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WEBINAR - Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

  • 26 Nov 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar


  • FREE for CIFST members in good standing as of April 1, 2019


Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Are you an importer of foods from out of Canada? Do you plan to export food to other countries? Do you manufacture, process, treat, send, preserve, grade, package or label food to be sent from one province to another? Are you a food retailer? 

If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, you most likely will be impacted by the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations.

Join us on November 26th for our next webinar!

This webinar will provide an overview of:

  • Where to start: The toolkit for food businesses
  • Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations: Overview of Division 4 Maintenance and Operation of Establishment - what you need to do
  • Lessons learned: Applications and licensing
  • Preventive Controls, Preventative Control Plans - what are they?
  • Tips and recommendations


Nona Schultz Ferris

Nona began her career as a research scientist working in the pharmaceutical industry for Apotex Fermentation. After 10 years working as a research scientist, she changed positions and began working in Quality Assurance, assisting the success of the company during multiple FDA audits.

In 2007, Nona accepted the HACCP/Regulatory Affairs Coordinator position at the Food Development Centre in Portage La Prairie. Moving from the pharmaceutical industry to the food industry provided Nona with many challenges, though she found there are many parallels between the two industries.

During her 12 years with the Centre, Nona has worked on many different aspects of the food safety industry, and with many different commodities. She has created over 200 HACCP plans for different products and processes, and has worked with a multitude of different companies and entrepreneurs, assisting them in achieving their food safety and regulatory goals.

Nona has a Chemical and Biosciences Degree from Red River College, and a B.Sc from the University of Manitoba.

She has worked on many aspects of the food safety industry as the HACCP/Regulatory Affairs Coordinator of the Manitoba Food Development Centre in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba.

This webinar is presented free to CIFST members in good standing.

Non-members: $50


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