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Tag Canada Team

Updated: Dec 17, 2018

The Acheson Group (TAG) has expanded operations in Canada and has established TAG Canada. TAG Canada is staffed by leading Canadian experts in regulatory and food safety programs.

TAG's mission is to provide comprehensive and customized solutions to assist with managing your operational efficiency and risk control, brand reputation and complying with current and new regulations. Should a problem arise with regulators, recalls or quality issues we have a rapid response hotline and a skilled team ready to assist you.

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations Final Publication!

The long awaited final publication of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations has come on June 13, 2018. This is the most comprehensive revision of the food regulatory framework in Canadian history and will have broad implications for the food industry in Canada and for exporters to Canada and importers of Canadian food products.  The Government of Canada has announced that while the regulations are now in place, they will not come into effect until January 15, 2019. Read More

Service Offerings

Internal & Supply Chain Controls

  • Preparing for GFSI certification (BRC, SQF, IFS, FSSC 22000)

  • Mock CFIA Inspections

Navigate the CFIA, FDA & USDA Regulations

  • Response to regulatory actions (CFIA CARs and warning letters, FDA & USDA import actions, etc.)

  • Training & Preparation for changes under Safe Food for Canadians Regulations - mandatory licensing and preventive controls coming in 2018

  • FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) Training

  • CFIA's current regulations plus 2018 Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

  • FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), including Food, Animal & Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)

  • Canadian and U.S. Labeling & Food Code Requirements

Protecting Your Brand and Bottom Line

  • Development of Crisis Communication Tools

About The Acheson Group (TAG)

Led by Former FDA Associate Commissioner for Foods Dr. David Acheson, TAG is a food safety consulting group that provides guidance and expertise worldwide for companies throughout the food supply chain. With in-depth industry knowledge combined with real-world experience, TAG's team of food safety experts help companies more effectively mitigate risk, improve operational efficiencies, and ensure regulatory and standards compliance. www.AchesonGroup.com

To learn more about the TAG Canada team and services - contact TAG today!