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from the

Executive of the


BC Food Protection Association



The BC Food Protection Association will hold their Spring Speaker's Evening on May 8th, 2014 at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer lake Parkway, Burnaby, BC. The evening will focus on the theme food allergens, "A Tough Nut to crack - Understanding and Controlling Food Allergens". We are pleased to host Dr. Steve Taylor from the University of Nebraska, Co-Director of the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program (FARRP), Dr. Terry Koerner, Research Scientist and Section Head, Food Allergen and Natural Toxin Research Program with Health Canada, Ottawa and Mr. Tim Adams, Principal Scientist for Food Safety, Kellog Company. This is an excellent opportunity to hear from speakers with considerable expertise in allegren methodology and detection and allergen management in food processing.

We encourage you to register for this event at your earliest convenience as capacity attendance is expected. Full details can be found at the convenient online registration at: http://bcfpa-spring2014.eventbrite.ca

The BC Food Protection Association is also pleased to announce the release of the latest issue of our newsletter, The GrapeVine. Please visit our Newsletter Page for a link to this and past issues.

For those who have yet to renew their membership for 2014 or to become a new member please use our Online Membership Link.


Full details on our membership categories and a membership application can be found on our Membership Info page. Not a member yet? We invite you to consider becoming part of our association and supporting educational initiatives for food safety and protection. Enjoy preferential rates at functions as well as have priority access to our newsletter and enjoy regular e-mail bulletins on food safety issues and events in the news. New members are always welcome! New members joining prior to the end of this calendar year will have their membership extended through to December 31, 2014. A great time to become a part of our international award winning association.


Please remember to check out our Sustaining Members page and the links to their sites. The support and contributions of our Sustaining Members are very important to the operation of our association.Check out this new video from the Canadian Partnership for Consumer Food Safety Education: How to Be Food Safe Canada



Should you identify problems with any of our links or with access to any of our documents or have suggestions to improve our site, please send an e-mail to the Membership Coordinator at members@bcfpa.net.




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