OFPA's mission is: “The Ontario Food Protection Association will represent industry, government and academia by bringing professionals together in a forum to promote, educate and communicate innovation in food safety.”

OFPA's objectives are:

  • To assist in improving the professional status of those involved with food safety.
  • To collect and distribute to its members and interested parties, information pertaining to sanitation and food safety.
  • To encourage improvements in food safety practices.
  • To provide a forum to discuss current concerns in food protection and other topics of mutual interest.
  • To communicate with various regulatory agencies on issues of sanitation and food protection.
  • To cooperate with other professional groups in development and advancement of public health, food safety practices and general and environmental sanitation.

OFPA is a non-profit educational association.