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Producer – Food Safety and Traceability Training and Education


Maximum of $1,500


Producer – Food Safety and Traceability Training and Education provides support to food safety or traceability training from a qualified third party to increase knowledge and adoption of recognized food safety or traceability systems.

Eligible Applicants

  • New producer businesses who meet the following criteria:
    • File personal income taxes in Ontario
    • Have proof of ownership or control of productive agricultural assets to generate farm income
    • Have a valid and up-to-date Premises Identification Number for the farm property where the proposed project is to take place
    • Have not had more than $7,000 in gross farm income two and three years prior to enrolling in the Partnership
    • Have business projections that demonstrate potential annual gross business income of $7,000 or more within three years of applying
  • Livestock (except dairy production) and poultry operations are not eligible to apply

Eligible Expenses

  • Costs for courses, training and materials from a qualified third party training institution or industry expert related to the adoption of food safety and/or traceability practices and systems
  • Food safety courses may be offered by:
    • Colleges or universities
    • National or international food safety program owners
    • Accredited/approved auditing bodies for national or international food safety programs
    • Not-for-profit industry organizations
    • Licensed pest control companies
    • Sanitation companies

Deadline Date

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Contact Name: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Phone Number: 1-877-424-1300

E-mail Address:


Industry: Agriculture, Location: Ontario ,
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