Regulations and Realities Part 2

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Regulations and Realities Part 2

  1. 1. Beamish  Orchard  –  Apple  Bu2er   •  Key  considera7on:   –  Nutri7on   –  Organic   •  A  lot  to  learn!   –  HACCP   –  CFIA  labeling   –  Marke7ng  (UPC)  
  2. 2. Beamish  Orchard  –   Deep  Roots  Dis7llery   •  Second  project;  engaging  BioFoodTech   •  Can  use  unmarketable  apples  
  3. 3. Regulatory  Issues  –  Food  Processing   CFIA  website:  www.inspec7on.gc.ca   Acts  and  Regula7ons   Organic  Products   Meat,  Seafood  and  Dairy  -­‐  higher  risk   Processed  Products  –  lower  risk   Unregulated  Processed  Products  –  no   registra7on  required   •  Regulated  Processed  Products  (those  with  a   standard  of  iden7ty)  –  registra7on  required   •  •  •  •  •  •  13-11-26
  4. 4. Registered  Facility  –  What  is  Involved?   •  Prerequisite  Program  (FSEP  or  QMP)  –   basically  your  background  quality  program   including  pest  control,  sanita7on  procedures,   shipping  and  receiving,  etc.   •  HACCP  plans  for  produc7on  process     •  Other  quality  programs  may  be  implemented   due  to  client  demands  (BRC,  SQF,  etc.)     13-11-26
  5. 5. Regulatory  Issues  –  Organic  Processing     •  95%  of  ingredients  in  cer7fied  organic   processed  food  products  must  be  organic   •  Cleaning  agents  must  be  acceptable:    mainly   hydrogen  peroxide  and  chlorine  based   •  Processes  mainly  the  same  as  conven7onal   •  Storage,  processing  and  handling  must   observe  good  segrega7on  from  non-­‐organics   •  Shipping  must  observe  segrega7on   13-11-26
  6. 6. Certification Bodies Providing Organic Certification Services – Canada (from CFIA website) •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  Atlan&c  Cer&fied  Organic  Co-­‐opera&ve  Limited,  NS   Bri&sh  Columbia  Associa&on  for  Regenera&ve  Agriculture,  BC   CCOF  Cer&fica&on  Services,  LLC,  California   Centre  for  Systems  Integra&on,    ON   Consorzio  per  il  Controllo  dei  ProdoF  Biologici  Società  a  responsabilità  limitata,  Italy   Ecocert  Canada,  QC   Fraser  Valley  Organic  Producers  Associa&on  ,  BC   Global  Organic  Alliance,  Ohio   Interna&onal  Cer&fica&on  Services  Incorporated  ,  North  Dakota   LETIS  S.A.,  Argen&na   Oregon  Tilth  Incorporated  ,  Oregon   Organic  Cer&fiers,  California   Organic  Crop  Improvement  Associa&on  ,  Nebraska   Organic  Producers  Associa&on  of  Manitoba  Co-­‐opera&ve  Incorporated  ,  MB   Pacific  Agricultural  Cer&fica&on  Society  ,  BC   Pro-­‐Cert  Organic  Systems  Ltd.  ,  SK   Quality  Assurance  Interna&onal  Incorporated  ,  California   Quality  Cer&fica&on  Services  ,  Florida   Organisme  de  Cer&fica&on  Québec  Vrai  ,  QC           13-11-26      
  7. 7. Private  product  development   workshops   •  •  •  •  •  •  •  New  product  ideas   BioFoodTech  developers   People  from  the  company   Chefs   100+  ideas   Short  list  of  3-­‐5   Prototype  
  8. 8. Funding  Available   •  Canadian  Clients  -­‐  SMEs   –  NRC-­‐IRAP  Contribu7on  Agreement   •  Small  innova7on  projects   •  100%  up  to  $10,000  contribu7on   –  NRC-­‐IRAP  Projects  (max  75%  gov’t  por7on)   •  80%  of  eligible  company  costs   •  50%  of  eligible  subcontracted  costs   •  PEI  Clients  –  PEI  registered  companies   –  Product  Development  Fund   •  Development  work  at  BioFoodTech   •  50%  up  to  $50,000  contribu7on    
  9. 9. Contact  Info   Beamish Orchard: www.beamishorchard.ca/ BioFoodTech: www.biofoodtech.ca/ 13-11-26

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