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What Are the Requirements? Understanding the Canadian Market

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Dec 06, 2017 - Dec 06, 2017

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Join Food Export–Midwest and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture for a day of education topics on the Canadian market. Don’t miss this opportunity to increase your knowledge of becoming a successful exporter.

Speaker Krista Coventry, Director of Regulatory Affairs (Eastern Canada) for Source Nutraceutical, Inc. will discuss the following topics:

  • Canadian Regulations: Labeling Requirements, Expectations and Working with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). This session will review the Canadian regulatory framework relating to food regulations for labeling food.
  • How to/what is Allowed in Labeling Food including: GMO/Organic and Healthy
  • Expectations in working with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Company Discussion: Brady Barnstable, co-founder and COO of Seven Sundays, will discuss his experience exporting to the Canadian market.

Overview of Food Export Association of the Midwest Programs and Services including upcoming opportunities in Canada

Registration Deadline: December 4, 2017 - $50 per person
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: 
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
50 South Sixth Street, Suite 1500 – Seattle Room, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1498

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Event ParkingDorsey will validate event parking at the following two parking ramps:
Dorsey Ramp/50 South Sixth Street: Please park on levels 4-8 in the 50 South Sixth Street parking ramp. Enter on Sixth Street between Hennepin Avenue and Nicollet Mall. BE ADVISED: This ramp fills quickly. Please do not park in the Dorsey Client Parking section on Level 3.
Gaviidae Common Ramp: Located on Sixth Street between Nicollet Mall and Marquette Avenue, on the right side. Gaviidae is connected to the Wells Fargo Center.

About the Presenter

Ms. Krista Coventry is the Director of Regulatory Affairs (Eastern Canada) for Source Nutraceutical, Inc., a Canadian contract research organization. She is a regulatory affairs specialist in the North American health products sector with 15 years of experience providing project management, regulatory strategies and market compliance solutions to industry clients, globally. Krista has expert knowledge of acts, regulations, policies and guidelines relating to health foods and natural health products (NHPs) in Canada and the U.S. 

Krista has extensive experience lecturing on regulatory topics impacting the health food and NHP sectors at various industry conferences, workshops and seminars, and also regularly authors regulatory-themed articles for several industry publications. She has numerous distinguished volunteer affiliations with regulatory-based professional and scientific societies, and is an active member of Health Canada’s Food Expert Advisory Committee (FEAC); the Board of Directors for CAPRA (Canadian Association for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs); and The Canadian Health Food Association’s Food Regulatory Advisory Committee, among others.

Krista is also completing her Ph.D. at the University of Guelph in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, with a research focus on clinical research involving health foods and natural health products.     


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