Season's Greetings to One and All

from the

Executive of the

BC Food Protection Association

Mark your calendar! The BC Food Protection Association will host their 2014 Annual General Meeting and a Speaker Evening on January 13, 2015 at the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre, 4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby, BC. The event is open at no cost to BC Food Protection Association Members in Good Standing.

Following the business meeting by Jack Guzewich, Retired/Consultant - International Association for Food Protection Speaker Program will present on the core components of traceability systems and give detail what is involved in a traceback event particularly in light of FSMA. He will illustrate his talk with examples of recalls and tracebacks from his career at the FDA and New York State Dept of Health. Theresa Almonte from ITS will then speak about FDA Food Modernization.
More information and online registration: Thank you to Growing Forward 2 - A federal-provincial-territorial initiative for providing sponsorship for this event!

For those who have yet to renew their membership for 2014 or to become a new member and attend the upcoming AGM and Speaker Evening, 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!

As a new service for the BC Food Protection Association we have partnered with Wild Apricot to improve our membership services. As a member you shold have received an email with login information from Wild Apricot directing you to a members only page a tour new web page domain name

Within the members only page you will be able to view current newsletters, register for events, update your membership status and renew your memberships. The services provided will assist us in keeping our members more contacted with our association. Keep watch in your mailbox as further transition takes place.

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 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

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