Useful Documents and Links

A variety of resources are available to guide your business, educate employees, and develop training and skills. Explore the list below for a sample of what you can find in Canada.

BC Centre for Disease Control Food Safety Resources

BC Food Processors Association

BC Food Safety Act Meat Inspection Regulation

BC Public Health ACT Food Premises Regulation

Canada Business Network

SAI Global

Other Industry Resources Description
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada We help Canadian farmers and businesses produce the best possible food and agriculture products. Through our programs and services, we support innovation, sustainable farming, business development, managing risk, trade and market development.
BDC We are Canada’s business development bank and the only financial institution dedicated exclusively to entrepreneurs.
British Columbia Food Safety & Sanitation Plan Requirements These regulatory changes require B.C. food processors to develop, maintain and follow a written Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)-based food safety plan and sanitation plan.
BC Registries and Online Services All registrations of businesses, not-for-profit societies, cooperatives, personal property and manufactured homes are administered and supported by BC Registries and Online Services.
Can-Trace Can-Trace is a collaborative and open initiative committed to the development of traceability standards for all food products sold in Canada.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Mitigating risks to food safety is the CFIA’s highest priority, and the health and safety of Canadians is the driving force behind the design and development of CFIA programs.
Canada Revenue Agency Registering your business Businesses that have simple registration requirements can register for a business number using the Business Registration Online (BRO) service.
FIOSA/MIOSA The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is the Health and Safety Association for Manufacturers and Food Processors in BC.
SGS Canada We partner with you to offer independent services that will help you reduce risk, streamline your processes and operate in a more sustainable manner.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration HACCP Guidance HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.

We encourage all eligible businesses, no matter where you are on the food safety spectrum, to apply for program funding!