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By: Creston Valley Gleaners Society  09-12-2011

Food Safety Systems Implementation (Processor) Program:
Introductory Food Safety Workshop for Food Processors

B.C. food and beverage processors are aware of the importance and economic advantages of implementing food safety systems in their operations. Food processors are invited to attend an introductory food safety planning workshop to be held at the College of the Rockies in Creston on Thursday, October 27. You’ll learn some basic HACCP theory and, practical monitoring procedures, as well as information on employee hygiene and practices. It’s also an opportunity to network and access information that will help enhance your bottom line in these changing economic times.

Upcoming Food Safety Planning Workshop in Creston (8:30am to 4:00pm, registration fee $20, includes lunch and coffee breaks)
Thursday, October 27 – Greenhouse Classroom, Creston Campus, College of the Rockies, 301 – 16th Avenue South, Creston

Visit for more information on the workshop and the Food Safety Systems (Processor) Program.

For information on the workshop content, contact:

FSSI (Processor) Outreach Coordinator

Toll Free 1-866-619-7372

The purpose of the FSSI (Processor) Program is to offer education and funding for processors across British Columbia to develop food safety plans. The program delivers educational workshops, one on one consultations and funding to eligible food processors to implement GMP and/or HACCP plans. The Small Scale Food Processor Association (SSFPA) is pleased to deliver this program in support of British Columbia food processors (

The Food Safety Systems Implementation (Processor) Program is offered as part of Growing Forward, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. Growing Forward offers programs and services to support a profitable, innovative, competitive and market-oriented agriculture, agri-foods and agri-based products industry. Growing Forward will contribute to the health and wellness of Canadians through the development, recognition and implementation of food safety systems across Canada. Funding for this program has been provided by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands.

Growing Forward, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

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