Energy, Mines and Resources


Food Safety Beneficial Management Practices

This program provides funding to address food safety, traceability and regulatory requirements in meat slaughter and processing, egg production, dairy and market garden operations.

Eligible Beneficial Management Practices Maximum
Purchasing temperature control equipmentfreezers, walk in coolers, displays, and coolers for transportation  $10,000
Purchasing stainless steel platforms for food processing  $5,000
Purchasing egg grading equipment  $5,000
Water treatment for crop washing and irrigation of crops that are eaten raw  $10,000
Purchasing impermeable wall panels  $5,000
Acquisition of specialized equipment required to implement food safety systems, food traceability initiatives, and regulatory standards on farms and in food processing facilities  $5,000

Eligible Applicants

Individuals who would like to access funding to implement beneficial management practices for slaughter and meat processing equipment must enroll in the Yukon Premise ID program. Please include on the application form how this equipment will help implement a food safety system in your operation.

Eligible Funding

Assistance is provided up to 50% of project costs for individuals if in-kind contributions are included and up to 60% if there are no in-kind contributions. An additional 5% funding is available when combined with an application to complete food safety training.*

* Food Safe 1, Food Safe 2, or HACCP based courses, some courses are offered through Yukon College.

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Energy, Mines and Resources
Agriculture Branch
Phone: 867.667.5838
Fax: 867.393.6222

Visit us on the 3rd floor, Room 320, of the Elijah Smith Building at 300 Main Street in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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