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It’s that time of year to get your Free Safety Program audit by BCIT. Every year the BCIT students need to complete approximately 20 of practicums, where they review your safety program, make suggestions and recommendations for improvement. The project starts in January, so please sign up by the end of December!

Safety Program Review (SPR). The SPR is a course project for students in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Program at BCIT. During the fourth term of the program, students will find sites to audit the safety programs. The purpose of SPR is to evaluate the efficiency of...

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As you are aware, Health Canada has announced proposed changes to food content (Partially hydrogenated Oils PHO’s) and to food packaging labels, as part of its Healthy Eating Strategy for Canada.

Health Canada is proposing to introduce front-of-package warning labelling requirements on prepackaged foods high (15% of daily nutritional value) in nutrients of public health concern (sodium, sugars and saturated fat). A front-of-package approach that highlights sodium, sugars and saturated fat may also cause processors to reformulate foods to be lower in these nutrients. There is...
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Join us on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 12:00pm EST

For a 1 hour overview of ShipLink Shipping Software

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Hosted by Phoenix Systems, this informative webinar will demonstrate how to optimize fulfillment operations with ShipLink – the PC-based shipping application that seamlessly integrates SYSPRO with popular carrier programs, including FedEx Ship Manager, UPS WorldShip, Stamps.com, DHL Easy Ship, Purolator and scores of LTL freight...

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Check out Process This! 2016 Winter Edition. BCFPA's Process This! Newsletter come to life in a printed magazine format. This edition summarizes our year through the variety of events we hosted, FoodProWest, our members' achievements, industry buzz, and more!

Stay tuned for this year's magazine!

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The BC Food Processors Association (BCFPA) has released this report highlighting the significant financial impact that food and beverage processors provide to BC’s economy. The report - carried out by MNP - provides an economic impact assessment as well as an analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the BC food and beverage processing industry. Processing revenues total over $8.5 billion - over 70% of the entire Agrifoods sector, including the Agriculture and Seafood sectors. The top three industry strengths identified are access to markets (domestic, US, Asia...

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