Canada GAP

Governing Organization


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Assessment Type

Third party assessed by non-verified bodies


ISEAL Alliance Member

Sectors Covered

Food, Beverage and Agriculture

Issues Covered

Food Safety

Information from the ITC's Standards Map


National food safety standards and a certification system for the safe production, storage and packing of fresh fruits and vegetables

Key Features

* The first Canadian food safety program to achieve
international recognition by the Global Food Safety
Initiative (GFSI).
* HACCP-based and founded on a preventive approach.
Farmers implement requirements and follow sciencebased measures to minimize known food safety hazards and reduce contamination risk.
* There are five different CanadaGAP certification options... more

Stakeholder Engagement

Canada engages with various stakeholders and interested parties such buyers, consumers, governments within and outside Canada and service providers.

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