The Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation

DRC Membership – More than good business!

When differences of opinion occur, we provide the fruit and vegetable value chain with specialised consultation, mediation and arbitration services to resolve the issue in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance for Canadians subject to the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations
  • Dispute prevention education
  • Fast, fair and enforceable solutions to disputes
  • Improved business networking
  • Integral risk management component of any sound business plan

Members worldwide subscribe to a common set of trading standards and members responsibilities that promote the fair and ethical trade of produce entering the North American marketplace.

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Safe Food for Canadians Regulations:
Special Requirements for Canadians

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations include a regulatory requirement for membership in the DRC. Upon the coming into force of the new regulations on January 15, 2019, Canadian buyers and sellers of fresh fruits and vegetables will be required to be members of the DRC, unless exempt.

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Special requirements for Canadians subject to the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Latest News

Final Safe Food For Canadians Regulations Published

Canada’s Ministers of Health and Agriculture and Agri-Food have announced that final Safe Food for Canadians Regulations were published in Canada Gazette, Part II (CGII). The regulations come into force January 15, 2019. While the regulations primarily address important food safety and traceability matters, there …

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Latest Solutions

Annual billing

A friendly reminder that annual invoices will be mailed to most members on November 15th. If your company information has changed in the past 12 months, including your responsibly connected individuals, please download the  Membership Records Update Form and submit it to DRC prior to November …

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