Overview of Food Safety Management Systems and Certification Schemes

$299.00

This course discusses the importance of following food safety procedures and practices when working in Canadian food companies, as these are part of food safety culture. It outlines the role of governments and food companies in protecting the food supply and identifies how consumers can be negatively affected by improper practices. It covers the important role food workers have in following procedures and telling supervisors and coworkers of food safety problems.

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This course discusses the importance of following food safety procedures and practices when working in Canadian food companies, as these are part of food safety culture. It outlines the role of governments and food companies in protecting the food supply and identifies how consumers can be negatively affected by improper practices. It covers the important role food workers have in following procedures and telling supervisors and coworkers of food safety problems.

Participants will learn the important role of food workers have in supporting their workplace food safety culture. By following food safety practices, food workers help their employer to protect the consumer, meet government regulations and address business needs.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this Food Safety Culture and You course, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify how aspects of their culture compare to Canadian culture.
  • Recognize that specific food safety concerns in Canada are science-based.
  • Identify the role of government in shaping Canadian food safety practices to protect consumer health.
  • Identify the role of the food industry has in shaping Canadian food practices.
  • Identify that consumers rely on governments and food industry to follow and enforce food safety practices to protect consumer health
  • Summarize how Canadian culture informs Canadian food safety practices.
  • Explain the responsibility of team members to reinforce Canadian food practices
  • Identify the importance of team member communication with supervisors about breaches of food practices to protect their company and the consumer.

Course Outline & Major Topics

  • The Current Landscape for Food Safety Management and Certification
    • Consumer Demand
    • Domestic Motivators
    • International Motivators
    • Industry Stakeholders
    • Benefits of Achieving Certification
  • Regulations Overview
    • The Healthy and Safe Food for Canadians Framework
    • The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
    • The Provinces and Territories
    • International Regulations
  • Food Safety Management Systems in Canada
    • The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System (HACCP)
    • Benefits of Implementing HACCP
    • Requirements of a HACCP System
    • The CFIA HACCP Inspection
    • HACCP Documentation
  • The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)
    • The Global Food Safety Initiative Overview
    • GFSI Mission and Objectives
    • GFSI Structure
    • GFSI Guidance Document
    • Benchmarking
    • GFSI Global Markets Program
  • Which Certification?
    • Certification Requirements
    • Choosing a Certification
    • Comparing Certifications
    • Once a Scheme is Selected
  • The Certification Process
    • Certifying Bodies
    • Achieving Certification
    • Third Party Audit
    • Auditors and Consultants
    • Certification Activities

*Receive a nationally recognized certificate for participation in this course

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Team Members & Leaders
  • Front Line Workers
  • New Hires
  • Sanitation Team
  • Production Personnel

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