Industry Standards and Food Safety Committee

Industry Standards and Food Safety Committee

The role and mandate of the Industry Standards and Food Safety Committee, and of any designated working groups and/or sub-committees, is to make recommendations to the Board of Directors for consideration and action as deemed appropriate.

The committee shall consider matters pertaining to:

  • Grade standards and other associated regulations and requirements,
  • Plant health,
  • Pest risk assessment needs,
  • Food safety,
  • Traceability, and
  • Other relevant matters and issues as may be deemed appropriate

Chair: Andrew Lovell

Vice-chair: Gary Brown

The Chair of the Industry Standards and Food Safety Committee is appointed yearly at the Annual General Meeting in March. To contact the Chair, call the National Office at: (613) 226-4880 or send an email.


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