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					Canadian Supply Chain
Food Safety Coalition



   Looking Ahead 2009

   Presented by Albert Chambers, Secretariat
   at the 8th Annual Meeting
   26 February 2009
   Via Conference Call & Webcast
2008 Priorities
• Member Relations
• Pandemic Preparedness Planning
• Government Relations
• Issue Management
• Government Recognition of Post-Farm
  Programs
• National Strategy Project
Activities for 2009 - Carryover
•   Member Relations
•   Emergency Preparedness Planning
•   National Strategy Project
•   Government Relations
•   Issue Management
#1 - Member Relations

• New members
• Member retention
#2 – Emergency Preparedness Planning

• New FPT approach to industry
  involvement in emergency planning
• New network committee to be formed in
  May
• Coalition will need to determine if it wants
  to continue to co-chair this committee
#3 – National Strategy

• Validation survey concluded on February
  24th.
• Final strategy and project reports due by
  March 31st
• Coalition identified by participants as lead
  in some areas
• Directors & Members will need to review
  outcomes & set priorities – prior to
  summer 2009
#4 – Government Relations

• Regularize relations with new FPT Food
  Safety Committee
• Continue to foster good contacts at CFIA,
  Health Canada & AAFC on the food safety
  files
• Strengthen relations with provinces/
  territories
#5 - Issue Management

• Growing Forward Initiative
• Food & Consumer Safety Action Plan
• Successor to Bill C-51
• Inquiry by House of Commons Subcommittee
  on Food Safety
• FPT Ministers request for Food Safety Action
  Plan & linkage to FPT/National Food Safety
  Strategy
• Other Canadian Initiatives (e.g. Feeds Act, etc)
• US Government & Congressional Initiatives
Looking Ahead: 2009 & Beyond

• We would like your input on:
  • Overall Priorities?
  • What’s important within each?
  • New Suggestions?
Priorities for 2009 - Proposed
•   Member Relations
•   Emergency Preparedness Planning
•   National Strategy Project
•   Government Relations
•   Issue Management

				
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