OnTrace Agri-food Traceability (OnTrace)

November 10, 2009 07:00 ET

Sign Up Today for the OnTrace Traceability Workshops For Producers and Meat Processors

Find out everything you wanted to know about traceability but didn't know who to ask

GUELPH, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 10, 2009) - OnTrace, Ontario's go-to organization for traceability solutions and information is launching a series of workshops this month for producers and meat processors.

"We're taking traceability to producers and meat processors so they can simply and easily learn how to benefit from traceability," said Brian Sterling, CEO of OnTrace. "We want to help them understand how to implement traceability why it is good for their business, and how it can improve their bottom line. The objective of the workshops is to educate and offer answers that will work and provide tools to set up your own traceability system."

Meat Processors Workshop Schedule

This one day workshop has been developed for Meat Processors and is being held in the following locations from 8:00am - 4:00pm including lunch:



Thursday November 12th, 2009 - Jordan
- Best Western Beacon Harbourside Inn, 2793 Beacon Boulevard, Jordan,
Ontario

Thursday November 19th, 2009 - Mississauga
- Holiday Inn, Mississauga Toronto West 100 Britannia Road East,
Mississauga, Ontario

Monday November 23rd, 2009 - Guelph
- Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Drive,
Guelph, Ontario


Registration fee is $25 per person. Space is limited. Register today.

Producers Workshop Schedule

This series of two half day workshops and one full day workshop has been developed for Producers who will benefit from these sessions being held in the following locations:

Workshop #1 Traceability Basics (half day session- 8:00am - 12:00pm including lunch)



Tuesday December 8th, 2009 - Kemptville
- University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus 830 Prescott St.,
Kemptville, Ontario

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 - New Liskeard
- Quality Inn, Hwy 11 North, New Liskeard, Ontario

Wednesday January 13th, 2010 - Leamington
- Days Inn, 566 Bevel Line Road, Leamington, Ontario

Friday January 29th, 2010 - Cambridge
- Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre, 700 Hespeler Road Cambridge,
Ontario


Workshop #2 Traceability Business (full day session - 8:00am - 4:00pm including lunch)



Wednesday February 10th, 2010 - Kemptville
- University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus 830 Prescott St.,
Kemptville, Ontario

Wednesday February 24th, 2010 - New Liskeard
- Quality Inn, Hwy 11 North, New Liskeard, Ontario

Wednesday March 10th, 2010 - Leamington
- Days Inn, 566 Bevel Line Road, Leamington, Ontario

Wednesday March 24th, 2010 - Guelph
- Holiday Inn, Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 601 Scottsdale Drive,
Guelph, Ontario


Workshop #3 Traceability Benefits (half day session - 8:00am - 12:00pm including lunch)



Thursday April 8th, 2010 - Kemptville
- University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus 830 Prescott St.,
Kemptville, Ontario

Thursday April 22nd, 2010 - New Liskeard
- Quality Inn, Hwy 11 North, New Liskeard, Ontario

Thursday May 13th, 2010 - Leamington
- Days Inn, 566 Bevel Line Road, Leamington, Ontario

Thursday May 27th, 2010 - Guelph
- Holiday Inn, Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 601 Scottsdale Drive,
Guelph, Ontario


Cost for the complete Producer series of workshops is $60, or $25 per workshop.
Space is limited. Register today.

To register for the Meat Processors' or Producers' Workshops and for further information call Toll Free 1-888-38-TRACE (8-7223), or visit www.ontraceagrifood.com.

Traceability is good for Business. Find out how it can improve yours.

ABOUT ONTRACE

OnTrace is the industry-led not-for-profit corporation created to lead food traceability programs and initiatives in the province of Ontario. The OnTrace Board of Directors is made of senior industry leaders from a cross-section of agriculture and other industry sectors. OnTrace's goals are: to deliver traceability solutions that will enable the agriculture and agri-food industry in Ontario to become more innovative and competitive and; to strengthen the capacity of industry and government to respond to emergencies related to agriculture and agri-food welfare and public safety.

OnTrace is located at: 1030 Gordon Street, Suite 202, Guelph, ON N1G 4X5. Our contact coordinates are: Toll Free 1-888-38-TRACE (8-7223) Phone 519.766.9292, Fax 519.766.1313. For further information, visit: www.ontraceagrifood.com.

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