Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) describes good manufacturing practices (the day-to-day activities associated with food safety programs) and gives a number of practical 'how to' suggestions to help start using them.

Learn about:

  • what facility personnel can do to improve food safety
  • best practices in Sanitation, Pest Control and Preventative Maintenance, and
  • creating a Recall plan.

Cost: $50 (Also available on CD free of charge)

HACCP will help move from GMP to HACCP (Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Point), the next step in your food safety program.

Learn about:

  • how to write a HACCP plan
  • how to identify and control your critical control points, and
  • helpful examples for completing HACCP forms.

Cost: $40 (Also available on CD free of charge)

Training Resources

  • Good Manufacturing Practices DVD: Personnel Practices. This DVD is a great tool for training plant employees. It is available in eight languages including English, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • Good Manufacturing Practices training kit: This customizable kit helps food processors train employees on Good Manufacturing Practices. It includes visual aids, trainer's notes, participant's workbooks and workbooks with answers.
  • GMP Posters: Good Manufacturing Practices posters are available to help train employees and visitors on food safety practices. Highly illustrated, durable and water-resistant makes them ideal for use anywhere in your facility. Choose from a range of food safety topics. Available in English/Spanish and French/Spanish. Free of charge!

To learn more or to order any of these resources, please call 1 877-424-1300

Examples and Forms

GMP examples: The GMP Examples (as shown in the GMP Manual) are available in Word files. You can modify the examples to be specific for your facility.

HACCP forms: The HACCP forms (as shown in the HACCP Manual) are available in Word files. You can type within the forms and save the files.

For electronic copies of any of the examples and forms, please call 1 877-424-1300 or email

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300

Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 15 March 2009
Last Reviewed: 08 June 2018