About OFPA

Who We Are

Founded in 1958 as a non-profit educational association, OFFA's main objective was and still is to provide a common forum through a series of educational events that allow our members to exchange ideas and information, make connections and build contacts with like-minded professionals.



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Membership Benefits

  • Discounted membership rates to encourage student participation
  • Discounted rates at all OFPA events
  • Eligible for OFPA award
  • Exclusive access to the “Members’ Only” section of the OFPA website


Free Student

$ - FREE

Per calendar year (includes HST)

The Ontario Food Protection Association (OFPA) understands the importance of engaging students who are studying food safety and other food and beverage related programs. These students are our future food industry professionals.


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Through our valued partnerships with the food industry and related organizations, the OFPA is able to offer exclusive registration discounts to our members. Please check this area often for updates.


Upcoming Events

**FEATURED EVENT** 2022 Fall Food Safety Symposium & 65th Annual General Meeting

November 15,2022

8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Corporate Event Centre

**FEATURED EVENT** 2022 OFPA Social Networking Mixer

September 22,2022

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Cedar Brae Golf Club

**OFPA WEBINAR ALERT** Best Practice Auditing

May 26,2022

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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The OFPA recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions of food safety professionals. Every year, the association reaches out to our members, partners, and colleagues to collect nominations.

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Latest Blog

Food Safety News
Mar 17,2022

Don’t Forget About Our Monthly Webinars! This Month Risk Assessment Featuring Gordon Hayburn

Webinar Title: Risk Assessment – Free to members and non-members with a small donation to OFPA.   Brief Description: Join Gordon Hayburn on March 28, 2022, at 2 PM EST hear him speak about different techniques of risk assessment. He is conducting a 1/2 day seminar on this topic earlier in March and learnings from this […]

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The OFPA has so much to celebrate. The association has been around for more than 60 years and with the commitment from those associated with the Canadian food industry, we have accomplished so much. The OFPA has delivered a countless number of meetings, golf tournaments, social get-togethers, and much more.

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