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Food Safety Systems Program

The Food Safety Systems Program (FSSP) helps Saskatchewan non-federally registered meat slaughter and meat processing facilities maintain and enhance food safety.


1. Guidance

Eligible activities include:

  • Facility Modifications: Facility assessments, modifications and equipment upgrades.
  • Food Safety System Development and Implementation: Developing and implementing auditable Food Safety Systems.


Please refer to the Food Safety Systems Program Guidelines for detailed information on the program criteria. 


2. Eligibility

Non-federally registered meat processing and slaughter plants including:

  • Operators obtaining federal status, but not yet under federal status.
  • Operators that currently have domestic status, or Health inspected/certified wishing to obtain domestic status.
  • Health inspected/certified operators with an on-site slaughter facilities wishing to remain at Health inspected/certified status.

Other eligibility criteria:

  • Licensed, registered, or inspected/certified with either the Ministry of Agriculture's Domestic Meat Program, or the Ministry of Health's Public Health System
  • Commercial enterprises
  • Located in Saskatchewan
  • Have and maintain current licensing, registration, or inspection at time of final program payment
  • An existing, operational meat processing facility
  • Processors of meat intended for human consumption

3. How To Apply

Facility Modification Application Deadline

  • Facility food safety analysis must have been completed by May 1, 2017
  • The deadline to submit facility Modification pre-approval application was May 1, 2017.  
Food Safety System Development and Implementation Deadline

  • Work on all approved facility modifications must be completed and application submitted by February 1, 2018.


4. Apply

This program is no longer accepting applications.

Program administrator 

Only pre-approved applicants are to receive funding for their projects.

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