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Funding Categories

The chart below outlines the five categories of funding available for applicants. Click here to view the eligible and ineligible activities that fall under each category.

Food Safety and Traceability Project Categories Per cent cost-share Maximum available cost-share
  1. Assessment:

    • Food Safety and/or Traceability assessment
    • Traceability Mock Recall
75% $2,000
  1. Training/Skills Development for Food Safety and Traceability
50% $2,000
  1. Implementation Projects: Traceability
50% $15,000
  1. Implementation Projects: Food Safety
50% $14,000
  1. First Time Third party HACCP based Audit
90% $2,000
Maximum Cost Share Funding $35,000

 
Exceptions:

  1. Abattoirs: In addition to the funding categories listed above, Abattoirs are eligible for 70% coverage for Tag Readers and related software.
  2. Seafood Processors are only eligible for Traceability projects, only traceability activities relating to categories #1, 2 and 3 are eligible. A maximum of $19,000 of funding is available for Traceability projects.
  3. Organizations who already have a HACCP-based certification are only eligible for Traceability projects, only traceability activities relating to categories #1, 2 and 3 are eligible. A maximum of $19,000 of funding is available for Traceability projects.
  4. If you already have a HACCP-based certification on one-line in your facility, you may be eligible for full funding to achieve HACCP certification on another line, within the same facility. *This exception is not guaranteed, decisions will be made by the Provincial Government on a case-by case basis.*
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