Traceability Adoption Program helps businesses meet new and existing regulatory requirements for the traceability of food, animals, and seafood products.
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Traceability Adoption Program
TAP seeks to build public confidence in foods and beverages that are processed or handled for consumption and trade by BC businesses along the agrifood value chain. The objective of TAP is to implement traceability systems in BC’s primary and secondary production and processing sectors.
To be eligible for TAP, you must be a BC-based agriculture, food or seafood business, such as a(n):
Traceability Adoption Program Cap: $20,000
Livestock Tag Reader Rebate Cap: $3,500
Cost-shared ratio: Up to 70%
Eligible activities for the Traceability Adoption Program include:
Consultant fees for assessing, planning and/or implementing the project.
Purchase and installation of hardware for traceability systems such as Radio-frequency identification (RFID) or barcode readers, label printers, on-site databases or servers, and wireless or wired connectivity.
Purchase, licensing/subscription and installation of traceability software to gather, store, process, report, and track information.
Staff training by consultant to implement traceability systems.
Purchase of multi-use electronic device(s) to support traceability systems such as computer terminals, laptops, tablets, and smart phones.