Guelph Food Academy

Online Food Safety & Quality Management

Online Food Safety Training Program

The University of Guelph Department of Food Science has developed the Guelph Food Academy (GFA), an online interactive food safety training program.

A combination of quizzes, assignments and participation in discussion forums engage participants and facilitate the implementation of food safety practices.

  • Study at home or in your office, according to your own schedule
  • Benefit from an interactive and engaging online course format
  • Use relevant case studies to address your company’s food safety needs
  • Identify current issues and trends and their potential impact on your business
  • Virtually network with food industry professionals from around the world

Food Safety Core Program (5 months):

$2,000 plus HST (13%) in Canadian funds.  Request Information 

This course will focus on
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Risk Analysis, Incident Management, Social Media
  • Raw Materials & Finished Product Specifications
  • Allergen Management
  • Plant Layout
  • Foreign Matter Prevention & Detection
  • Management Commitment

Food Safety Supply Chain Management (6 weeks): 

$400 plus HST (13%) in Canadian funds. Request Information

  • Acquire a deep understanding of the principles to conduct an effective assessment of suppliers
  • Formulate supplier management options to ensure the safety of ingredients and raw materials
  • Propose strategies to get an effective communication with the suppliers