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Guelph, ON

NSF International
125 Chancellors Way, Guelph, ON, N1G 0E7, Canada, 519-821-1246

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Program Description

This course provides a comprehensive overview of Canadian food regulations, and allows you to ask questions of leading experts in the field to learn how to navigate the complex regulatory landscape. The training provides a solid regulatory foundation on which many other special regulatory topics are rooted (e.g. ingredient labelling, nutrition labelling, etc.).

Program Benefits

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Identify the federal and provincial regulatory landscape and how it affects interprovincial and international trade
  • Categorize and compare the product classifications and jurisdictional considerations
  • Appreciate how laws and regulations are made, and have a better sense of timing on their changes
  • Appreciate how Interim Marketing Authorizations (IMA), Marketing Authorizations (MAs) and Temporary Marketing Authorizations (TMAL) influence food compliance
  • Discuss the organic regulations, allergen labelling and other new and emerging compliance topics
  • Define and understand the federal acts and regulations affecting the sale of food in Canada
  • Discuss the Food and Drug Regulations as they relate to food composition, ingredient declaration, processed food identity, dietary fibre and novel fibres, novel foods and food additives
  • Distinguish between mandatory and voluntary food label information
  • Outline the types of health claims on food permitted in Canada and requirements thereof
  • Discuss the regulations governing allergen declaration
  • Identify and discuss Health Canada‚Äôs new policy on energy drinks
  • Review the genesis of the Natural Health Product Regulations
  • Appreciate the timing on food regulatory modernization
Who Should Attend
  • Dietician or Nutritionist
  • Facilities Managers
  • Owners/Operators of Food Businesses
  • Production Managers and Supervisors
  • R&D Managers And Personnel
  • Regulatory Authorities, Managers & Personnel

NSF is committed to accommodating the learning requirements of all of our stakeholders. If you require special assistance for any reason, please contact mclellanddube@nsf.org one week prior to your class.

On-Site Training

This program is available as an onsite offering. Please email us for a quote.