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14th Annual North American Summit on Food Safety

Location: Toronto Airport Marriott, Toronto, ON
901 Dixon Road,
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M9W 1J5
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14th Annual North American Summit on Food Safety Tuesday April 17th & Wednesday April 18th, 2018

Get your Food Safety & Regulatory questions answered by the CFIA & FDA!

Food in Canada is excited to Partner with the 14th Annual North American Summit on Food Safety, Canada’s leading event, taking place on April 17th- 18th, 2018 at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel. This is a must attend event to ensure full compliance with the SFCA and FSMA, by get detailed answers from CFIA and FAD senior executives to get the information your company needs.

The 2-day summit attracts leaders from all over North America, and addresses the latest changes and updates in the Food Safety ecosystem. Transform your food safety processes, and prepare for the new world of digital compliance.

Prevent food-borne illnesses, improve your staff training, and take away proven solutions to reduce risk.

Join food safety practitioners at Canada’s leading event to:

Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with industry professionals from across North America and hear from over 20 speakers delivering interactive case studies and engaging presentations. You can also take advantage of the pre-conference workshop on Risk Management and Developing a Food Safety Culture for additional learning.

Attend this highly focused food safety summit and benefit from detailed case studies, intimate networking, and interactive learning. To learn more download a copy of the summit Agenda.

Register now for the 2018 Summit!

We are excited to see you at the event!

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Change At The Top

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Katherine DiTommaso
Ananth Kasic
Vice President
Shirley Chalouh
Moustaphe Oke
Past President
Peter Stein
Advisor / Past President

The executive board for 2017 was presented to the membership at the OFPA fall meeting on October 18, 2016. Outgoing members of the executive board include 2016 President Moustapha Oke, and Past President Peter Stein. We also say farewell to Membership Committee Chair Graig Valle. We thank them all for their contributions to the OFPA over the years. Moving to the President position will be Katherine Di Tamasso with the Vice President position being taken by Ananth Kasc. Shirley May Chalouh will move from the Vice President position to Treasurer. We wish them well in progressing the growth of the Association over the next year.

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OFPA Golf Tournament & Technical Session 2016

We had a great turnout at the 2016 Golf Tournament.  74 golfers joined us on June 28, 2016 for a beautiful sunny day of golf at Piper's Heath Golf Club in Milton.

Technical Session

The day started with a Technical Session on Top 10 Food Safety Developments That Could Save Your Business! Presented by Iain Wright, B.Sc. Technical Manager, NSF Training and Education Services. pdfsee Iain Wright's bio,  he discussed If the food you produce is safe, your business is safe. In today’s environment it is critical that you identify and understand all food safety threats on the horizon. Only then can you establish the preventive controls that will keep your business safe.

OFPA Golf Tournament Winners

  • Best Score: (-6) Group 1A: Waylon Sharp, Mike Cassidy, Dominic Marner, Jack Trevors (DNF)                                         
  • Most Honest Score: (+7) Group 9A: James Roper, Brian Nickerson
  • Golfer’s Green Closest To Pin Winner: Andrew Sweet
  • Hole 8 – Men’s Closest To The Pin: John Nangle
  • Hole 18 – Men’s Longest Drive: Scott Arnald
  • Hole 16 – Ladies’ Closest To The Pin: Denise Horseman
  • Hole 9 – Ladies’ Longest Drive: Linda Veldhuis
  • Putting Contest: Denise Horseman

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Tournament Sponsors:

  • Platinum-Sealed Air
  • Gold-University of Guelph Lab Services
  • Silver-Continental Ingredients Canada

Hole Sponsors:

  • Sealed Air
  • Abell Pest Control
  • University of Guelph Lab Services
  • Wynford Contract Cleaners
  • Investors Group

Also, thank you to Pillers Fine Foods for the sausage lunch and Pepstix, and Colonial Cookies for the cookies galore at the morning technical session. 

Lastly the tournament had a lot of help for a number of OFPA Board members and volunteers, Thank You, you really made the event turn out great!

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