Top Five Benefits to Develop and Implement a Food Safety Program
- Increased food safety
- Increased customer confidence in food safety
- Meeting and exceeding customer requirements
- Best practices reinforced constantly by staff
- Maintain or improve market access
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) is an internationally recognized food safety system designed to identify and control hazards throughout the food chain. HACCP applies science based controls and uses seven principles standardized by the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)
|Many food retailers, manufacturers and service groups require processors to implement GFSI standards to manage food safety risks in a continuously evolving food supply chain. This section provides you with a brief overview of the GFSI program and most popular benchmarked standards.|
Food Safety Resources
Food Safety Guidebook
This guidebook will help ensure that you and your employees have a complete understanding of the requirements of an effective food safety system.
These five training modules were developed to help processors conduct internal staff training.
Selecting a Food Safety Consultant
A tip sheet to help you select a qualified food safety consultant.
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Alberta Health Services
- Serving Safer Food Alberta - a food safety system designed for use by restaurants, but also a very good resource for very small / microprocessors who currently do not have resources or the need to implement a full HACCP system.