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Safe Food for Canadians Licence Regulations (SFCR)

Do you produce, import, export, or trade food items? Former Health Canada officials may assist you in obtaining your Safe Food For Canadians License Regulations (SFCR) and ensuring that your firm complies with Health Canada requirements. We can also assist you in establishing a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Preventative Control Plan (PCP).

What Industries comes under Food and Beverage Canada

The food and beverage business in Canada comprises the online sale of packaged foods and fresh foods (baby food not included), delicacies, and beverages. It includes the sale of vegetables, fruits, refrigerated products, snacks, soft drinks, frozen food, pasta, alcoholic beverages, and other like things. Online shops, big supermarkets, and stores are the most prominent avenues for selling food and drinks online. The food and beverage business is Canada's second-largest sector in terms of annual production. It contributes for more than 16 percent of total manufacturing sales and adds 2% to Canada's GDP.

Food Supplements Compliance Solutions Canada
Use our knowledge in Canadian Food supplements Regulations to transport the food from the facility to customers. Auditing, training, product categorization, ingredient evaluation, and other compliance solutions are available from us.
Label compliance and French Translation

We generate nutritional profiles based on the Nutrition Facts Table after reviewing labels for various items such as cereals, canned goods, drinks, meats, dry products, and so on.
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Nutrition Facts Table (NFT) Creation

We calculate nutrients and develop a print-ready, multilingual nutrition information table in accordance with the Nutrition Facts table compendium and the new Nutrition Facts table format expected by 2024.
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TMA License for Supplemented Foods

Don't be concerned if your items do not comply with Canadian Food and Drug Regulations (FDR). We will assist you in obtaining a temporary market authorization (TMA) license and marketing your product.
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Novel Food Notification

Do you need assistance in creating a Novel Food Additive Application for novel food ingredient? Don't be concerned. We will assist you in preparing the novel food additive application and submitting it to the appropriate authorities.
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Safe Food For Canadians Regulations (SFCR) License

Do you hold an SFCR license? If not, contact us right away for assistance in applying for a Safe Food For Canadians Regulations (SFCR) License if you manufacture, import, export, or trade food items.
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HACCP and Preventive Control Plan (PCP) setup

Do you want to know if a HACCP or PCP program is good for you? When creating a HACCP plan for your food-related firm, we prepare a list of activities to prevent problems and design a means to ensure food safety.
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Meat or Seafood Permit

With our assistance, you may obtain a license under the new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations and expand your food manufacturing, processing, preserving, packing, labelling, importing, or exporting company.
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Importance of Canada Food Labelling Regulations

In Canada, the CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) controls food packaging, labelling, and advertising requirements. Failing to comply with the regulatory compliance standards of the agency will result in harsh fines. Your products may be forbidden from being sold in traditional or online markets. To ensure that your products meet Health Canada regulations, you must design foods with greater nutritional value, consistent nutrient information, and label compliance. Some regulations apply solely to certain food items, such as fish, low-acid canned items, whereas others apply to food operations. Get in touch with us using the form below for additional information about applying for Safe Food Canadians License.

  • Food & Beverage Compliance

    Health Canada's Food Directorate section is responsible in safety and nutritional information for regular and supplemented food items. We must comply with all the regulations of Food, Food supplements & Beverages sold in Canada.

  • Nutrition Facts Tables

    Nutrition facts table is important if you want to sell in Canada. It is necessary to provide nutritional info of meals such as calorie, serving quantity, percent daily value (% DV) , and a list of 13 nutrients according to Health Canada Food Supplement Regulations.

  • Nutrition Labelling

    Food label rules in Canada are governed by Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Origin country, units of measurement (where relevant), multilingual nutrition facts table, and allergies declarations are all required on labels.

HACCP Process and Preventive Control Plans Consulting Services

The overall food safety process is under constant observation and issue detection! To avoid risks to food safety, win over customers, and achieve more stringent quality control, we also identify risks and create preventative control plans (PCP). Every company requires a preventative control strategy that keeps it compliant and helps you adhere to industry rules. A summary of the essential components of a successful strategy will be given in this book, along with advice and resources for carrying it out.
Searching for a HACCP consultant to assist you in following food safety laws and safeguarding your company? We give details regarding what a HACCP consultation entails, how it works, and where to locate experts.
What is a HACCP Plan?

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points is what HACCP stands for. It is a procedure created to ensure food safety, avoid issues, raise food safety standards, guarantee legal compliance, and set up your method for manufacturing safe food. Seven principles make up a HACCP strategy, including:

  • Hazard Evaluation
  • Achieving Critical Control Point (CCP) Identification
  • Putting in Place Crucial Constraints
  • Methods For Tracking and Observing
  • Corrective measures
  • Verification Procedures
  • Record-keeping and documentation

These guidelines may seem apparent, but putting them into practice and keeping them up requires a lot of work and, in certain cases, a revolutionary change in the workplace culture, which begins at the top management with the integration of the HACCP plan.

What is Preventive Control Plan (PCP)?

Organizations must have a strong preventative control strategy in place if they want to continue adhering to industry requirements. Discover the procedures you must follow to create a strategy that will work, from creating your goals and recognizing possible dangers to putting in place efficient controls and coming up with ways to measure success.
Preventative Control Plan, or PCP, is a program that resembles a HACCP program in certain ways. However to detect and manage the risk to both food and products, PCP places more of an emphasis on written documentation and traceability issues. A PCP, in accordance with CFIA, enables you to:

  • the biological, chemical, and physical risks connected to food should be identified and described.
  • Record your plans for eliminating hazards.
  • Provide details you may use to create your goal.
  • Show via your documents you've actually carried out your objective.

The Safe Food For Canadians Rules require the use of preventive controls (SFCR). Please get in touch with us to discuss if a HACCP or PCP program is appropriate for your company and how we could possibly implement one of these programs to suit the food-related operations.

HACCP & PCP Certification Requirements

Companies (food producers, importers, transporters, storage facilities, and caterers) must adhere to specific regulations and protocols in their system in order to receive HACCP certification. Each business operating in the sector must seek for HACCP certifications since HACCP is a quality and safety of food management system. They must finish HACCP inspections in order for the certification to be successfully accredited.


    HACCP certification aids in process improvement and decreases client complaints.


    The accreditation enables a deeper comprehension of food packaging-related challenges within the firm.


    To put your system for managing food safety as a whole together, you'll adhere to an auditable, transparent, international standard.


    Recalls of products, product withdrawals, reprocessing of food, non-compliance problems, and non-conformances will all be decreased with proper HACCP and PPC setup.

Why to choose us
To ensure that the HACCP program is strong and the 7 rules are incorporated seamlessly, we establish a preliminary task list prior to implementing a HACCP plan. In order to acquire HACCP certification, we also make sure your food standards paperwork complies with Canadian food safety laws.
Food Safety Plan Development

Get help creating your food safety plan in accordance with Canadian food safety laws.
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Food Safety Documentation

We make sure you effectively import or produce food into the Canadian market and that your food safety documentation is in order.
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Employee Training

Our specialists will instruct your staff on their obligations for food safety so that you can avoid any non-compliance problems.
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Certification Audit Preparation

To prevent your certificate application from being denied, our professionals will thoroughly analyze your program and get you ready for the certification audit.
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How to become HACCP certified and build your PCP with us

HACCP is necessary if you want to meet Canadian Preventative Control regulations or apply for GFSI certification. By creating a thorough HACCP Plan and putting your food safety system into place to pass an inspection for certification, our specialists will assist you in getting your food production or warehousing firm HACCP certified. We also guarantee that your Preventive Control Plan (PCP) continues to be in compliance with the SFCR.

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What is a HACCP Consultation?
Restaurants, processing plants, and producers may all employ the food safety management method known as HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points). To design preventative methods and control processes that assist guarantee the final product is suitable for human consumption, it entails methodically detecting and assessing dangers connected to the manufacturing of food. Throughout a HACCP consultation, a skilled consultant assesses your procedures and ensures that they are compliant with any current laws established by regional authorities.

Benefits of HACCP Consultation Services:

Services for HACCP consulting are a priceless tool for food firms trying to make sure their procedures comply with laws and regulations. They not only guarantee that your procedures adhere to safety regulations, but they also assist in lowering the dangers connected with managing and preparing food. HACCP consultants can also offer help on topics like hygiene regulation and ingredient providers as well as excellent production procedures. In the end, this contributes to guaranteeing that the finished goods that customers buy are secure as well as of greatest calibre.

What to Expect From a Professional HACCP Consultant:

Food industry operations will be evaluated by a qualified HACCP expert, who will also make suggestions for improvement. This can involve assisting you in defining policies and processes that are both efficient and compliant with the law, as well as developing a flexible, proactive action plan to guarantee safety precautions are implemented. To ensure everything is up to code, they could also do audits of your facilities, pest management strategy, temperature regulation, and other things. Also, they may frequently provide guidance on fresh advancements in food safety such that you stay up to date with quality standards.

How to Choose the Right HACCP Consultant for Your Business?

Consider the background and credentials of the person or firm when choosing the best HACCP expert for your company. It's a good idea to look into their standing in the community and make sure they have an established history of offering top-notch services. Moreover, make sure to verify the consultant's references and any available client comments, since they might offer information about their qualifications and dependability. In the end, knowing you are working with a reputable food safety specialist will give you confidence that you are in excellent hands.

Create a preventive control plan based on risk.

Determine and assess the hazards connected to your business activities. To protect the security of your processes, you may have to be aware of a few avoidable dangers specific to your sector. These dangers might be present in your activities, procedures, and raw materials. It's critical to evaluate each risk's seriousness before deciding what has to be done to reduce it. Consider any new regulations or norms imposed by the industry that must be followed in order to ensure that you are in compliance.

Specify the precautions that should be followed in the event of hazard, including emergency methods, training courses, and reaction strategies. Provide a list of precise activities and precautions to be implemented both at an administrative and operational level when addressing prevention action in your strategy. This should incorporate the preventative measures the company anticipates from its staff, consultants, subcontractors, and other partners to guarantee that they fully comprehend their duties and obligations. This may also contain certain skills that each employee of the firm is required to possess. It's also crucial to consider how you will convey your Plan to the whole business in order to make everybody knowledgeable of what has to be accomplished for risks to be reduced.

Establish Policies & Procedures to guide actions

Give enough resources and time to guarantee the precision and applicability of the preventative strategy. Develop awareness programs, such as newsletters, workshops, or other kinds of outreach, as part of the procedure and policy drafting procedure to initiate the necessary corrective steps to implement your rules. Also, there should be specific guidelines on how staff members are to respond to any major changes that may have an influence on their work or company.

Keep an eye on performance metrics and make any revisions to your preventive control plan.

Plans for preventative controls must be monitored and followed up on continuously. By keeping an eye on operations, examining the outcomes, and submitting reports to management, you may review and assess the plan's effectiveness. Document any modifications to the plan, along with any preventative measures that were put in place as a result of detecting risks or chances for development. Regularly evaluate both short-term and long-term goals, and if necessary, adjust methods based on data results. Inform staff, partners, and consumer groups of crucial findings by outlining the advantages of successfully implementing the proactive action.

Plan modifications should be made as needed, and points of enhancement or possible difficulties should be tracked. Every preventative control strategy must prioritize constant improvement. Review your strategy when the company's goals evolve and decide whether any adjustments are required. By describing each step that has to be taken in detail, share new goals with the workforce. Use feedback mechanisms to keep track of points that require enhancement or might be dangerous in the future. Lastly, explain the advantages of successfully implementing precautionary measures to partners and consumer groups in order to inform them of any modifications.

Steps Involved in the HACCP Process.

Beginning with an initial evaluation to gauge the possible chemical, biological, and physical dangers, the HACCP method has 7 successive steps. The next step is to create a monitoring strategy according to the determined risks and the intended operational actions. The establishment of remedial action plans follows, in case problems do occur. The next step is product assessment and system validation to ensure that it is successful in lowering risks to the barest minimal. The system must also be examined and modified as necessary to take into account modifications to procedures or substances.

Your HACCP and PCP Setup Requirements and Solutions

Depending on the complexity of your production methods and the goods you produce, we provide customized solutions for the amount of HACCP and PCP procedures you will create and validate.

Food Manufacturing or Holding Process

Using a flowchart that covers all components, such as raw resources, ingredients, and chemical additives, we define your food production or holding process. Moreover, we locate manual procedures and automate them in your system.

Submission of Process Documentation

To write your specific plan and deliver project documents, we are skilled in the 7 principles and FSEP templates. Also, we will finish out the comprehensive hazard study of the contents, package, components, and process stages.

Physical Hazards Determination

Our HACCP and PCP specialists will identify physical, chemical, and biological risks using CFIA templates, as well as monitor, verify identities, and create record-keeping systems.

Receive HACCP Compliant Plan

In an effort to avoid any disruptions and give you the best chance to successfully established your Preventative Control Plan (PCP) and get HACCP certifications, we will attempt to complete your approaches taken as soon as possible. To learn more, get in contact.

Frequently Asked Questions - Cosmetic Regulations (FAQ's) !
What are the food and drug regulations in Canada?
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The food and drug regulations in Canada are a set of rules and guidelines established by Health Canada to ensure the safety, quality, and labeling requirements of food and drug products sold in the country.

What are the labeling requirements for food and drug products in Canada?
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Food and drug products sold in Canada must comply with specific labeling requirements. These include providing accurate and clear information about the product's contents, nutritional value, allergens, and contact information of the manufacturer or distributor.

Are there any regulations on food additives in Canada?
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Yes, Health Canada has regulations in place regarding the use of food additives. These regulations outline the permitted additives, their maximum allowable levels, and any specific labeling requirements associated with their use.

What is the role of Health Canada in regulating food and drug products?
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Health Canada is the regulatory authority responsible for overseeing and regulating food and drug products in Canada. They enforce compliance with regulations, conduct inspections, and take necessary actions to ensure the safety and quality of these products.

How can I find more information about food and drug regulations in Canada?
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For more detailed information about food and drug regulations in Canada, you can visit the official website of Health Canada or contact their regulatory authorities directly. They provide comprehensive resources and guidance to help individuals and businesses understand and comply with the regulations.