2018 Annual Golf Tournament Register Now

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60th Anniversary Wine Tour

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6:00PM - 7:00 PM Winery Tour-Structured Wine Tasting
7:00PM – 9:00PM Three course seasonally inspired Dinner prepared by the Magical Chef Parsons-Paired wine with each course

 

2018 Breakfast Technical Seminar


Thursday, June 14, 2018 |  Peninsula Lakes


Join us prior to the Golf Tournament for our Breakfast Technical Session: "The Power of Food Industry Training: Training Resources to Meet GFSI and SCFA Requirements"

7:30AM -8:30AM Hot Breakfast
8AM Opening remarks by Joseph Myatt, OFPA Treasurer
Moderator: Nadia Narine, OFPA Director
8AM -8:45AM FEATURE PRESENTATION - CFIA Update on the SFCA and Perspectives on Training Requirements
By Mary Rutherford, Operational Manager, CFIA
8:45AM -9:15AM NSF Training Resources
By Iain Wright, NSF International
9:15AM - 9:45AM Train Can Training Offerings
By Jim Kostuch, President & Owner, Train Can
9:45AM - 10AM Coffee Break
10AM -10:30AM Discover Quality Training with the Safe-Food Training Hub™
By Tina Brillinger, President and CEO, Global Food Safety Resource (GFSR)
10:30AM -11AM Programs and activities at Institute of Food Processing Technology And Trades and Apprenticeship (IFPTTA), Conestoga College
By Luis Garcia, Chair of IFPTTA
11AM -11:30AM John Kukoly BRC Global Standards (TBD)
11:30AM Closing Remarks by Joseph Myatt
11:30AM LUNCH
12:30PM GOLF TOURNAMENT SHOTGUN START

 

2018 Annual Golf Tournament


Thursday June 14, 2018 |  Peninsula Lakes Golf Club,
Font Hill Ontario


The OFPA is partnering up with Food and Beverage Ontario to bring you the 2018 Golf Tournament!

 

2018 OFPA Spring Technical Meeting - Registration Closed

All About Traceability


Thursday April 5, 2018 |  Mississauga Convention Center
75 Derry Rd West - (Google Map)


Photos From The Event

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7:00 - 8:00 AM Registration Desk and Breakfast Sponsored by Diversey & Lab Services U of Guelph
8:00 – 8:15 AM Introductions and announcements by Ananth Kasic, OFPA President OFPA Membership by Rocio Morales, OFPA Director
  Morning Moderator: Kristen Green, OFPA Director
8:15 – 9:15 AM KEYNOTE  PRESENTATION – April Hexemer, PHAC and Christine Kopko, CFIA Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections in eastern Canada associated with romaine lettuce exposure, November and December 2017
9:15 – 9:45 AM SFC Act & Regulations – What is required when it comes to Traceability? by Mary Rutherford, CFIA
9:45 – 10:05 AM Clive Kingsbury Poster Competition-Students Present (2 minutes each)
10:05 – 10:30 AM Nutrition Break (Networking and Poster Competition) – Sponsored by Allergen Control Group; Maxxam Analytics; & Noraxx Inspections; & Orkin Canada
10:30 – 11:00 AM Pathogen Detection: from Petri to Infinity by Dr. Jeanine Boulter-Bitzer, Food Safety Science Unit, OMAFRA
11:00 – 11:30 AM "Introduction to Next-Generation Sequencing for Food Safety" by Mena Farag, Sr. Territory Account Manager, Illumina
11:30 AM  – 12:00 PM Leveraging Blockchain for Food Supply Chain Traceability by Dr. Rozita Dara, Associate Professor, U of Guelph
12:00 – 12:05 PM Diamond Sponsor Presentation – EUORFINS EXPERCHEM LABPORATORIES
12:05 – 1:20 PM Lunch/Networking(networking and poster competition) – Sponsored by Food Industry Consulting & AFCO/Zep
  Afternoon Moderator:Rupali Sanas, OFPA Director
1:20 – 1:50 PM What have they done about Traceability? by John Tentomas, President Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods Inc.
1:50 – 2:05 PM Presenting Winners of Poster Competition
2:05 –2:45 PM Panel Discussion – What have they done about Traceability? Representation from Industry, Retail, Government, and Academia Moderated by Rocio Morales, OFPA Director
2:45 – 3:00 PM Grand Prize & Closing Remarks

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For OFPA Members Only: more information about the event, including technical presentations and papers can be found by in the private Members area after logging in. Not a member? Want access to the technical presentations? Join OFPA Today!

2017 OFPA Spring Technical Meeting

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Our 2017 Spring Technical Meeting will be held in April 2017.  Date will be finalised in September. Watch here for more info as it becomes available.

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7:30 - 8:30 AM Registration Desk and Eye-opener Breakfast Sponsored by Sealed Air (Diversey Food Care)
8:30 – 8:45 Introductions and announcements by Angela Bernoski
Remarks by Katherine Di Tommaso, OFPA President
Becoming an OFPA Member by Andrew Sweet, OFPA Board Member
  Morning Moderator: Angela Bernoski
8:45 – 9:30 KEYNOTE  PRESENTATION – Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Dalhousie University –
“Food Fraud – Do Canadians care?......”
Sponsored by University of Guelph Lab Services
9:30 – 10:00 Dr. Shu Chen, Manager Molecular and Microbiology Sectors U of G Lab Services – DNA Screening
10:00 – 10:30 Nutrition Break and Networking – Sponsored by Innovation Diagnostics and Alere Canada
10:30 – 11:00 Meat company’s Food Fraud Program – Maple Leaf Foods
11:30– 11:35 Diamond Sponsorship Presentation – Colonial Cookies (Division of Weston Bakeries)
11:35 – 11:50 Poster Presentations
11:50 – 12:00 Door Prizes
12:00 – 1:15 Lunch and Networking –Sponsored by MWAC and Pillers Fine Foods
  Afternoon Workshop Moderator: Peck Yap
1:15 – 1:30 Setting up the workshops
1. ata McGuire, RenNSF International – Food Fraud – Can you tell the Difference?
2. Dr. Lawrence Goodridge, McGill University – How to do a food fraud vulnerability assessment.
2:30 –2:45 Nutrition Break and Networking –Sponsored by Allergen Control Group
2:45 – 3:45 Workshops
3:45 – 4:00 Poster Winners; Door Prizes; Grand Prize (Go Pro Camera)

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For OFPA Members Only: more information about the event, including technical presentations and papers can be found by in the private Members area after logging in. Not a member? Want access to the technical presentations? Join OFPA Today!

 

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