Preventative Control Plan (PCP) and Safe Food Canada Regulations (SFCR) Application Workshop

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Dates Available

September 27, 2019


9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


CAD $585.00 + HST


AAPS Training Center
200 Consumers Road, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4R4
Tel: 416-502-2277

Distinguished Faculty

Mohammed M. Ahmed

A seasoned multi-food commodity professional who has collectively gained 14+ years’ experience in food safety, processing, operations & distribution – produced outstanding results that consistently surpass food safety, quality & outperformed expectations in Canadian food industries. With extraordinary talent using Science to develop various food defense programs enabled me to identify deficiencies & implement long-term, highly profitable solutions to industries marking ongoing promotions & acknowledgements received over the years.

An ardent foodie with a keen eye for minute details when developing & managing Global Quality Standards for various food sectors. Be it HACCP, SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000, ISO & FSEP while trained & certified by industry’s best.

Known & recognized for successfully operating plant/factory, handling leadership roles in manufacturing by developing & implementing short to long-term plans – managing budgets & aided top management in the private and Corporate sectors. Primarily developing & implementing food safety – quality system design – strategic planning & execution – production – quality management & customer service across the food manufacturing sectors.

A self-motivated & valuable professional capable of &communicating at all levels, coaching to guide teams – consistently delivering positive results.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Safe Food Canada Regulations (SFCR) & Safe Food Canada Act (SFCA)
  • Licensing and Structure
    • What’s New?
    • SFC Licence checklist
  • Preventative Control Plan for:
    • Importers
    • Exporters
    • Domestic Food Businesses
  • Developing Preventative Control Plan
    • Hazard Identification and associated Control Measures
    • Foreign Supplier Controls (verification of CCPs being implemented, procedures for verifying PCPs are effective)
    • Consumer Protection Requirements (ensure that food imported meets the applicable consumer protection provisions such as labelling, standards of identity and grades, packaging)
  • Implementing Preventative Control Plan by verifying the plan if effective
  • Maintenance of Preventative Control Plan – ongoing

How to open an account for SFCR/SFCA (MY CFIA)

  • New service fees as a result of SFCR
  • Importing Food: A step by step guide
  • Exporting food: A step by step guide
  • A Guide for Preparing a Preventive Control Plan: Domestic Food Businesses
  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency Reference Database for Hazard Identification
  • Codex Alimentarius General Principles of Food Hygiene Codex Alimentarius
  • Guidelines for the Validation of Food Safety Control Measures

Summary of timeline for:

  • SFCR
  • Licence
  • Traceability
  • PC
  • Written PCP

Summarized information will be made available on:

  • Regulatory changes introduced by the SFCR/SFCA
  • What is expected of the Regulated parties/Food industries?
  • How can the Food Industries meet the new Regulations?
  • Which sectors are affected?
  • What are the Licensing requirements?

Group discussions, Questions and Answers to follow

This workshop will be beneficial for:

  • Consultants to any Food Commodity Industries
  • Import and Export Managers
  • Owners/Operators/Partners of Food Businesses
  • Plant Managers/Directors involved in the Food Businesses
  • Food Safety/ HACCP Team Members/ QA/QC Managers/ Technicians & Supervisors
  • Supply Chain/ Sales and Distribution Managers

Certificate of Attendance and Course Material

  • All participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.
  • The participants will be receiving specially prepared course manual.

Registration Fee Includes

Presentation Materials, Luncheon, Refreshment and Free Parking (Please indicate any special Dietary requirements when registering for the course)

Note: Registration closes one week prior to the start of workshop.