Working with Food Safety FAQ

You got a lot of questions regarding food safety. At SFPM Consulting, we love to help food entrepreneurs and food businesses find out exactly what you need to ensure you meet regulatory requirements and get into food retail.


We compiled some food safety FAQs to help you with your HACCP audit, SQF audit, SFCR PCP plan and US FSMA plan. Let us know if this helps with your food safety programs.

Food Safety Regulatory Requirements

Starting Your Own Food Business

You must review your local food safety regulations, to start your own business. You can connect with the local provincial/city authority to find what you need for starting food business.

Safe Food for Canadian Requirements

United States Food Safety requirements

Getting into Retails

Food retailers such as COSTCO, Whole Foods, Walmarts, Save On Foods etc may require at least a HACCP certification or Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked certification such as SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000 etc, for you to expand to the retail store.

Under the SFCR regulations, you would likely need a SFC license and PCP plan to get distribute products out of the province.

SFPM Consulting can assist with your food safety program audit gap assessment, audit preparation and training.

Our SQF consultant assist with SQF program development and implementation and can assist with your audit requirements.

We also provide HACCP program development, implementation and audit assistance.

SFPM Consulting can assist with your CFIA or US FDA inspection requirements by helping to decode or explain the food safety requirements for you, assist to build procedures and implement the procedures to correct the deviation and guide you to manage CFIA or US FDA inspection expectation.

We understand that food safety can be confusing for many food businesses. SFPM Consulting can assist with your SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000 audit requirements. We provide SQF consultation for Canada, United States and can assist with global food safety requirements.

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At SFPM Consulting, we are building food safety programs that fits into your organizational culture and focus on brand building.

We are focusing to build strong foundations that our client can rely on their team, to meet food safety expectation and client requirements in-house.