E.Coli Prevention

In 2016-17, in conjunction with the Government of Canada Growing Forward II Program, CAFE offered a series of workshops on E. coli and Enteric Pathogen prevention. Templates and resources are available in the members-only zone. If you would like to organize a workshop, more information can be found by contacting info@canadian-fairs.ca or visiting the IAFE website.

Here are some other relevant resources:

Research completed under the program:

Farm Fairs and Petting Zoos: A Review of Animal Contact as a Source of Zoonotic Enteric Disease

Other useful links:

Compendium

The compendium is a U.S. document that outlines, in extensive detail, the best practices for preventing enteric pathogens at your fair/event. It is updated on a regular basis. Link available here.

H3N2v at Fairs and Petting Farms

H3N2v at Fairs and Petting Farms from Public Health Agency of Canada. Please feel free to post this notice at your events.

E.coli Notice - english

E.coli Notice - Fench


Economic, Social and Educational Benefits of Fairs - Study, 2008

The Economic, Social and Educational Benefits of Large, Medium and Small Fairs and Exhibitions in Canada - 2008

Benefits of Large, Medium and Small Fairs and Exhibitions in Canada - Executive Summaries:

Benefits of Large, Medium and Small Fairs and Exhibitions in Canada - Aggregate Reports:

 

Disclaimer: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is pleased to participate in the production of these reports. AAFC is committed to working with our industry partners to increase public awareness of the importance of the agriculture and agri-food industry in Canada. Opinions expressed in these documents are those of the Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions and not necessarily of AAFC.