long gazette comment periods by the CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency). This session delivers a broad overview of the standard and covers resources for compliance.

Under this regulation many food companies are now required to register for a license, with many aspects mimicking the new FDA FSMA requirements. The new portal, recordkeeping and compliance requirements as well as staggered deadlines will be presented. Exclusions, responsible parties, and import and export items will be covered in this session.

Anyone operating or bringing food products into Canada or exporting needs to be aware of new regulation requirements, licensing and compliance.

Learnings Objectives:

The new standards will be covered in this session encapsulating everything industry needs to know on launching the SFCR.

  • Understanding SFCR and History
  • Licensing
  • Preventative Controls
  • Importing
  • Exporting
  • Portal Overview and Resources
  • Compliance Timelines for Implementation
  • Guidance Resources
  • Provincial Trading
  • Foreign Supplier Verification
  • Import/Exports
  • Labeling
  • Traceability
  • Compliance Timelines for Implementation
  • Insights & Success Takeaways

Free Materials:

  • Reference documents
  • Rule documents or guidance
  • One-page guidance documents

Who Will Benefit:

    Quality Control/Assurance and Food Safety professionals, supervisors, leads, managers
  • Operations managers/supervisors
  • Regulatory professional
  • R & D or Product Developers professionals
  • Corporate quality managers
  • Operations personnel
  • Senior management
  • Plant management personnel, PCQI’s
  • Third parties developing HACCP plans
  • Auditors and those with food safety inspection roles
  • Validation specialists
  • Food Industry Consultants
  • Quality system auditors
Instructor Profile:
Gina Reo

Gina Reo
President, Quality Assurance Strategies LLC

Gina Reo, President, QAS, (Quality Assurance Strategies, LLC), private consultation for the Food and Beverage Industry specializing in Global Food Safety and Quality with expertise in Regulatory Compliance, Prop 65, Crisis Management, Business Integration and Due Diligence M & A Compliance Risk Assessments.

Formerly, Vice President, Food Safety, Weston Foods (WF), a GWL Canadian company and North American leader in bakery products. Transformed organization toward World Class Excellence for Food Safety within four years by framing Food Safety Roadmap Strategy for fast-tracking compliance to FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act), SFCA (Safe Foods for Canadian Act) and new NLEA (Nutrition Labeling Education Act) for US and Canada compliance.

Over 25+ years of food safety and quality experience, after holding successive senior positions with Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola, Bestfoods NA, Unilever, YUM! Brands and Quiznos (Board). Prior to joining Weston Foods, held position of Quality Director with Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods) in Europe, (Zurich, Switzerland) and Cadbury as QA Chocolate Director (Quality, Environmental, and Health & Safety) for NA/Europe/Global.

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