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Food and Beverage

We deliver the Regulatory, Compliance and Quality expertise you need to ensure safe consistent food products and high quality standards.

SERVICES →

Food and Beverage

We deliver the Regulatory, Compliance and Quality expertise you need to ensure safe consistent food products and high quality standards.

Food and beverage regulatory, compliance, testing and quality programs delivered with personalized focus and flexibility.

The industry is continuously challenged by evolving regulatory requirements related to ingredients, ingredient origins, labeling, claims, and packaging to help consumers make more informed choices. We help companies develop, strengthen and improve products, navigate regulations and provide ongoing support to stay ahead of the compliance curve.

Who we work with

Food Manufacturers

Distribution Facilities

Warehouses

Retailers

Services and Solutions

Whether you are a small start-up or an established organization, food safety and compliance can be time consuming and challenging. Our tailored services offer the way to efficiently and cost effectively navigate through the regulatory and industry requirements.

  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Preventive Control Plan Development, Implementation, Maintenance and Re-Assessment
  • Preparing for the Safe Food for Canadians Act/Regulations (SFCA/R)
  • Preparing for Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Scheme Certification
  • Internal Audits for GFSI Schemes
  • British Retail Consortium (BRC – Level 1, 2 and 3)
  • Safe Quality Food (SQF) Systems
  • Temporary Market Authorization (TMA)
  • CFIA Federal Establishment Registration
  • Food Labeling Review and Consultation
  • Ingredient Review
  • Nutritional Labeling (Canada & USA)
  • Export and Import Licensing
  • Allergen Control Program Consultation
  • Allergen Testing
  • Food Pathogen Management and Control
  • Validation Program Development
  • Post-Market Authorization Services

Gap Analysis:  Onsite review, written assessment and implementation guidance of your food safety program and quality management procedures for gaps or deficiencies. The analysis covers all activities from material intake, storage, processing and final product packaging through to crating for shipment.

Employee Training:  To assist employees to understand and execute your company’s written food safety plan and preparation for regulatory inspections

CFIA Audit Preparation:  Pre-assessment audit to address any issues prior to review

  • Product Concept
  • Clean Label – Simple Formulations
  • Plant-based Ingredient Products
  • Formulation – Prototype Development, Evaluation & Review
  • Formulation – Optimization, Reformulation and Troubleshooting
  • Stability/Shelf Life
  • Allowable Claims for Unique Ingredients or Formulas
  • New Packaged Food Products
  • Project Management
  • Scale Up and Commercialization

As an importer, you need to ensure that the food you import is safe to consume and meets Canadian requirements. Foreign products must conform with SFCA and CFIA regulations which obliges imported food be prepared with the same level of food safety controls as food prepared in Canada.

We help companies with the completion of Export and Import License registrations for USA, Europe & EU, Australia, Central and South America

  • Food Additives
  • Flavours
  • Novel Food Ingredients
  • Specifications
  • Certificates Of Analysis
  • Sampling Plans
  • Identity Preserved Compliance (Kosher, Organic, non-GMO, Halal, Gluten-Free, Keto)
  • Competency Quizzes
  • Information sessions for Product Ideation, Design of Experiment for Product Development, Method Development and Best PD Laboratory Practices and Analysis of Results

Regulatory compliance and analytical testing go hand-in-hand when it comes to keeping your food products safe throughout the supply chain as well for monitoring domestic and imported food products. Whether you are running a small local food operation or involved with large-scale production, Canadian Analytical Laboratories provides the advanced analytical support you need to be fully and confidently ensure quality and safety for your customers. Our in-house laboratory partner provides:

  • Analytical Testing of bacterial identification of food borne pathogens and Indicator Organisms
  • Routine microbiological monitoring of food quality and manufacturing practices
  • Shelf life evaluation

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